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Kidneys grown in rats could pave way for human transplant options

TOKYO: Scientists said Wednesday they have successfully used mice stem cells to grow kidneys in rat embryos, using a technique that could one day help grow human kidneys for transplant. But the researchers cautioned that their success was only a first step and that "serious technical barriers and complex ethical issues" remain before the process could be used for human organs. The technique has previously been used to grow mice-derived pancreases in rats, but the new study is the first evidence that it could one day…

Health benefits of water

Did you know that roughly 60% of your body weight is composed of water? Water is an essential element for your health. Daily, you lose lots and lots of amounts of water via the processes of breathing, sweating, indigestion and exercising.