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Ingenious Technique Leads to Kids Having Kidney Transplants Without Immune Suppression

Ingenious Technique Leads to Kids Having Kidney Transplants Without Immune Suppression

Organ transplants can quite literally save lives, but they also come with strings attached – often including a lifetime of immunosuppression drug treatments required to keep the immune system in check, lest it reject the transplanted organ as a foreign invader. Now scientists are reporting on three successful kidney organ transplants, carried out in children …

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World Kidney Cancer Day 2022: Lifestyle changes that will help keep the disease at bay

World Kidney Cancer Day 2022: Lifestyle changes that will help keep the disease at bay

Kidneys, the bean-shaped organs located in the lower abdomen, play a crucial role in removing waste from the body. They also help in the metabolism of vitamin D, and maintain the pH level of the blood. As such, kidney health is an essential part of overall well-being. But, kidney cancer — caused when kidney cells …

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