Goodbye To The Dialysis Machine – Scientists Have Developed A Bionic Kidney!

Bionic Kidney

Bionic Kidney- Goodbye To The Dialysis Machine

Recently, scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, USA, has gotten a scientific breakthrough to have develop the world’s first bionic kidney that can replace damaged kidneys. Though natural remedies are actually very powerful, but there are times when we have to turn to modern technology. Dialysis patients can’t live without the treatment, but their suffering is enormous. The real deal is for us to apply preventive measures such as eating healthy diet which make the kidney healthy! Click here to see the Super Foods to Keep Your Kidney Healthy!

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Many of them must wait for years to get a kidney transplant and live normally, with seemingly no other solution on the horizon.

However, there’s finally a light in the dark tunnel – scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, USA, have developed the world’s first bionic kidney which can replace damaged kidneys easily and effectively.

The Bionic Kidney Project At UCSF

The bionic kidney is a perfect replica of our kidneys. It consists of numerous microchips and is moved by the heart. Like the normal kidneys, it is able to filter waste and toxins from the bloodstream.

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The project was unveiled by Willian Vanderbilt Fissels and Shuvo Roy from the University of California, offering renewed hope for millions of kidney dialysis patients. Now, some of you may be wondering “But, what if the body rejects it?”, but, the scientists assure us that the chances of rejection are zero! Incredible, right?

Bionic Kidney- Goodbye To The Dialysis Machine

This is because the bionic kidney is made from renal cells. The first prototype is the size of a coffee cup and can balance the levels of sodium and potassium in the body while regulating blood pressure.Dark-Spot-Remover

The project is wonderful news for any dialysis patient. In the beginning (November 2015), the scientists received $6 million from the Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bio-engineering, and it’s safe to say that the money were well spent.

The scientists have high hopes for the bionic kidney, and the lead researcher, Dr. Victor Gura, says that the device will be available for sale in only 2 years.

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