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Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

Throughout the era of modern medicine, animals have been used extensively to develop and test therapies before they are tested in humans. Virtually every medical therapy in use today

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Study clears way to growing replacement body organs

A discovery involving Monash University scientists promises to pave the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts, kidneys and bowels, using patients’ own stem cells.

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A quarter of kidney donors are living: what you need to know to be a donor

At any one time, more than 1,400 Australians are on an organ transplant waiting list. The most common organs in demand are kidneys, followed by the liver and lung.

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New hope for kidney disease

Researchers have made a discovery that could see patients with kidney disease no longer having to resort to dialysis or kidney transplants. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be caused by...

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