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What’s keeping us from growing organs from stem cells?

If we know how to cause embryonic stem cells to differentiate into different tissue types, and we know how embryonic development turns those tissues into organs, why can’t we yet grow entire human ...
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Is it technically possible to replace aging body part and live forever? [closed]

I heard that iPS cells can be used to make some human organs (Takebe, et al. 2013). If we make young organs using regenerative medical techniques and replace aging organs with them, can we live ...
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How feasible is the discovery of the organ „interstitium“ (opposed to it just being interstitial space)?

A study published on March 27th in Nature by researchers from the New York Univeristy‘s School Of Medicine postulates an entirely new organ, the interstitium, basically a fluid/tissue system that is ...
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What keeps our organs in place?

Do they float iniside our "blood blob inside our body" or they are connected to our muscles ?
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List of Organs by Vascular Density?

Could anyone please give me a list of the major organs in the human body with their vascular densities? 3D models and pictures of such are available, but calculating how much which organ has is very ...
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What is the minimum energy needed to stay alive?

This is a bit of an odd question, but here goes. Your body needs energy to function. Each organ (brain, heart, etc.) need different amounts of energy to function properly. So it stands to reason that ...
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Permanent damage from anti-inflammatory

The toxicity of anti-inflammatory drugs appears to be a well-estabilished issue, as outlined by papers such the one in https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2997980/. What organs may be ...
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Can removal of internal organs (such as in hysterectomy) affect the posture of the body or the stomach?

A friend of mine had a partial hysterectomy operation (her womb was removed but the ovaries were left in place). She has had some weight gain in her abdominal area since then. She feels that some of ...