Working kidney created in bioengineering lab

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There just aren’t enough donated organs to fill the need. That’s why scientists have been dreaming of growing transplantable organs in labs. Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Regenerative Medicine have made a step forward by creating a functional rat kidney. Continue reading

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Fast-food ‘linked to childhood asthma’

Fast food often contains high levels of "unhealthy" fat
Fast food often contains high levels of “unhealthy” fat

Eating fast food three times a week may lead to asthma and eczema in children, say researchers who have looked at global disease and dietary patterns. Continue reading