Lab-Grown 'Custom' Organs May Be Future of Medicine

What if dying patients waiting for an organ transplant could receive a custom, lab-grown replacement rather than waiting for a donor organ? To some, this may sound like science fiction -- and in many ways, it still is. But the advances in the field of regenerative medicine that made headlines last week suggest such lab-grown organs may become reality in the future. One of these advances was Swedish scientists' creation of a custom vein that has carried blood from a little girl's intestines...Full Story
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