Scientists attach pig kidney to a human, giving new hope for transplants

Medical team performs a surgical operation.
Medical team performs a surgical operation. Photo credit Getty Images
By , Audacy

Scientists successfully attached a pig’s kidney to a human body for several days, heartening researchers working to create solutions for those in need of life-saving transplants.

Doctors have searched for centuries for a viable alternative to human organ transplants. Recently, scientists have concentrated much of their research on pigs to combat the organ shortage.

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