Category Archives: health

Renal anatomical and physiological similarities of pig and human

Pigs are mammals. Consequently, all of the major structures found in humans are present in the fetal pig. With proper directions, they can all be readily found, especially with large, full term fetal pig specimens. There are a some differences in structural details, mostly relatively minor in nature. Some examples are given below.

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Nurses and surgical team from the United States successfully tested a pig kidney transplant on a human patient.

The surgical team examines the pig kidney for any signs of hyperacute rejection, as the organ was implanted outside the body to allow for observation and tissue sampling during the 54-hour study period, at NYU Langone in New York, U.S., in this undated handout photo. Joe Carrotta for NYU Langone Health/Handout via REUTERS .Read More

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Ways to get better sleep

Though It’s nothing out of the ordinary to struggle with sleep at night sometimes, Insomnia is the inability to sleep at night that disturbs daily functioning. Lack of chronic sleep might the linked to a couple of health problems, so you are advised to consult your physician before self-medicating.  Though you might be tempted to turn to over the counter

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Poisoning First Aid Instructions

If the individual collapses, has a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can’t be awakened: Call for help IMMEDIATELY. How you treat someone who may have been poisoned depends on: The person’s symptoms The person’s age Whether you know the type and amount of the substance that caused poisoning There are some quick first aid measures that make a difference if accomplished within

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