Scientists Develop Blood-Cleansing Artificial Spleen

Researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute have developed a spleen-inspired device capable of rapidly filtering out pathogenic organisms and deadly toxins from the blood of patients. It’s hoped that one day, this blood-cleansing tool could be used to help individuals suffering from a life-threatening condition called sepsis. Sepsis is the immune system’s overreaction to a bloodstream... Continue Reading →

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