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Scientists found a possible new set of organs hidden deep in the human skull

Doctors discovered a set of previously unknown salivary glands in the nasal cavity. More research needs to be done before the glands are officially named as new organs. The discovery has implications for treating head and neck cancers and chronic ear, nose, and throat problems. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Scientists found a possible new set of organs hidden deep in the human skull
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Why organ transplants are so expensive in the US

The average billed cost of a heart transplant is an estimated $US1,382,400, according to consulting firm Milliman, and other organs aren’t much cheaper. Doctors say transplant centres are strong revenue sources for hospitals; they charge high service fees, which factor into the overall cost, to help meet their bottom line. […]
Why organ transplants are so expensive in the US
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Science has created the first human/pig hybrid embryos

Using animals to grow human organs for transplant has moved one step close to reality with the latest scientific breakthrough — the creation of the world’s first human/pig hybrid embryos. Salk Institute researchers in the US, reporting in the journal Cell today, say they’ve successfully grown embryos containing cells from […]
Science has created the first human/pig hybrid embryos