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Company Claims To Have Developed 3D Printed Liver Tissue

Posted in Medicine on 27th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

According to Pandorum Technologies, the company behind the technology, these 3D printed liver tissues are made of human cells and will allow for inexpensive medical research.

Study: Liver hormone regulates sweet, alcohol preferences

Posted in Medicine on 27th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

A hormone found in the liver has the ability to reduce sweet and alcohol cravings in mammals, a recent study found.

Drinking coffee decreases the odds of getting liver cancer, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 30th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Drinking three or more of alcoholic drinks increases chances of liver cancer, but drinking coffee decreases odds, according to the World Cancer Research Fund.

Ted 2015: Bacteria programmed to find tumours

Posted in Medicine on 18th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Bacteria programmed to spot tumors in the liver have been shown off at the TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver.

Tiny 3D Printed Livers From Organovo Go On Sale

Posted in Medicine on 19th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The idea is that companies can use the printed tissue to test whether experimental drugs are safe for human livers.