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More than 15 million adult Americans suffer from kidneys diseases, which often impair the ability of the organs to remove toxins from the blood. Standard dialysis involves three long sessions at a hospital per week. But an artificial kidney developed by Los Angeles-based Xcorporeal can clean blood around the clock. The machine is fully automated, battery-operated, waterproof, and—at less than five pounds—portable.
—Ernst & Young