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Patients undergoing Kidney dialysis spend approximately 12 hours a week connected to a dialysis machine. Research is being conducted on a battery-powered device that will allow patients to cleanse their blood regularly, while still mobile. People suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) are only able to cleanse about 17% of the toxic chemicals compared to a healthy kidney. Researchers are still waiting for approval from the FDA before releasing the 10 pound device to the public.