artificial heart

Indian-American surgeon to bring low-cost heart therapy to India

August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American artificial heart surgeon, is set to introduce a unique low-cost "triple heart therapy" in India to help patients ... Read more...

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Toddler receives world’s smallest artificial heart

May 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Italian doctors have saved the life of a 16-month-old boy after they implanted the world's smallest artificial heart in him, Daily Mail reported Friday.The device, which ... Read more...

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Live human heart grown in lab offers new hope to cardiac patients

April 4th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): American researchers are growing human hearts in laboratories, offering hope for millions of cardiac patients.And they believe the their artificial heart could start beating within weeks.The experiment is ... Read more...

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US doctors transplant a plastic heart

February 16th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US doctors came to the rescue of an Oklahoma’s heart patient when they transplanted a plastic heart into his body. He had been on the waiting ... Read more...

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Doctors Save Man’s Life With Plastic Heart Transplant

February 16th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States have successfully transplanted an artificial plastic pump into an Oklahoma pastor's chest to replace his heart. The device, which is called the Total ... Read more...

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Bionic implants melding man and machine

November 8th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A range of recently unveiled bionic implants have converted the science-fiction fantasy of the 'bionic-man' into a tantalising real-life possibility.Take the case of Miikka Terho, a man born ... Read more...

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15-year boy first to get robot heart transplant

October 3rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy has become the world's first child to be implanted with an artificial heart.The unnamed Italian boy had the 10-hour operation last week and was said ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Crank 2

August 27th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Crank 2: High Voltage: Better left avoidedRating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, David Carradine, Clifton Collins Jr and Efren RamierzDirectors: Mark Neveldine and Brian TaylorBy – Rohan SawantAugust ... Read more...

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Six-year-old Brit girl survives 228 days with artificial heart

July 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A six-year-old British girl lived for more than seven months with an artificial heart pumping blood around her body to keep her alive.Alice lived with the device, ... Read more...

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4 Year Old Boy Dies Waiting For Berlin Heart

October 26th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A young boy from St.Paul's passed away about a week back after, waiting for a Berlin Heart. Four year old Connor Turner was suffering from a ... Read more...

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New heart pump needs no wires

September 16th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Heart pumps, hooked with wires to power themselves, end up seriously infecting nearly 40 percent of patients. Scientists have now developed the technology to power heart pump wirelessly ... Read more...

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Jelly thickener may help grow artificial muscles in future

July 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): In a novel study, Australian researchers are using food thickener used in yoghurts and jellies to develop artificial muscle.Nanotechnology graduate Cameron Ferris, and supervisor Dr. Marc in ... Read more...

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First 3 patients fitted with next-generation mechanical heart pumps in US

June 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Three patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Centre have become the first to be implanted with a next-generation artificial heart pump called the DuraHeart Left-Ventricular Assist System in ... Read more...

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Natural solution to artificial heart pacemakers may be possible

April 10th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Researchers in New York have moved a step closer towards developing a biological solution to artificial heart pacemakers.Richard Robinson and his colleagues at Columbia and Stony Brook Universities ... Read more...

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Meet the 14-yr-old girl who lived without a heart for 4 months

November 20th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): The heart is an organ one cannot do without, but a 14-year-old girl has proved otherwise by surviving for four months without one. D''Zhana Simmons, 14, from ... Read more...

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Soon, pulse-less artificial hearts to replace their real human counterparts

October 28th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Doctors at the Texas Heart Institute have joined forces with scientists from the University of Houston in a effort to completely replace the beating human heart with ... Read more...

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Crocodiles can bypass their lungs for improved digestion

February 5th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new research on American alligators' circulation systems has shown that crocodilians bypass their lungs to improve digestion and increase chances of their long-term survival in the wild.While ... Read more...

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Worlds longest-living artificial heart patient dies

December 3rd, 2007 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Brit Peter Houghton, the world's longest-living artificial heart patient has died at the age of 68.He was given the first permanent mechanical heart given in 2000, which was ... Read more...

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