Hyderabad hospital performs rare kidney transplant

August 19th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) For the first time in the country, a hospital in Hyderabad has successfully performed kidney transplant between non-matching blood groups.Kamineni Hospitals doctors transplanted the kidney of ... Read more...

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Fans petition to stop Jackson autopsy show

December 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Fans of Michael Jackson have lauched a petition to prevent the broadcast of a gruesome TV show featuring a re-enactment of the late singer's autopsy.The Discovery Channel's ... Read more...

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Treehouse of Horror: Simpsons Spoofing Twilight

October 25th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The preview of The Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horror” has been released where the creators of the popular show have spoofed ‘Twilight’.  In this hilarious episode, Daniel ... Read more...

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Floridian Female Guillotined Allegedly By Her Beau

August 28th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 28, 2010 (Just Flashed): The powers that be in Florida have uttered that a 48-year-old north Floridian female named Jan Dunn Keller has been detected in a guillotined and mutilated ... Read more...

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Dead Body Of A Female Stolen From A Mausoleum At The St. Charles Cemetery In Long Island

August 25th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The detectives on Tuesday mentioned that brigands have stolen the dead body of a female from a mausoleum in Long Island. The police officers have ... Read more...

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Goa’s funeral managers provide A to Z solutions (Feature)

August 25th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) Does the phrase 'last nail in the coffin' give you the shivers? Then you should meet the folks who solemnly kneel over the wooden casket with ... Read more...

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Princess Di’s driver’s blood test ‘wasn’t verified’

August 9th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): The blood test on the body of Princess Diana's driver, who was officially blamed for her death because he was drunk, was never verified, it has emerged.Chauffeur ... Read more...

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New technique to quickly detect buried bodies

August 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Finding bodies buried by someone who wanted them to stay undiscovered may not be difficult any more thanks to a new technique developed by scientists that can reliably ... Read more...

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New surgery shows promise in patients of severe flat foot deformity

July 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): New surgery, developed at Hospital for Special Surgery, could improve patient outcomes in individuals with severe adult flat foot deformity, a problem that is increasingly being seen in ... Read more...

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Mandela ‘corpse’ painting evokes angry response in Jo’burg mall

July 9th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 9 (ANI): A painting depicting Nelson Mandela as a corpse undergoing an autopsy is causing a stir in a Johannesburg shopping center.The painting is a modern take of a 17th ... Read more...

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Now, teeth of dead bodies can reveal their identity

June 30th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A person's dental patterns could be as reliable an identity proof for dead bodies as DNA, according to researchers from the University of Granada.Forensic police uses DNA testing ... Read more...

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Body’s own veins better for grafts than synthetic ones

January 1st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Replacing infected aortic grafts with the body's own veins has proved more durable and less prone to new infection than current procedures relying on synthetic or cadaver grafts. The ... Read more...

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For aortic grafts, patient’s own veins are a much better idea

December 31st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): The UT Southwestern Medical Center's vascular surgical procedure to replace infected aortic grafts with the body's own veins has not only been found to be more durable but ... Read more...

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Exchange donor programme future of transplant surgery: Doctors

August 20th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) After a Nigerian toddler and an Indian woman became India's first case of swap liver transplant surgery, doctors believe that exchange of organs between two needy families ... Read more...

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Robin Bain accused for sexually abusing his daughter

May 12th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
Laniet a sister to David Bain and the daughter of Robin Bain, recently told her employer, Stephen Cousins that she was having sexual intercourse with her father and that she was planning ... Read more...

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Ramadoss announces national organ transplant programme

November 15th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 15 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Anbumani Ramadoss today launched a National Organ Transplant Programme to improve the scenario for major transplantations like kidney, liver and heart in the ... Read more...

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Punjab shows the way to raise awareness about organ donation

October 29th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Oct 29 (ANI): Though organ transplantation in India was started in 1971, the donations from cadavers were negligible. However Punjab has recently made a beginning in spreading awareness ... Read more...

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Purported Bigfoot discovery met with disbelief in US

August 16th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
DPA San Francisco, Aug 16 (DPA) Two US men's claim that they stumbled upon the carcass of a Bigfoot, a legendary half-man, half-ape creature, has been met with scepticism. The two men appeared ... Read more...

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Mother-child ties outlive umbilical cord severance

May 5th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Mother-child ties are virtually indissoluble, even after the umbilical cord is sundered. Zillions of cells that pass back and forth between the mother and the developing child during ... Read more...

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Cadavers to help orthopaedic surgeons hone skills

April 2nd, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Lady Hardinge Medical College here will use cadavers to train over 200 orthopaedic surgeons from across India in handling complicated fractures in paediatric and geriatric age ... Read more...

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India lacks quality renal care: kidney foundation

March 13th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 13 (IANS) Kidney patients in India do not have access to quality renal care, due to lack of infrastructure, awareness about the disease and methods of prevention, according to the ... Read more...

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