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‘Toofan’ - nothing extraordinary about it (Kannada Movie Review)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Toofan"; Cast: Yashas, Nakshatra, Chandan, Sadhu Kokila, Ramesh Bhat, Shivaram, Vidya Murthy, Suresh Mangalore, Pramila Joshai, Chitra Shenoy, Devadas Kappikad; Director: Smile Seenu; Producer; Jade Gowda; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman excited for directorial debut ‘Heartless’


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman is looking forward to wearing the director's hat for "Heartless" - a medical thriller featuring his son Adhyayan in the lead."I ... Read more...

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This Pakistani’s heart will beat for India


July 14th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) A Pakistani national has got a new lease of life after an Indian family donated the heart of their family member, who died in a road ... Read more...

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Government for public-private tie-up on organ transplants


May 31st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) To meet the increasing demand of organ transplantation, public-private partnership between hospitals in the country is the way forward, Director General of Health Services R.K. ... Read more...

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New York taxpayers’ to pay for rapist’ heart transplant!


April 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 24 (ANI): Kenneth Pike, serving 18 to 40-years sentence for raping a relative teenager, could get a heart transplant to live longer, and money will come from the city's ... Read more...

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A rare transplant leaves a man with two hearts


February 24th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A California man can boast of two hearts after doctors performed a procedure on him to add a healthy heart to his defective one.36-year-old Tyson Smith ... 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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Stem cells Can Be used In Mending Broken Hearts


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top heart charity of UK started a research project worth $80 million recently to discover the potential of stem cell for regenerating cardiac tissues and ... Read more...

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Stem cells show promise in repairing child’s damaged heart


January 28th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A study, led by an Indian-origin boffin, has revealed that heart stem cells from children with congenital heart disease were able to rebuild the damaged heart in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jeffrey Dean Morgan To Weave Some Magic In 60s Drama ‘Magic City’


January 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, might look like Javier Bardem but the guy is better remembered as Denny Duquette from 'Grey’s Anatomy'. Denny had his heart transplant and went ahead to have ... Read more...

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney Calls President Barack Obama “One Term President”


January 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of United States during the presidency of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney graced NBC's "The Today Show" on Tuesday where he spoke about ... 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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Bionic heart keeps a 22-year-old bride Ally Smith alive


May 27th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ally Smith might live to see her wedding day. The 22-year-old college student suffered from a deadly heart disease that threatened to end her life, in ... Read more...

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Bionic Heart Ensures That A Bride Is Alive


May 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Love conquers it all!’ is a phrase in which bride, Ally Smith, and beau, Mike Babineaux, have faith in entirely!Ally Smith, an athletic college freshman, ... Read more...

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How to heal a broken heart


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): An innovative treatment using stem cells could soon help patients with heart muscles seriously affected by coronary heart disease, say researchers.Scientists at the Research Centre of the ... Read more...

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Two simultaneous heart transplants at Chennai hospital


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Doctors at a private hospital here performed two simultaneous heart transplant operations last week, in what could be the first such instance in the world. Both the recipients, ... Read more...

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Heart-assist device keeps teenager alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A 16-year-old made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump, or ventricular assist device (VAD). ... Read more...

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Heart pump keeps child alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Teenager Francesco De Santiago made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump. Then he recently ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke exposure prior to heart transplant harmful: Study


November 25th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Cigarette smoke exposure prior to a heart transplant in either the donor, recipient, or both, accelerates the death of a transplanted heart, a new study has found.The ... Read more...

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Study comparing two surgeries for infant heart defect shows mixed results


November 16th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists have found mixed results in the first head-to-head comparison of two surgeries for infants born with severely underdeveloped hearts - the most common severe heart birth defect.One ... Read more...

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Charles Tillman speaks about the Berlin Heart in Washington


October 27th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star cornerback for Chicago Bears Charles was invited to Washington DC to speak about the Berlin Heart on October 26th. His pretty baby daughter Tiana ... Read more...

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World’s first new DeBakey heart assist device implanted successfully


August 18th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): In a revolutionary surgery, cardiac surgeons at Heidelberg University Hospital for the first time implanted the HeartAssist 5 ventricular assist device, the modern version of the DeBakey VAD ... Read more...

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Ex-Guyana First Lady detained by Chennai hospital for non-payment of dues


June 27th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 27 (ANI): At least 13 heart patients, including Guyana's former First Lady, Mrs. Kieran Singh and ten children have been detained by the Frontier Lifeline Hospital here for alleged non-payment ... 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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Implantable pump to help heart patients until transplant


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A tiny lightweight implantable pump that will help patients with severe heart failure tide over until transplant has been developed. Called a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), it ... Read more...

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Less Known Twin: Meet Michael Kutcher


March 31st, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
Michael Kutcher is Ashton Kutcher's lesser known twin, born with cerebral palsy, a disease in which the motor control centers of the brain are damaged. He is Ashton's fraternal twin and had ... Read more...

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Concentrated stem cells directly injected into patient’’s heart in new clinical trial


November 21st, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): For the first time, surgeons at the Methodist Hospital in Houston have injected highly-concentrated stem cells directly into a patient''s heart, providing an intense, direct hit on ... 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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Right-to-die Brit girl granted final wish dream Disney trip


November 19th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): The Brit girl, whos terminally ill has been granted her final wish of going to Disney world after she won the right to die after a hospital ... Read more...

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Gender matching in heart transplantation leads to long-term survival


November 13th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that gender matching between donors and recipients is important to short- and long-term survival in heart transplantation,In clinical transplantation, we generally ... Read more...

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13-year-old British girl wins right to die


November 11th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A terminally ill British teenager has won a legal battle with her hospital to spend her last days at home with family and friends without any more treatment.Hannah ... Read more...

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Brit woman visits exhibition displaying her own heart


September 22nd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 22 (ANI): Visiting an exhibition in London, called The Heart today, was certainly a heartfelt experience for Briton Jennifer Sutton, for one of the items on display was her ... Read more...

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Jade Goodys 8-hr cancer surgery goes off successfully


September 13th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Reality TV star Jade Goody has undergone an eight-hour surgery for cervical cancer.The 27-year-old star was operated upon at London''s Royal Marsden hospital on Sep 12 after ... Read more...

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Genetic variation mimics drugs frequently used to treat heart failure


April 21st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Scientists at University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore and the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a genetic variant, GRK5, ... Read more...

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Pulsing fibrous web to boost ailing hearts on the anvil


February 15th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
London, February 15 (ANI): UK researchers are testing how efficacious a pulsing fibrous web, which can be wrapped around the heart, may be in giving boost to ailing hearts.A team of ... Read more...

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