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Pakistani son gives new life to mother on his birthday


August 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday."A ... Read more...

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Pakistani son gives new life to mother on his birthday


August 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday."A ... Read more...

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Muscle implants regenerate damaged tissues


July 17th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Lab-engineered muscle implants can help regenerate and repair damaged or lost muscle tissue, resulting in significant improvement in mice studies."While the body has a capacity to ... Read more...

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New valve implant brings hope to cardiac patients


February 29th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) In a cheering development for heart patients, a new technique to implant an artificial valve by a catheter instead of a surgery has been successfully ... Read more...

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‘DRDO’s cochlear implants to let millions hear again’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Providing a ray of hope for millions of deaf people in the country, Indian defence scientists have developed a low-cost cochlear implant that will enable ... Read more...

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Carrefour opens second cash and carry store


November 28th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) French retail giant Carrefour Monday opened its cash and carry store in Jaipur, taking its total presence in the country to two outlets."This second opening ... Read more...

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Focus on cartilage injuries at India meet


November 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first international congress of the Indian Cartilage Society (ICS) saw surgeons from the country and abroad put the focus on cartilage injuries - a ... Read more...

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Cell therapy for athletic injuries


October 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Sportspersons who were earlier dependent on knee-replacement therapy for athletic injuries now have a new ray of hope in the form of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation ... Read more...

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Want a baby? Take good care of your gums


July 6th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Women who want to have a baby should take good care of their teeth, because gum disease could delay your chances of conceiving, say experts.Women with ... Read more...

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Device boosts libido of men with heart failure


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A type of pacemaker has been found to improve the libido and sexual performance of men with chronic heart failure, researchers said. Chronic heart failure (HF) ... Read more...

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New world record: Heart surgery on 100-year-old man


April 8th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 8 (IANS) Italy has set a new world record in the field of medical science with an open-heart surgery on a 100-year-old man, a media report said.Medical experts ... Read more...

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Oz’s first bionic eye a step closer to reality


April 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 01 (ANI): Australia's first bionic eye is a step closer to reality after scientists developed a microchip to be inserted into the retina of vision-impaired patients.The microchip, the engine of ... Read more...

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Deep-brain stimulation ‘helps patients with treatment-resistant depression’


February 8th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Deep-brain stimulation can help depressed patients who are resistant to other therapies, according to a new study.The study, conducted by a team led by psychiatrist Sidney Kennedy ... Read more...

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Laughter boosts chances of IVF success


January 11th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Bouts of laughter could really boost the chances of IVF success, a study says.Professor Shevach Friedler of the Assaf Harofeh Medical Centre in Israel who led the study ... Read more...

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New study paves for novel treatments for regenerating liver, bone marrow


November 13th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how the liver regenerates itself by demonstrating that endothelial cells-the cells that form the lining of blood vessels-play a key role.The ... Read more...

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Silicone implants ‘more satisfactory’ than saline implants: Study


November 8th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A study has revealed that breast cancer patients who undergo silicone implantation are a lot more satisfied than those who get saline implants.Women suffering from breast cancer often ... Read more...

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IVF breakthrough boosts pregnancy chances


October 13th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A breakthrough achieved in the process of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) could boost the chances of pregnancy for women relying on the treatment. Australian scientists have developed a technique ... Read more...

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Biosynthetic corneas restore vision in humans for the first time


August 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Biosynthetic corneas can help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans, according to a new study."This study is important because it is the first ... Read more...

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Thymus cells successfully transformed into skin cells


August 19th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Swiss researchers have successfully transformed cells taken from the thymus into skin cells - a discovery that may have important ramifications for the field of organ regeneration.The findings ... Read more...

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Mumbai hospital offers solution to IVF pregnancy failures


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Offering a ray of hope against recurrent In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) pregnancy failures, a leading hospital here is offering metabolomics profiling that will enable doctors shift from multiple ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney’s Weak Heart Undergoes The Implantation Of A ‘Bridge To Transplant’ Apparatus


July 15th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dick Cheney happens to be the former Vice President of America, who was a rather divisive personality. He experienced a critical cardiological surgery in ... Read more...

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Fat and muscle turned into bone, cartilage in rodents


June 27th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): In what is being considered as a major breakthrough, scientists at Harvard Medical School, Boston, have regrown bone and cartilage from fat cells and muscle tissue and then ... Read more...

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Scientists Grows Rat Lung In Laboratory, Calls It An Achievement In Lung Treatment


June 26th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yale University researchers have successfully re-grown a rat lung under lab conditions and witnessed it breathe pretty fine. Following that the researchers have claimed that ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy can hear again, thanks to Gurgaon hospital


June 8th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) A day after four-year-old Mohammad Ryyan from Pakistan got back his hearing following surgery at a hospital here, doctors started audio-visual therapy for the boy Tuesday to help ... Read more...

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Researchers study protein essential for successful pregnancy


May 30th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May30 (ANI): Researchers have helped solve the mystery of a unique protein called Pre-implantation Factor - which is produced by healthy embryos to direct embryo attachment and help the mother adapt ... Read more...

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Successful bionic eye implants Down Under by 2014


May 28th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): By 2014, see the emergence of a successful bionic eye in Australia, say scientists.Experts from Australia's ICT Research Centre of Excellence, National ICT Australia (NICTA) have showcased a ... Read more...

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‘Human Lego’ paves way for artificial organs


May 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Hope to build artificial organs for human implantation has been boosted with the creation of Lego-like blocks made of human cells.Javier Fernandez and Ali Khademhosseini at the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Cochlear implants ‘less beneficial’ for the elderly


May 18th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Cochlear implants are less beneficial for older adults as compared to younger patients who have similar levels of hearing impairment before surgery, according to a report.The study has ... Read more...

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‘Non-fussy’ uteruses blamed for miscarriages


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Human uterus seems to be highly selective when it comes to accepting embryos, for a new study has shown that women with less 'fussy' uteruses may be at ... Read more...

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Cochlear implantation in kids linked to improved language skills


April 21st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Children with hearing loss can benefit immensely if they receive a cochlear implant before 18 months of age, a new study has revealed.The research, led by Johns ... Read more...

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Fertility docs say Oz parents should be allowed to choose baby’s sex


March 13th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Fertility doctors in Australia are lobbying for permission to allow parents to choose the sex of their children for social or family balancing reasons.According to the Herald Sun, ... Read more...

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Kids with cochlear implants rank quality of life equal to normally hearing peers


February 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new American research suggests that children with cochlear implants (CI) have the same quality of life (QOL) as their normally hearing (NH) peers.A cochlear implant is an ... Read more...

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Cartilage repair can improve quality of life of osteoarthritis patients


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that repairing cartilaginous tissue may help improve quality of life of patients suffering from osteoarthritis.Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most disabling diseases ... Read more...

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How to keep stem cells ‘forever young’


December 29th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A new study explores ways to successfully keep stem cells 'forever young' during implantation by slowing their growth, differentiation and proliferation."The successful storage and implantation of stem cells ... Read more...

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Researchers construct erectile tissue in rabbits


November 21st, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The day is not far off when surgeons will be able to reconstruct or replace damaged or diseased penile tissue in humans and enable them to return to ... Read more...

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