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Cross blood group transplants conducted in India


November 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) An organ transplant is not an easy job with the task of finding a compatible donor often proving arduous. A new device, however, removes the ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s condition stable


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi, Apr 6 (ANI): Doctors attending to Indian guru, spiritual figure and educator Sathya Sai Baba on Wednesday said his condition was improving but he continues to be on ventilator support."Sri Sathya ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM Chavan visits ailing Sathya Sai Baba


April 5th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi, Apr 5 (ANI): Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan visited ailing spiritual leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba in Andhra Pradesh's Puttaparthi town on Tuesday.Ministers from all across the country are wishing ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Satya Sai Baba in critical condition


April 5th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi, Apr. 5 (ANI): Doctors attending to Indian guru, spiritual figure and educator Satya Sai Baba on Tuesday said that he remains in critical condition and on ventilator support.With thousands of devotees ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Il suffering from kidney failure, partially paralysed


March 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Il is partially paralysed following a 2008 stroke and is also suffering from kidney failure, the head of a South Korean state ... Read more...

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Blood thinner ups stroke risk in some kidney disease patients on dialysis


August 28th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): The blood thinner warfarin should be prescribed with caution in some heart patients with kidney failure, say researchers who found that the drug was linked to an increased ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole gets life-saving kidney as sister lies dying


May 23rd, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New York/Los Angeles, May 23 (DPA) For US singer Natalie Cole, life and death came as two sides of a coin this week. While the performer and former drug addict sat comforting her ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole gets new kidney


May 21st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Rhythm and blues singer Natalie Cole, daughter of R and B legend Nat "King" Cole, underwent a kidney transplant operation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles on Tuesday.The 59-year-old ... Read more...

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Chemical found in medical devices may impair heart function


May 1st, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A chemical commonly used in the production of such medical plastic devices as intravenous (IV) bags and catheters can impair heart function in rats, researchers at the Johns ... Read more...

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Garden pea could help tackle high blood pressure, kidney disease


March 23rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Proteins present in the common garden pea look promising as a natural food additive or dietary supplement to fend off high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease (CKD). ... Read more...

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New nanomaterial to pave way for implantable medical devices


November 11th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study led by an Indian origin scientist has found that the unique properties of a new material can be used to create new devices that ... Read more...

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Source of lethal contamination in heparin drug uncovered


April 26th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 26 (ANI): A researcher at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has successfully uncovered the reason behind the deadly contamination in the dosage of common blood thinner, heparin, which has killed ... Read more...

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