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Kidney stones double risk of dialysis


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Kindey stones could double the risk of dialysis or kidney transplant later in life for people who have had them, says a study.University of Alberta faculty ... Read more...

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Kidney-transplant ring exposed in China


May 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A kidney-trafficking gang has been busted in a Chinese city and its ringleader, who was housing kidney-sellers in a residential complex, has been arrested.Police rescued all ... Read more...

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Fears abound for ‘painfully thin’ Office star Lucy Davis


May 29th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lucy Davis’ latest pictures have raised fears over her health. In the images, the star of the hit TV sitcom The Office appears during a ... Read more...

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Organ seekers on social networks more successful


May 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Transplant patients are increasingly turning to social networks in their search for organs - and appear to be getting results, Daily Mail reported.Researchers examined nearly ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s Alves to miss cup final with broken collar-bone


May 17th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona's Brazilian full back Dani Alves will miss the final of the Copa del Rey against Athletic Bilbao after suffering a shoulder injury.The club issued ... Read more...

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Court allows woman to get kidney from relative


May 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday allowed a 58-year-old woman, waiting for kidney transplant from June last year, to go ahead with the surgery with ... Read more...

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Kidney disease on rise in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan is witnessing a rise in chronic kidney diseases due to late diagnosis and a rising trend of high blood pressure and diabetes.Health experts reached this ... Read more...

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16 Chinese held in kidney transplant racket


March 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) A gang of 16 people has been charged with running an illegal kidney transplant scam in the Chinese capital. The gang bought kidneys from more than ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Raj Kanwar dead, tweets SRK


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Producer-director Raj Kanwar, known for hits like "Deewana" and "Andaaz", passed away Friday in Singapore, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted."My friend Raj Kanwarji ... Read more...

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Amar Singh allowed to go to Singapore for treatment (Second Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh can visit Singapore for treatment of his kidney infection as a Delhi court Thursday allowed him to travel and ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Order on Amar Singh’s bail reserved


October 19th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi Police Wednesday did not oppose the interim and regular bail applications of ailing Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar ... Read more...

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Chinese doctors held for illegal kidney transplant


October 16th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Three doctors have been arrested for illegally harvesting human organs in north China's Hebei province, Xinhua reported.According to a municipal official, a private clinic was raided ... Read more...

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Police issued notice on Amar Singh’s bail pleas


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued notice to Delhi Police Monday while hearing applications for regular and interim bail of Rajya Sabha member and former ... Read more...

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Jonah Lomu admitted to Auckland hospital


September 26th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former New Zealand rugby star Jonah Lomu has been admitted to a hospital in Auckland. The hospital has stated the condition of Lomu as stable. His family ... Read more...

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Jethmalani pleads Amar Singh’s bail; order Tuesday


September 12th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani Monday made a very emotional appeal in a Delhi court while pleading for interim bail for former Samajwadi Party leader Amar ... Read more...

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Singapore doctors promote organ donation


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A team of doctors from Singapore on a visit here said Saturday that people should not hesitate in donating kidney and liver to help the ... Read more...

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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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Kidney cells could help do away with transplants


July 28th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Syndey, July 28 (IANS) Around 60 million people worldwide have chronic kidney disease and many need dialysis or transplants. But thanks to a vital breakthrough, patients' own kidney cells collected ... Read more...

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Court summons kidney scam kingpin from Jaipur


July 24th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Amit Kumar, the suspected kingpin of a scam involving illegal kidney transplants and currently lodged in a Rajasthan jail, has been summoned by a Delhi ... Read more...

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Troubled by kidney ailments, Goa gets helpline


May 14th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) It's a tourist haven known for merrymaking, but Goa is also seeing a rise in kidney-related ailments, especially among youth. So a web helpline for ... Read more...

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Gene variant that influences chronic kidney disease identified


March 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a single genetic mutation in the CUBN gene that is associated with albuminuria both with and without diabetes.Albuminuria is a condition caused by the leaking ... Read more...

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Amar Singh takes off trousers at press meet


February 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 10 (IANS) Cheesed off with the-oft repeated criticism about using luxury vehicles during his much-hyped Purvachal Yatra in pursuance of his campaign for carving out a new state out of ... Read more...

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Wake Forest University Baseball Coach Tom Walter Donates Kidney To Freshman Kevin Jordan


February 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Walter is one coach who has successfully proved that he can make sacrifices when required for his team. This is what the Wake Forest University ... Read more...

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No politics behind demand for Purvanchal, claims Amar Singh


December 30th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Concluding his Purvanchal Swabhiman Vikas Yatra across eastern Uttar Pradesh, ousted Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Thursday said there was no politics behind his demand ... Read more...

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Congress’ former Jharkhand unit chief dead


November 29th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress' former Jharkhand unit chief Thomas Hansda died in a Kolkata hospital Monday after a prolonged kidney disease, party officials said.Hansda, who had a kidney transplant in ... Read more...

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Pakistani kids offer to sell themselves for mother’s surgery


November 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Four children in Pakistan's Punjab province have put up a banner outside their house that reads "children for sale" in a bid to raise fund for their mother's ... Read more...

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Kerala Centre honours 5 Indian American Malayalees


November 7th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Nov 7 (IANS) The Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Centre here will honour five Indian American Malayalees for their outstanding achievements in their field of specialisation or ... Read more...

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World’s first robot-assisted pancreas transplant performed


November 4th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Doctors have carried out the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a mother-of-two in Italy.The team from Pisa Hospital performed the operation on a 43-year-old woman who had ... Read more...

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Italy carries out world’s first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant


November 4th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Doctors from Pisa Hospital have conducted the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a woman in Italy.The team performed the operation on a 43-year-old mother-of-two who had suffered ... Read more...

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Pappu Yadav’s bail plea rejected by apex court


October 7th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday rejected a petition filed by former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Pappu Yadav, serving a life term for murder, seeking provisional bail to ... Read more...

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Implantable artificial kidney set to make dialysis history


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): UCSF team led by an Indian-origin scientist has unveiled a prototype model of the first implantable artificial kidney-a feat that one day could eliminate the need for dialysisThe ... Read more...

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Apollo reaches highest organ transplant in India


August 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Healthcare provider Apollo Hospital is the only hospital in India to have performed 534 organ transplants in less than eight months across the country, its chairman Prathap ... Read more...

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Brit woman is world’s first person to undergo all major organs transplants


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 3 (ANI): With four major organ transplants, Allison John is the first person in Europe and possibly in the world to have all her major organs transplanted, say doctors.The ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole to reveal all about her kidney transplant op in memoir


July 20th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Singer Natalie Cole is all geared up to reveal about her successful kidney transplant operation in an upcoming memoir.The Grammy Award-winning jazz singer will be teaming up with ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held in Bangalore for selling cocaine


July 5th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) Two Nigerian youth were arrested here Monday for possessing and selling cocaine to college students and customers in bars and restaurants in the city, police said. "The duo were ... Read more...

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