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Deshmukh died of cardiac failure: Doctor


August 14th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died of cardiac failure, said renowned doctor Mohammed Rela of Chennai's Global Health City Tuesday even as he drew attention to the ... Read more...

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Mohanlal expresses wish to donate his organs


July 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 21 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a school-girl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt ... Read more...

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Only 4,500 out of two lakh get transplants


February 15th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Out of two lakh people who need organ transplants, only 4,500 manage to get a transplant done in a year due to lack of donors, ... Read more...

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‘Lack of organ donors affecting liver transplants’


January 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The crunch in organ donations is affecting the number of transplants in India, a doctor said Wednesday, adding that nearly 25,000 patients need liver transplants ... Read more...

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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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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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Spain is world leader in organ transplants


August 28th, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Spain conducted over 4,000 transplants in 2009, making it the world leader in the field of organ transplants. This has been declared in the 2010 edition of the EU's ... Read more...

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Confederate History Month Proclamation Of Bob McDonnell Gets Mixed Reaction


April 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Virginia, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A typical right-wing tradition that was almost kept buried by the democrat governors like Tim Kaine and Mark Warner is going to return in Virginia. ... Read more...

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Rally to promote organ donation on Saturday


March 31st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Some 1,000 people will participate in a rally here Saturday to create awareness about the need for organ donations. The rally is being organised by the Sir ... Read more...

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Son’s kidney saves Adrian Mole author


December 28th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Best-selling British author Sue Townsend has undergone a life-saving kidney transplant with the organ donated by her son. The 63-year-old creator of a series of fictional diaries of Adrian ... Read more...

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Argentine singer recovering after heart, lung transplant


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (EFE) Argentine singer-songwriter and actor Sandro is "stable" and recovering "favourably" from the complex surgery of a heart and lung transplant, doctors have said. "Like any other human being ... Read more...

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Rifleman Vijay Singh saves three lives, gives vision to two others even in death


January 20th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Rifleman Vijay Singh saves three lives, gives vision to two others even in deathNew Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Rifleman Vijay Singh, a young soldier, managed to save three lives and give ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra pledges to donate her organs


March 7th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) "I, Priyanka Chopra, hereby pledge to donate my organs in case of brain death." Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra Friday pledged to donate her organs at a function ... Read more...

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