organ transplant

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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Raj Kanwar bid final farewell


February 5th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) The last rites of Bollywood filmmaker Raj Kanwar were performed here Sunday and his family and a few B-town celebrities came to bid him a ... 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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Five get organs from man with HIV


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Five people unknowingly received organs from an HIV-positive man in Taiwan due to "human error" at the hospital. All the organ receivers have so far tested ... 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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US organ recipient contracts HIV from donor after post-screening


March 18th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): An organ recipient in America has contracted HIV from a kidney donor, who had unprotected sex after post-screening.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the donor ... Read more...

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How cannabis dampens the body’s immune system


December 4th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study, involving an Indian-origin boffin, has explained how cannabis dampens the body's immune system.Cannabis is a double-edged sword: by dampening the immune system, it provides relief ... Read more...

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International award for Gujarat doctor


December 1st, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Gujarat-based doctor Sujata Mohan Rajapurkar, an organ transplant coordinator, has been selected for the prestigious CNSW (Council of Nephrology Social Workers) International Social Worker Award by the National ... Read more...

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Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad ask people to donate organs to save lives


November 27th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday asked people to donate organs to help the noble cause of saving precious lives.Speaking at ... 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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“60 Minutes” Reports About The Research To Grow Body Parts From Human Cells


July 26th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is finally a ray of hope for those who are in desperate need of an organ transplant after a body part has failed functioning due ... Read more...

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Village stint to help doctors in higher studies: Azad (Lead)


June 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 12 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday said the government is planning to give academic incentives to medical graduates who serve in villages before opting for post-graduate courses. Medical ... Read more...

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Minister inaugurates organ transplant unit


June 12th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 12 (IANS) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated the Organ Transplant Unit at Artemis Health Institute (AHI) in Gurgaon Saturday. A two-day workshop on pelvic surgery ... Read more...

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‘Bioprinter’ to create human organs


June 5th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) There's good news for patients who need an organ transplant with scientists developing a new machine that can weave human organs with fragments of tissues. Researchers at a US-based ... Read more...

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‘Pakistanis rely more on Indian doctors’


April 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Pakistanis looking for a liver transplant rely more on Indian doctors as they are more efficient, said a Pakistan-based neurologist whose daughter recently underwent an organ transplant ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘cyber lover’ cheats Internet girlfriend of two million yuan


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Chinese Police has detained an 18-year-old man suspected of defrauding his Internet girlfriend of more than two million yuan (307,064 dollars) in Qianan city of Northeast ... Read more...

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Punjabi film takes hard look at female foeticide


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of skewed sex ratio in Punjab, a filmmaker here is ready with a Punjabi movie "Akhiyan Udeekdian" that takes a hard look at female foeticide ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves proposal to amend organ transplantation act


September 17th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a health ministry proposal to amend the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994, to curb illegal organ trade and impose stringent penalties ... Read more...

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New regulations for transplantation of human organs


September 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 17 (ANI): The Cabinet today approved the amendment proposed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to the Transplantation of Human Organs Act.The amendment will make the ... Read more...

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Brit surgeons set new transplants record with 5 ops in a day


August 15th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 15 (ANI): British surgeons have set a new transplant record by carrying out five operations in less than 24 hours.Surgeons Darius Mirza, Khalid Sharif, Paolo Muiesan and Simon Bramell along ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole ‘discharged from hospital’


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Singer Natalie Cole has reportedly been released from the hospital after undergoing a kidney transplant and is said to be recuperating.Natalie, who suffered a kidney failure caused by ... Read more...

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Scientists trick immune system into accepting organ transplant


April 7th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, scientists have tricked the immune system into accepting a new organ transplant as its own, eliminating dependence on toxic immunosuppressive drugs for a lifetime. Jonathan ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on the bodys healing secrets


February 13th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): Scientists at the Centenary Institute have found a mechanism that helps control the development of endothelial cells, which are critical to the regulation of the growth and ... Read more...

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A sporting event with a difference


December 26th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) It was an event which showed that an organ transplant is no handicap for taking part in sports.About 150 people, recipients of kidney and other organs and their ... Read more...

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Spanish surgeons achieve transplant breakthrough


November 19th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) In a surgical first, Spanish surgeons have achieved the world's first whole organ transplant using a windpipe made with the patient's own stem cells. The tissue-engineered transplant resolves ... Read more...

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Worlds first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant


November 19th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A group of researchers has carried out the world''s first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant, a windpipe, made with a combination of donated tissue and her own cells.The ... Read more...

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Ramadoss announces national organ transplant programme


November 15th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 15 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Anbumani Ramadoss today launched a National Organ Transplant Programme to improve the scenario for major transplantations like kidney, liver and heart in the ... Read more...

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Kalam does a Priyanka Chopra act!


September 15th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) What do former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra have in common? Both have pledged to donate their organs for transplantation when they die.Like ... Read more...

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Kalam inaugurates Organ Transplant and Nursing Training at Army Hospital


September 10th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 10 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam inaugurated Organ Transplant and the Continuing Nursing Education at Ayurvigyan Auditorium of Army Hospital Research and Referral (R & R) ... Read more...

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In death, soldier’s mother gives life to five


August 11th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In death, she gave life to five people. Usha Tanwar died of a brain haemorrhage two days ago but leaves behind a lasting legacy in five people ... Read more...

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Long-term allergies may offer surprise benefit


July 30th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Experts at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have found that people who have had allergies like asthma or hay fever for a long time are ... Read more...

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Taipei to give free funerals to organ donors


June 4th, 2008 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
DPA Taipei, June 4 (DPA) The Taipei city government will offer free-of-charge funerals for people who have donated their organs as part of a bid to encourage people to sign organ-donation cards, a ... Read more...

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India to have presumed consent for eye donation


March 10th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) In an attempt to tide over the massive shortage in organs for transplant, the government is planning to harvest the organs of all brain dead ... Read more...

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Court extends custody of nurse in kidney scam


February 17th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Feb 17 (IANS) Linda, a nurse and an associate of kidney scam kingpin Amit Kumar, will remain in the judicial custody for 14 more days. A city court here Saturday extended ... Read more...

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