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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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This Pakistani’s heart will beat for India

July 14th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) A Pakistani national has got a new lease of life after an Indian family donated the heart of their family member, who died in a road ... Read more...

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Synthetic windpipe transplanted for first time

July 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) In a first-ever medical feat, a 36-year-old patient has been given a new windpipe made from a synthetic scaffold seeded with his own stem cells. He ... Read more...

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Doctors Save Man’s Life With Plastic Heart Transplant

February 16th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States have successfully transplanted an artificial plastic pump into an Oklahoma pastor's chest to replace his heart. The device, which is called the Total ... Read more...

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Scientists grow human liver tissue for transplantation

January 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have attained success in growing human liver cells on resorbable scaffolds made from material similar to surgical sutures.This liver tissue could be used in place of donor ... Read more...

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Brit boy, 9, gifts younger brother his bone marrow for Christmas

December 27th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A boy in Britain is set to donate his bone marrow to his younger brother as a Christmas gift after the latter was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia.Robert Sherwood, ... Read more...

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HIV virus used to cure teenager of blood disorder

September 17th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Scientists relied on "defanged" version of HIV virus to treat a teenager with a genetic blood disorder. The 18-year-old suffered from the inherited condition beta thalassemia and required monthly ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney Planted With ‘Bridge To Transplant’

July 15th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President Dick Cheney has been fitted with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) that will reportedly give him a better quality of life. The ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz urges fans to join hands against cancer

December 22nd, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has urged her fans to register as bone marrow donors, after she met a young cancer sufferer during filming in London.The “Vanilla Sky” star ... Read more...

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Spain to perform first face transplant operation

June 25th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Madrid, June 25 (DPA) Spanish doctors are preparing to perform the country's first face transplant operation, one of the rare surgeries in the world, media reported Wednesday. Doctor Pedro Cavadas said he ... Read more...

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