transplants

Monkey gets pig heart


June 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The heart of a genetically modified pig has been successfully transplanted into a monkey by scientists in South Korea, it was reported here.It is the first ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israeli police arrest 10 for organ trafficking


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli police have detained 10 members of an international crime ring suspected of organ trafficking and illegal transplant surgeries, said an Israeli law enforcement ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plants ‘remember’ drought as part of survival


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Plants which experience drought learn to handle them better the next time, thanks to their memories of the event. The new research also confirms the scientific ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ram Jethmalani’s daughter passes away (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer rani Jethmalani, daughter of former union law minister Ram Jethmalani, passed away here Saturday, family sources said. She was in her 50s.Rani ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Jungle Raj’ in stem cell research: Official


December 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) A 'Jungle Raj' has been prevailing in the country regarding research on stem cell therapy and the government will ensure a proper structure where there is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Health |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

First double-leg transplant carried out in Spain


July 12th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Spain, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish surgeons have successfully carried out the first double-leg transplant. The procedure started on Sunday night and the doctors managed to complete the procedure on Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Technique to treat the donor larynx developed


May 1st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): A technique to treat the donor larynx so that the recipient's body accepts it as its own have been developed by researchers.Paolo Macchiarini of the Karolinska Institute in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Stiff penalties mooted for unethical practices in organ grafting’


November 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday said stiff penalties have been proposed for unethical practices related to organ donation in an amendment to the existing law.Speaking at ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Salman Khan to donate his bone marrow


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Nov.14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan has pledged to donate his bone marrow to spread awareness on stem cell donation.Khan urged people to donate their bone marrow to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Salman pledges bone marrow to help patients


November 12th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan's philanthropic side is well known and now the actor has gone ahead and pledged his bone marrow to help people suffering from life-threatening ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stem Cell Researchers Create Working Miniature Human Livers in Lab


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An early breakthrough milestone has been reached by researchers at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. In the attempt to grow human ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman gets world’s first double-hand transplant


October 14th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) A 52-year-old woman in Italy has become the world's first to undergo transplants of both her hands, hospital sources said.Her hands and feet were amputated in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why some sports fans are called ‘die-hards’


September 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Always wondered why some sports fans are referred to as "die-hards"? Well, this is because they remain loyal to their home teams despite moving away, say two University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teen gets new windpipe grown from own stem cells


August 4th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A British teenager has got a new windpipe grown from her own stem cells in a pioneering operation. The 19-year-old has now been discharged after the procedure in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Novel procedure uses stem cells in windpipe transplant for cancer patients


July 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): In what could be called an innovative procedure, surgeons have performed a windpipe transplant with stem cells to treat a patient with trachea cancer.Doctors have successfully transplanted windpipes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First full-face transplant patient displays new look after surgery


July 27th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BARCELONA, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) – A Spanish man who underwent the world's first full face transplant has revealed his new look after the March 20 surgery in the Vall d´Hebron hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ovarian transplantation in mice restores fertility, increases lifespan


June 30th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that ovarian transplantation from young to old mice restored the old mice's fertility and increased their life span too.The research could have implications for women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, ‘printer’ that creates made-to-measure human organs


June 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Patients needing transplants would soon ask doctors to 'print' new organs for them, it has been claimed.The California-based regenerative medicine company Organovo has already unveiled a prototype machine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Redford against behind-the-scene DVDs of movies


April 6th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Hollywood legend Robert Redford has revealed he is against the idea of a behind-the-scene DVD feature for an outing because giving fans access to cinema secrets ruins "the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit woman gets ‘incompatible’ kidney in ground-breaking transplant


February 5th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Maxine Bath has had a life-saving kidney transplant after having her blood plasma frozen and filtered to make sure the organ was not rejected by her body.Bath, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First near-total face and upper-jaw transplant looks successful


November 17th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists have achieved success in the first near-total face and upper jaw transplant, almost a year after it was conducted, according to a new report.The researchers have observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Immune system-suppressing drugs ‘raise bladder cancer risk’


October 27th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): In a recent study of possible triggers of cancer, scientists identified an increased risk to the bladders of patients taking drugs that suppress the immune system.The findings came ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First 16-patient, multicenter ‘domino donor’ kidney transplant successfully completed


July 8th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Johns Hopkins experts have successfully completed the first 16-patient, multicenter "domino donor" kidney transplant.Surgical teams at The Johns Hopkins Hospital carried out the eight-way, multihospital, domino kidney ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon monoxide can protect against arterial clotting


June 24th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Carbon monoxide might be known for its harmful effects, but a new study has shown that it can protect against arterial clotting.Carbon monoxide is extremely poisonous, and can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stem cells from human corneas may normalise vision


April 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Stem cells from human corneas restored transparency when injected into eyes that were scarred and hazy, without triggering rejection, according to experiments on mice. These findings suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New method to reveal pancreatic stem cells unveiled


April 7th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Mario Capecchi, Nobel Laureate for Medicine in 2007, has announced the invention of a technique to reveal the stem cells camouflaged in the pancreas.The achievement made in collaboration ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Natasha Richardson’s organs donated to waiting transplant patients


March 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 26 (ANI): Late Natasha Richardson's organs have been donated to waiting transplant patients as gifts of life.Sources have revealed that her husband Liam Neeson, mother Vanessa Redgrave, and other ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Soon, a portable lung to help those with breathing problems


March 10th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists are developing a portable lung which could help people with breathing problems lead a normal life.Swansea University scientists say their device, which oxygenates blood outside the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breakthrough technique may help generate solid organs from stem cells


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Making a significant advance in the field of tissue engineering, scientists have developed a new technique that could help generate solid organs from stem cells in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cotton candy may help create blood vessels


February 14th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): The traditional cotton candies have been an attraction to kids for many years, and US researchers have now found a new role for the candy floss it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Osteoblast cell injections may speed up fracture healing


February 12th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Osteoblast cell obtained from a patient''s own bone marrow can help quicken the healing of a long bone fracture, according to a new study.Dr Seok-Jung Kim from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Discovery to help trick body into accepting transplants


January 24th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) A discovery can trick the body into accepting tissues or transplants as its own, eliminating the necessity for immunity suppressing medicines.Stacey Walters, a researcher in immunology at Garvan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

British surgeon predicts first full face transplant within a year


December 17th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): The next one-year might see the announcement of world''s first full face transplant, said the leader of the UK Facial Transplantation Research Team.It was after the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe