05 Jun 2015
Houston: In a major breakthrough in transplant surgery, US doctors have successfully performed the world's first skull-scalp transplant on a 55-year-old man who suffered a large head wound from cancer treatment.
22 Apr 2015
Srinagar: Opposition National Conference president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, who has been out of the public eye for almost a year due to organ transplant, on Wednesday made a surprise visit to Lal Chowk city centre here.
09 Apr 2015
London: A 30-year-old Russian computer scientist with a rare, genetic muscle wasting disease is set to become the first person in the world to have his head transplanted onto a healthy donor body.
14 Mar 2015
Kolkata: The number of people receiving treatment for advanced kidney failure - such as dialysis or kidney transplant - will double to over five million by 2030, mostly in developing regions such as Asia and Africa, a study said on Saturday.
27 Mar 2015
London: British surgeons have performed the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart, a landmark new procedure which would significantly increase the availability of hearts for people waiting for a transplant.
01 Mar 2015
London: The world's first human head transplant could take place within the next two years, according to an Italian surgeon who claims to have developed a technique for the radical surgery.
15 Dec 2014
Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah underwent a successful kidney transplant operation in London, family sources said on Monday.
30 Jun 2014
Paris: A new ‘supercooling’ technique keeps rat livers alive three times longer than before, boosting hopes for easing shortages of human transplant organs, scientists said on Monday.
04 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that formulating any law to encourage organ donation was a complex issue in view of the illegal rackets involved in it, especially the medical fraternity.
18 Aug 2014
Washington: High-intensity exercise can help stable heart transplant patients reach higher levels of exercise capacity and gain better control of their blood pressure than moderate intensity exercise, a study indicates.