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.
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.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Super-speciality Saket City hospital on Monday said that it will invest Rs 300 crore in constructing a new tower in the institutions premise to add 370-beds and offer comprehensive transplant facilities and full-fledged Oncology treatment.
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.
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.
30 Jan 2014
Paris: Scientists have reported a simple way to turn animal cells back to a youthful, neutral state, a feat hailed as a "game-changer" in the quest to grow transplant tissue in the lab.
22 Dec 2013
London: For the first time, an artificial heart that may give patients up to five years of extra life has been successfully implanted in a 75-year-old French man.
17 May 2014
Washington: Suffering from kidney diseases? Take up walking at the earliest as researchers have found that walking may help patients with kidney disease prolong life and reduce the risk of needing dialysis or a kidney transplant.
27 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Lalita, a widow with three young children, felt the world closing in on her when doctors told her she immediately needed a kidney transplant. Fortunately, she found a donor, and 10 years later is leading a healthy and happy life with her now grown-up children. Not everyone is as lucky as her because organ donation is still a taboo and an estimated 500,000 people die each year in India because of non-availability of organs.