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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.