Sunday, Nov 27, 2022



Tamil Nadu man receives hands of brain-dead donor from Ahmedabad; says he's 'filled with gratitude'

August 02, 2022 12:37 pm

"The donor's mother broke down looking at the tattoos on her daughter's is of a leaf and another is of a butterfly. I have vowed to keep them like that for the rest of my life," the patient said

Sunday Long Reads: PV Sindhu, Tokyo Olympics 2020, Pa Ranjith interview, empathy in pandemic, and more

August 08, 2021 9:56 am

Here's a list of interesting reads that you shouldn't miss this Sunday!

Her baby needs an urgent transplant to survive; only your donations can help

June 14, 2021 4:47 pm

For the longest time - 11 long years, we prayed for a baby day and night. After trying everything possible, When I did ultimately get pregnant, my husband and I experienced inexplainable happiness and joy.

In US 1st, baby is born from dead donor's transplanted womb

July 10, 2019 12:22 am

The Cleveland hospital said Tuesday that the girl was born in June. The clinic has done five uterus transplants so far and three have been successful, with two women waiting to attempt pregnancy with new wombs.

3D printed soft structures can help in tissue regeneration, organ transplants

January 16, 2018 9:35 pm

Researchers have been able to use 3D printing technology to develop scaffolds, that can help in tissue regeneration procedures.

Maharashtra girl gets arms of Kerala man killed in accident

March 07, 2020 9:20 am

In September 2016, Shreya had met with a bus accident while she was returning to the Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka, from her home in Pune. The accident forced her to undergo amputation.

China's 1st mother-daughter womb implant draws mixed reactions

November 26, 2015 11:08 am

"This is China's first human womb transplant. Currently, the donor and recipient are in good condition," said Li Xiaokang, deputy head of the hospital.

Slim chance of Ebola virus passing through organ donation

December 15, 2014 6:26 pm

The risk of the Ebola virus passing from organ donor to recipient is extremely small, experts suggest.

'Transplant' of world's first man-made organ

July 08, 2011 4:13 pm

Surgeons claim to have carried out the world's first transplant of a fully synthetic organ.

Kidney transplant drugs 'don't raise cancer risk'

May 03, 2010 12:16 pm

Kidney transplants give patients additional years of productive life,but their risk of developing cancer is high -- due to the need to take immunosuppressive drugs to prevent organ rejection.