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Supercooled livers are a transplant boost

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:16

A new "supercooling" technique keeps rat livers alive three times longer than before, boosting hopes for easing shortages of human transplant organs, scientists said today.

Mature liver cells can turn into stem cells!

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 23:29

Liver is known to regenerate itself, but can liver cells be reverted to a stem-cell like state? Yes, researchers say.

Walking may help prolong life of kidney patients

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 14:14

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.

Urine test to detect alcohol use by liver transplant recipients

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 17:34

Liver transplant recipients who relapse to alcohol have a poorer survival rate than abstinent patients, medical evidence suggests.

India lags behind in stem cell donors: Expert

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 19:36

India is far, far behind in its requirement of stem cell donors to treat life-threatening diseases like cancer, with only 500 transplants taking place annually compared to a requirement of 50,000, an international conference was told on Saturday.

Artificial hearts can be a temporary fix: study

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 17:26

An artificial heart may help patients survive while awaiting a heart transplant, although the devices remain risky 10 years after they were approved, according to a US study Thursday.

Researchers herald new breakthrough by transplanting regenerated esophagus

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 09:48

Researchers have devised a new method to transplant regenerated esophagus . The new method has been developed by researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden, within an international collaboration lead by Professor Paolo Macchiarini.

Researchers aim to build human hearts using 3-D printer

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 14:03

Researchers are attempting to build human hearts with a 3-D printer using the patients own cells that could be transplanted.

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