Organs of brain dead woman donated

A 21-year-old teacher training student, declared brain dead after a road mishap, has given a new lease of live to seven persons, with her family donating her organs.

Indian priest to help Britain's ailing health service

Father Davis Chiramel, chairman of the Kidney Federation of India popularly known as "Kidney Father From Kerala", has launched a voluntary charity organisation in Britain to add more organ donors from the South Asian communities, especially Indians.

DNA 'smart glue' may help build tissues, organs

DNA strands can act as a glue to hold together 3-D-printed materials that could someday be used to grow tissues and organs in the lab, a new study has found.

DNA 'glue' can help grow tissues, organs

DNA molecules can act as a glue to hold together 3D-printed materials that could be used to grow tissues and organs in the lab, researchers report.

Protein responsible for sepsis identified

Enhanced levels of a protein that induces the creation of fatty acid can lead to sepsis, a leading cause of death for patients in intensive care units, new research has found.

Way found to make self-folding 3D structures

Inspired by the Japanese art of origami, researchers have found a way to make reversibly self-folding 3D structures.

How some cancer cells migrate to distant locations

Some cancer cells transform themselves from "economy model to a fast sports car" and breakaway from cells traffic jam to migrate to distant locations, aggravating the disease in the process, says a study.

Mother`s milk vital for premature babies

Incorporating human milk fat supplement into premature infants` diets improves their growth outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), says a new study.

Raj govt working on registration cell for donation of organs

Rajasthan government has initiated work on forming a state-level registration cell for donation of organs like eye and kidney.

Scientists can now 3D print human blood vessels

Scientists have figured out how to create blood vessels in 3D printed organs, a breakthrough that may eventually lead to artificial organs.

How organs coordinate their development with body

Believe it or not, during growth our organs do not develop synchronously with the body`s development.

Coming soon: 3D-printed blood vessels

One of the major challenges in building lab-grown organs out of a patient`s own cells has been making blood vessels that deliver essential nutrients and dispose of hazardous waste from the system to keep our organs working properly.

NSG commandos pledge organs

Commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) on Saturday pledged their organs as part of their social responsibility and duty to the country.

Farmers seek permission from PM to sell organs to repay debts

A group of farmers from Haryana have sought permission from the Prime Minister to allow them to sell their vital organs.

Family of Jammu accident victim donates body organs

In a rare act, the family of a school bus conductor, who succumbed to his injuries in a road accident two days ago in PGIMER, has donated the organs of the youth which gave a new lease of life to three patients.

Parents demand British Sikh daughter`s organs back from India

The parents of an eight-year-old British Sikh schoolgirl have demanded that an Indian hospital must return her organs for a post-mortem in the UK.

HC asks Centre to inform on organs harvested from cavaders

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to apprise it of the policy on organs harvested from cadavers.

Pigs organs are safe for human transplantation

Genetically engineered pigs may someday overcome the severe donor organ shortage, and save human lives.

Pigs organs are safe for human transplantation

Genetically engineered pigs may someday overcome the severe donor organ shortage, and save human lives.