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Organs printed from bio-ink closer to reality

Organs printed from bio-ink closer to reality

Building on their previous work, researchers at Osaka University in Japan have now refined an enzyme-driven approach to sticking biological ink droplets together, enabling complex biological structures to be printed.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
3D printed lifelike artificial organs developed

3D printed lifelike artificial organs developed

These patient-specific organ models, which include integrated soft sensors, can be used for practice surgeries to improve surgical outcomes in thousands of patients worldwide, researchers said.

Dec 07, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

Vital organs of brain dead woman donated to four persons

Organ transplantation have come from 23 brain dead people in the city in last 21 months.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
JJ Hospital's first cadaver organ donation: Woman gives new lease of life to two

JJ Hospital's first cadaver organ donation: Woman gives new lease of life to two

The 38-year-old Sangeeta Mahajan, who had met with an accident on July 17, had suffered a serious head injury after being hit by a two-wheeler in Jalgaon.

Jul 24, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
US researchers grow organoids to tackle facial deformities

US researchers grow organoids to tackle facial deformities

Organs of the craniofacial complex often go terribly wrong during foetal development. 

Jun 19, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

Selvaraj was declared brain dead when he did not respond well on the treatment and his family members came forward to donate his organs.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
SRH, Apollo Hospitals create awareness about organ donation

SRH, Apollo Hospitals create awareness about organ donation

Sunrisers Hyderabad team members Muttiah Muralitharan, Kane Williamson, Ben Cutting, Siraj Md, along with Apollo Hospitals joint managing director Sangita Reddy, Jeevandan incharge Dr G Swarnalatha among others took a pledge to donate organs and encourage others to come forward and pledge their organs at a event organised in Apollo Hospital here.

May 04, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Too much iron in body may damage liver, say doctors

Too much iron in body may damage liver, say doctors

Doctors said that excess build-up of iron in the body, Hemochromatosis, can cuase liver damage.

Mar 25, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
3D-printed, life-like blood vessel network created to pave way for artificial organs

3D-printed, life-like blood vessel network created to pave way for artificial organs

Scientists have successfully created 3D printed life-like, functional blood vessel network, an advance which could pave the way for artificial organs and regenerative therapies.

Mar 07, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Brain dead weaver gives life to five

Brain dead weaver gives life to five

 As Arumugam's condition was critical, he was shifted to KMCH Main Centre in the city for higher treatment.

Feb 08, 2017, 23:21 PM IST
Part-human, part-pig embryo created in milestone research

Part-human, part-pig embryo created in milestone research

 “The ultimate goal is to grow functional and transplantable tissue or organs, but we are far away from that. This is an important first step,” said Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte.

Jan 27, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

Omega-3 fatty acid can suppress lupus, autoimmune disorders

Consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid -- commonly found in fatty, cold-water fish, has the potential to suppress signalling pathways of lupus as well as other autoimmune disorders, researchers have found.

Sep 30, 2016, 20:53 PM IST
Chinese scientists discover molecule to repair organs

Chinese scientists discover molecule to repair organs

Chinese scientists have discovered a small molecule that can regenerate tissue, which in the future could potentially eliminate transplants of some organs.

Aug 21, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs

Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs to the needy as compared to 70-80 per cent of Spaniards and Belgians, health experts said on Saturday.

Aug 14, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

Brain dead driver gives new lease of life to seven people

While the liver and kidneys were transplanted to patients at KMCH, the heart was sent to a private hospital in Chennai.

Jun 28, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Green corridor helps transport liver 210km in 3.30 hours!

It took the ambulance a mere 3.36 hours to transport the liver from Nashik's Rishikesh Hospital to Pune's Sahyadri Hospital. 

Jun 28, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Scientists grow human organs inside pigs to tackle organ shortage!

The embryos are being allowed to mature for 28 days in the sows before terminating the pregnancies for analysis.

Jun 06, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

'Green corridors' in MP city help quick transport of harvested organs

A resident of Mahidpur in Ujjain district, Vishwas Joshi, 40, was declared brain-dead in Choithram Hospital here on Monday evening.  

Feb 10, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

New approach to preserving organs for later use

 Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) have discovered a new approach to preserving tissues and even organs for later use.

Nov 30, 2015, 18:56 PM IST

China makes world's first 3D blood vessel bio-printer

The significant breakthrough has been achieved through its self-developed stem cell bio-ink technology, 3D bio-printer and cloud computing platform.

Oct 26, 2015, 14:20 PM IST