Lungs of donors over 60 years safe for transplantation, says study

The findings showed that younger patients who received older donor lungs experienced much better outcomes when a double versus a single transplantation was performed. 

Nov 10, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

India's first womb transplants: Both recipients and donors doing well; ICMR says Pune hospital did not seek its nod

On May 18, a 21-year-old woman from Solapur, who received her mother's womb, became the first person to undergo a uterus transplant in India.

May 29, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

Womb transplant surgeries: Condition of two women stable, say doctors

According to doctors, the woman has normal blood flow seventy-two hours after undergoing the transplant and has also started eating on her own.

May 22, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

India's first womb transplant on May 18 - Pune hospital all set for procedure

As per reports, the Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute (GCLI) in Pune will perform the country's uterine transplant on May 18. 

May 12, 2017, 09:39 AM IST

Pushing organ donation programme forward in Asia

With Asia lagging behind the rest of the world in the field of organ donation and transplantation, the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT) is organising a midterm meeting in Chennai for its promotion.

Mar 16, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Hyderabad: This man has three kidney transplants in over 20 years

Beating all odds, a 52-year-old man from Hyderabad underwent three kidney transplantations, which is a rare case in the country.

Mar 07, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

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

Nigerian baby of 2 months undergoes liver transplant in Delhi

According to the doctors, while David's birth weight was 3 kg, the disease ravaged him, leading to malnourishment and weight loss.

Oct 20, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Transplantation along highways could be linked to NREGA: Minister

The government on Wednesday said that transplantation work along national highways can be linked with NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) scheme.

Apr 28, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Encapsulated pancreatic cells offer new diabetes treatment

The findings of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston Children's Hospital and several other institutions offer a way to fulfill the promise of pancreatic islet cell transplantation.

Jan 27, 2016, 00:05 AM IST

Poop transplants can treat severe infection in patients

It may sound distasteful but researchers have found that the transplantation of fecal matter successfully treated Clostridium difficile infections, which lead to recurrent cases of diarrhea and severe abdominal pain with thousands of fatalities worldwide every year, in patients.

Mar 30, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Tamil Nadu leads in brain dead organ donation

Tamil Nadu leads in cadaver organ donation in India as the last year alone witnessed 136 such donations, Dr J Amalorpavanathan, state convenor, Cadaver Transplant Programme, Tamil Nadu Organ Society, said Saturday.

Feb 15, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

'Brain dead' child's heart flown from Bengaluru transplanted in Chennai

In a successful inter-city coordinated effort, a heart harvested from a brain dead woman in Bengaluru was flown in here to be transplanted in a patient in a private hospital.

Dec 20, 2014, 00:03 AM IST

Pranab Mukherjee launches campaign for donation of posthumous human bodies, organs, tissues

President Pranab Mukherjee launched a campaign for the donation of posthumous human bodies, organs and tissues.

Jan 11, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

Tissue-engineered kidneys come closer to reality

Researchers, who have been diligently working to find ways to engineer new kidney tissue from a patient’s own cells or another source, have come a step closer to realizing that goal with a breakthrough.

Oct 19, 2012, 14:14 PM IST

Kidneys `grown in lab`

Scientists claim to have grown kidneys in a laboratory by manipulating stem cells.

Apr 10, 2011, 17:29 PM IST

Kidneys `grown in lab`

Scientists claim to have grown kidneys in a laboratory by manipulating stem cells.

Apr 10, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Coming soon: Artificial hearts!

Scientists are growing human organs in laboratory using stem cells.

Apr 04, 2011, 15:58 PM IST

Coming soon: Artificial hearts!

Scientists are growing human organs in laboratory using stem cells.

Apr 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Govt amends Transplantation of Human Organs Act

In an effort to promote and
streamline the process of organ donation, Government amended the Transplantation of Human Organs Act which will
simplify rules and extend the ambit of donors among family
members to grandparents.

Mar 17, 2011, 22:36 PM IST