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Feb 06, 2019
Kidneys grown in rat embryos may help in growing human kidneys for transplantScientists say that "complex ethical issues" remain before the process could be used for human organs.
Sep 06, 2018
A toddler receives mother's kidney and part of her liver in pioneering transplantThe operation could be the first of its kind in the world, the hospital said in a statement.
Mar 08, 2018
World Kidney Day: With just 0.01% Indians donating organs, an 'opt-out' model is nation's only hope of saving livesOn World Kidney Day that falls on 8 March, it's important to highlight just how much India needs a national movement for organ donation to prevent thousands of people from dying due to lack of organ donors
Oct 13, 2016
Kidney scam: Evidence shows nexus between Hiranandani doctors and racketeersAccording to the charge sheet filed by the Powai Police, the police seized three letters from Nilesh Kamble, one of the accused and organ transplant co-ordinator for the hospital, which gave approvals for the transplants.
Sep 29, 2016
World Heart Day: Poor infrastructure, superstition continue to keep Indians away from donationLack of infrastructure, logistical constraints, and myths and stigma attached to organ donation are the major hurdles keeping the rate of heart transplant in India at an "abysmal low" vis-a-vis in the west, according to health experts.
Sep 07, 2016
Isabelle Dinoire, world's first face transplant patient, dies at 49Isabelle Dinoire, a Frenchwoman who received the world's first partial face transplant, has died more than a decade after a complex and daring operation that set the stage for dozens of similar transplants worldwide.
Jun 07, 2016
Kidney sale racket: Delhi cops arrest three donorsThe gang used forged documents to pretend that the donors were relatives of the recipients of the kidney transplant in order to undergo the operations.
Dec 05, 2014
China to stop using organs of executed prisoners for transplantsChina, the only country that still systematically takes organs from executed prisoners for use in transplant operations, plans to end the controversial practice from next month.