Organ Transplant

  • Rishi Kapoor appeals to the public to donate organs, pledges his own 23-03-2014 06:26 PM

    Chandigarh: Actor Rishi Kapoor pledged to donate organs. After distributing prizes to the winners of 'Transplant Games 2014' at PGIMER in Chandigarh, the 61-year-old veteran actor signed the pledge to be an organ donor. Rishi appealed to the general public to come forward for this noble cause and donate organs...
  • Website to be launched on Jan 26 to promote organ donation 09-01-2014 05:51 PM

    A website in English and Hindi would be launched from January 26 in Indoreto promote organ transplantation and its donation after death. The bilingual website would make available a detailed database regarding organ transplant and its donation after the death of a person, official sources said on Thursday. Information about...
  • A 3D printer that can create organs at the touch of a button 07-09-2013 11:26 AM

    London: Scientists have created a 3D printing device that could soon be used to make tailor-made transplant organs at the click of a button. The breakthrough by British experts involves a special print head nozzle that can dispense a wide range of different materials highly accurately. The nozzle, called the...
  • Shifting gangrape survivor to Singapore was avoidable: Surgeon 28-12-2012 06:55 PM

    Dr Naimish Mehta of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said there is nothing that the Singapore hospital has which those in India don't have. ...
  • China to end dependence on prisoners for organs 22-11-2012 07:14 PM

    Beijing: China's reliance on organ transplants from condemned prisoners will end within two years as more people are coming forward to donate as demonstrated by a trial project, a senior Chinese official said. From March 2010 to the end of September 2012, the trial consisted of 465 donation cases, which...
  • Donor in 1st successful transplant dies in Maine 30-12-2010 03:59 PM

    Maine: Ronald Lee Herrick, who donated a kidney to his dying twin brother 56 years ago in what's recognized as the world's first successful organ transplant, has died of complications following heart surgery. He was 79. Herrick died Monday at the Augusta Rehabilitation Center in Augusta, said his wife, Cynthia....
  • New plan aims to create organ donors network 02-12-2010 12:44 PM

    More than two lakh Indians require organ transplants every year but only ten percent manage to get them. ...
  • Kidney Kumar learnt 'the fine art of surgery' from CDs 04-03-2008 11:41 AM

    Chennai: New South Wales all-rounder Steven Smith feels the absence of Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo will work to their advantage when they take on Trinidad and Tobago in their Champions League T20 clash here on Wednesday. Pollard and Bravo were part of the T&T side that made the final...
  • 'Kidney Kumar' denies forceful transplants 04-03-2008 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: If you didn't know Yuzvendra Chahal was a cricketer, one ball, two scampered runs and a jubilant sprint towards the Mumbai Indians dug out on Monday made him grin like a cheshire cat, while confirming that this Champions League Twenty20 might not be for the faint-hearted. Just four...
  • Dr Kidney's brother Jeevan remanded to CBI custody 18-02-2008 03:00 PM

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat Cricket Association president Narhari Amin on Thursday alleged that the ICC had severely criticised facilities at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera during the three World Cup matches early this year. We have accessed the report of ICC which was given to BCCI, which says 'the standard of...
  • Noose tightens on Amit Kumar, brother held 17-02-2008 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: India's out-of-form off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was on Wednesday ruled out for the third Test against England after sustaining an abdominal injury during the second Test at Trent Bridge. Harbhajan - who claimed just two wickets - in the first two Tests bowled only nine overs in the second...
  • Kidney racket: Another Delhi-based doc surrenders 11-02-2008 11:18 PM

    Mumbai: The return to form of paceman Ishant Sharma in the West Indies tour is good news for India as he and Zaheer Khan will form a formidable pair in India's Test series against England starting later this month, former captain Dilip Vengsarkar said here on Tuesday. "I'm glad Ishant...
  • CBI gets 12 days to interrogate Amit, Jeevan Kumar 11-02-2008 01:21 AM

    Aston Rowant: Pacer Amita Sharma and spinner Ekta Bisht shared six wickets between them as India defeated New Zealand by 32 runs in the play-off match to finish third in the Women's Quadrangular Series, here on Thursday. Invited to bat, India were all out for 150 in 46.3 overs but...
  • CBI gets 12-day custody of kidney kingpin 10-02-2008 01:31 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has backed the ICC's decision to enforce the Decision Review System in Tests and ODIs, saying the innovation reduces pressure on on-field umpires. The 37-year-old batsman said the DRS, if implemented with the right technology, would go a long way in helping the umpires officiate games...
  • Kidney racketeer on fast-track to prosecution 09-02-2008 09:49 PM

    Port of Spain: The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) has welcomed the lead taken by Caricom (Caribben Community) to resolve the ongoing dispute between estranged Jamaican opener Chris Gayle and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). In a statement on Monday, WIPA said it viewed the move with "considerable optimism"...
  • Flight ends, Amit Kumar brought back to Delhi 09-02-2008 07:18 PM

    Melbourne: Fallen power Australia are not even thinking about a return to the top of the Test rankings, according to coach Tim Nielsen, as the team seek to rebuild following their humiliating Ashes defeat to England. The World Cup quarter-finalists remain top dogs in the one-day game but have slipped...
  • Kidney racket doc cornered in Nepal hotel 09-02-2008 02:14 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday said it had given clearance to former captain Shahid Afridi to take part in the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League starting later this month. A senior PCB official confirmed that they had given permission for the Sri Lankan authorities to sign on around...
  • Kidney scam kingpin may have fled country 28-01-2008 05:17 PM

    The all-rounder said the Kolkata-based team has the necessary fire power to challenge the Mumbai outfit. ...
  • Docs lured the poor with jobs, stole their kidneys 25-01-2008 11:24 AM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan Test off-spinner and current umpire Akram Raza has been arrested after police conducted a raid to bust a gang of bookmakers taking illegal bets on the ongoing Indian Premier League matches. We arrested seven men from a plaza in Liberty area in Gulberg today and one of...
  • Australian girl changes blood group, immune system 25-01-2008 10:36 AM

    Georgetown, Guyana: Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal took 6-42 and captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Asad Shafiq followed up with an unbroken 78-run partnership that gave Pakistan a narrow edge over West Indies on day three of a low-scoring first Test on Saturday. At the close at the National Stadium, Providence, the visitors were...
  • Dead woman's organs give life to 3 07-06-2007 08:29 PM

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