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Kidney transplant saves life of in-house patient

Kidney transplant saves life of in-house patient

Thane, Oct 4 (UNI) Two cadaveric Kidney transplants have saved as many lives--a 61-year-old housewife from Thane and another from Jupiter Hospital. The transplant was performed on Tuesday after the daughter of a 53-year-old male consented to donate her father’s organs after being declared brain dead at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, an official release from Fortis said. He was hospitalised following a road accident. Later, he was declared brain dead at the hospital. The patient’s daughter, who is an IT Engineer by profession, consented to donate all of her father’s organs. After evaluating and assessing the donor, the patient’s Kidneys were certified fit to be retrieved and transplanted. First kidney was transplanted into a 61-year-old housewife from Thane, an in-house recipient, who was being treated at the hospital and had been suffering from a chronic kidney disease. Another kidney was transported to Jupiter Hospital in Thane, to be transplanted in to a 61-year-old retired male recipient suffering from chronic kidney disease, it added. UNI XR NV SB 1335

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Diarrhoeal disease, second leading cause of death in children under five years old

Diarrhoeal disease, second leading cause of death in children under five years old

18 Jun 2018 | 1:04 PM

Kolkata, Jun 18 (UNI) Diarrhoeal disease is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old, and is responsible for killing around 525 000 children every year.

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India, the cardiac capital

India, the cardiac capital

14 Jun 2018 | 5:15 PM

By Sanya Pandey
New Delhi, June 14 (UNI) India houses around three crore heart patients and two lakh surgeries are performed in it every year.

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Congenital anomalies important causes of infant and childhood deaths

Congenital anomalies important causes of infant and childhood deaths

13 Jun 2018 | 12:53 PM

Kolkata, Jun 13 (UNI) Congenital anomalies are important causes of infant and childhood
deaths, chronic illness and disability.

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World Blood Donor Day celebrated on Jun 14 to aware people of Human Blood

World Blood Donor Day celebrated on Jun 14 to aware people of Human Blood

12 Jun 2018 | 1:26 PM

Kolkata, Jun 12 (UNI) World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on June 14 around the world to make people aware of the Human Blood and its requirement to save lives.

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Saliva test can identify men more likely to get prostrate cancer

Saliva test can identify men more likely to get prostrate cancer

12 Jun 2018 | 11:32 AM

London, Jun 12 (UNI) After UK researchers tracked down a host of genetic changes that make the prostate cancer up to four times more likely, soon a saliva swab will help identify the men most at risk of the disease.

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