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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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Manila, Sep 18 (UNI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) continues to support the Republic of Korea in responding to an imported case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

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Copra meal flour can control cholesterol, prevent colon cancer

Copra meal flour can control cholesterol, prevent colon cancer

17 Sep 2018 | 5:10 PM

New Delhi, Sep 17 (UNI) Copra meal flour’s fibre may play a key role in controlling cholesterol, sugar levels in blood and prevention of colon cancer, claims food experts.

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Organ transplantation often only treatment to end state organ failure

Organ transplantation often only treatment to end state organ failure

17 Sep 2018 | 11:59 AM

Kolkata, Sep 17 (UNI) Organ transplantation is often the only treatment to end state organ failure, such as liver and heart failure.

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Genetics, lifestyle major culprits for heart disease

Genetics, lifestyle major culprits for heart disease

16 Sep 2018 | 3:25 PM

Dubai, Sep 16 (UNI) Genetics and lifestyle are major causes of deaths due to cardiovascular (CVD) disease, which claims a life every two seconds, experts say.

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Stem Cells therapy can cure Diabetes

Stem Cells therapy can cure Diabetes

15 Sep 2018 | 6:41 PM

New Delhi, Sep 15 (UNI) Stem cell therapy has a potential to cure Diabetes, claims Dr Geeta Shroff, Director, Nutech Mediworld.

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