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Liver donors can thrive after transplant

Contrary to belief that donating liver can injure the donor, it is now established ...donor would continue to live well and thrive after donating part of his/her liver. Donation of a piece of the liver's right lobe from one adult to another is a...

Woman gets cancer from transplanted kidney

...l cell carcinoma of the lung nearly 2 years before donating a kidney. People who receive an organ transplant are known to have an increased risk of several types of cancer, including Kaposi sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. The inability to fight off cancer-causing viruses due to ...

Liver transplant oversight urged

...t-surgical care, when a 57-year-old man died after donating 50 percent of his liver to his brother. In their proposal, James Trotter and three colleagues at Denver's University of Colorado said an external regulator should carry out the task of certifying such units. They also urged adoption of uniform medic...

West Nile and Blood Transfusions

...ey had symptoms of a viral illness before or after donating the blood. Researchers also tested blood that was ...fever, rash, and pain in the eyes, before or after donating blood. Seven of the 16 donors were linked to two or three patients who contracted the West Nile viru...

Kidney transplant donor and recipients need to talk it out

...hey feel they would personally like to ensure that donating kidney might not be in any way harmful to the donor’s health. The donors on the other hand had reported that having a talk with the recipients of their donated kidneys only strengthens their resolve to go on with the surgical procedures. The resear...

Making operation and recovery time shorter

...ooner. But, the operation for laproscopic patients donating a kidney was longer and hospital costs were higher. For both those who donate a kidney and those who have to have it removed open surgery means: * a footing incision* prolonged hospital stay* prolonged painful recuperationWhereas Laproscopic surger...

Lessening operation and recovery time

...ooner. But, the operation for laproscopic patients donating a kidney was longer and hospital costs were higher. For both those who donate a kidney and those who have to have it removed open surgery means: * a footing incision * prolonged hospital stay * prolonged painful recuperation Whereas Laproscopic sur...

Wangaratta Community fundraising for Herceptin drug

...kful to her community people who has helped her by donating $70,000 money for her treatment....

Countries Step up Battle Against Bird Flu

... in talks with the World Health Organization about donating more Tamiflu to set up an Asian stockpile. Worried Neighbors Iran has started culling thousands of birds along its border with Turkey to try to stop the disease from spreading. France has was extended its poultry confinement measures to 58 depart...

Liver Donor Dies After Operation

...ionally, there is a 10% risk of complications from donating a part of a liver, doctors said. Risk of death for a donor is less than one in 200. DPA...

Human Milk Center Caters To Premature Babies

...the hospital, though outsiders are not barred from donating milk. The milk is stored in containers with capacities between 250 ml and 400 ml after it is pasteurized at 56 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes and subjected to microbiological tests to check the ‘milk culture’ or its biochemical status. It is store...

One million people to donate their DNA and personal information

One million people will be donating their blood samples and their personal information about their lifestyle, diet, habit and their disease// information to one of the two biggest medical research projects, the British Project called Biobank or the American Project. The American projec...

Fire department stem cell donors felicitated with 'Honor Roll of Life'

...ters will be honored with “Honor Roll of Life” for donating their bone marrow cells for saving Leukemia patien...ensen she recovered. Joe Kazlauskas also helped in donating bone marrow stem cells to 66 years old Hale suffering from chronic leukemia and both the patients wi...

Discrimination of gays sparks protest in students!

...ut if they take these cards along and say they are donating in place of someone who would like to, but isn't a...members who willing and healthy are prevented from donating blood because of this policy, which exacerbates the current shortage of donors." Said Kat Louis, NUS...

New Lease of Life after Kidney Donation

...itator for the organization said "A black woman is donating to a Hispanic man and a Hispanic woman is donating to a black man and there's no fear or cause for concern. Too many people waiting for organs are afra...

New Network To Ease Blood donation In India

... you badly in need of blood or are you inclined in donating the precious fluid for those who are in need of it//? Either way, the solution for it is just a few clicks away. Nagpur-based Khushroo Poacha, 38, co-founded indianblooddonors.com, a simple yet amazingly useful venture in 2000. He works for Central...

Mama’s milk on sal

...d what we’re doing with the milk. The banks screen donating mothers for HIV, hepatitis and other viral infections and set restrictions on caffeine consumption. The banks pasteurize the milk and charge a processing fee of about $3.50 an ounce, or $100 a day to supply the typical 6-month-old.The banks distrib...

46-Year-Old Canada Man Donates A Part Of His Liver To A Complete Stranger

...//. He further stated that he had no regrets about donating his organ to a complete stranger or about putting his own life at risk, adding that he would do it again, if necessary. The impact a kidney donation had on one of his family friends is said to have been instrumental in shaping the decision of this ...

Elders Too Are Keen To Chat On Internet On Par With Youngsters

... auctions and five percent of them also use it for donating online. They use the net for at least one-and-a-half hours a day - 20 percent for over three hours. The senior netizens are the most savvy and affluent among Internet users and log in from multiple access points, the report adds. --Edited IANS...

Quota System: Diverting Attention From The Real Problem

...eir shine. Those IIT alumni who were thinking of donating funds may think twice now. Is this the beginning of the end for IITs as has happened for some outstanding educational institutions in Karnataka like Maharaja's and Maharani's colleges of Mysore? Another question often asked during this debate is wh...

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