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Govt. may introduce iris scans for nod to organ transplants

Times of India - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The state is planning to take a cue from the implementation of the PCPNDT Act (which is aimed at checking female foeticide) in order to control the illegal trade in human organs. Besides introducing iris scanners and linking transplant paperwork to ...
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MOHR directed to draft bill on organ transplant to check HR violations

Daily Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Human Rights (MOHR) has recently been directed by the National Assembly standing committee on Human Rights to table a concrete draft bill on organ transplantation before August 20. In his address to the body meeting ...

People Using This Health Remedy Are Often Denied Organ Transplants

ATTN - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than 120,302 people are on wait lists for life-saving organ transplants. Of that number, only 77,331 are active on these wait lists, meaning they are eligible to be considered for an organ ...

Kidney Racket at Hiranandani Hospital: Transplant coordinator Kamble was 'crucial for clearing forged documents ...

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Hiranandani hospital kidney racket, kidney racket, illegal organ trade, organ racket, dmer Brijkishor Jaiswal, a textiles agent from Surat, had furnished fake documents showing donor Shobha (right) as his wife.

Voucher program may reduce organ transplant waitlist, save lives

Fox News - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons Ethics Committee, which oversees ethical concerns regarding organ transplants, has voted in favor of the voucher program.

Health: Four-decade wait between organ transplants shows how experience has changed

The Daily Progress - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
In this photo taken June 28, 2016, Brenda Hudson watches as her husband and kidney donor Dana, right, is taken to the operating room to undergo a living donor kidney transplant at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. Hudson received ...
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Rims eyes organ transplantation

Times of India - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The governing body of Rims had on May 19 approved a proposal to start body donation, under which people could pledge to donate their organs to the institute.
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CBS Local - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
That transplant lasted a remarkable four decades - and now Hudson's recovery from a second one, this time faster and surrounded by germy visitors, showcases how far organ transplants have come and the hurdles that still await. “I'm ready to be well ...

Health Matters: Organ Transplants Become the Gift of Life

KVRR - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
She says even though she lost a son, it's organ donation that has allowed him to live on. "He isn't gone, he's still part of us," says Donor Mom, Bobbi Fetzer.

Healthy livers grown from rejected donor organs in transplant breakthrough - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Healthy livers are being grown from rejected donor organs after British scientists discovered how to combat diseased tissue.
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Organ transplants have come a long way but hurdles remain - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
That transplant lasted a remarkable four decades, and now Hudson's recovery from a second one showcases how far organ transplants have come and the hurdles still present. Transplants still require courage, but medical advances have made them more ...
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HT Spotlight: Ways to curb illegal kidney transplants

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Taking note of instances of people being tricked into kidney transplants, The Transplantation of Human's Organ Act was framed in 1994 to end illegal organ trade. But two decades later too, there seems to be no end to crimes related to organ donations.

Surgeon Says Apps May Turn Organ Donation Support Into 'Concrete Action'

Kaiser Health News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dr. Thomas Fishbein, a transplant surgeon and the executive director of the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, says his hospital has more than 1,000 patients on the waitlist.
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Kidney racket at Hiranandani hospital: Staff, doctor involved in planning kidney transplant at Rs 21 lakh

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Hiranandani hospital kidney racket, kidney racket, illegal organ trade, organ racket, dmer Jaiswal was discharged from Hiranandani hospital on Wednesday morning after a round of dialysis on Tuesday.

Two in China receive kidney transplants, contract rabies and die

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Rabies transmission through organ transplantation has also occurred in the United States, but it is extremely rare. “I think, personally, this case just highlighted some of the fractures in the system,” said Dr.

Stem cell therapy proves to be boon for organ transplant seekers: Vipul Jain - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Secondly, if an organ transplant is inevitable, science is showing great promise where organs can be printed in a 3D printer and loaded with stem cells to be translated in a body.
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Kidney Racket at Hiranandani Hospital: Expert team plans to make illegal transplants hard

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Among the measures are: linkage to Aadhaar Card, introduction of biometric system, intensive training to hospitals and possession of a copy of Transplantation of Human Organ Act. “An iris scan such as the one in Aadhaar will be a fool-proof method of ...
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Guernsey surgeon does UK's first double hand transplant

ITV News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
More than 1,000 people have received an organ transplant since April 2016. Tissue, such as skin, corneas and heart valves, can be transplanted 24 hours after a person dies.

A Summer Camp for Organ Transplant Recipients

KRCB - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Life is often more complicated for kids who have had an organ transplant. But a special camp in the hills of western Sonoma County brings them together for a few days each summer.

'4k people in state need kidney and other organs'

Times of India - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
On August 7, an awareness programme on 'Organ transplant implementation' will be held for doctors in JSS Hospital between 3.30pm and 5pm.