organ transplants

 
Transplants, tragedy and the true kindness of strangers
Transplants, tragedy and the true kindness of strangers
The soft, quick and melodic sounds of a piano that floated across the room were punctuated by the sparse words of a hushed one-sided conversation....
Saving baby Zia from a rare disease
Saving baby Zia from a rare disease
Seven days after giving birth to her second child, Rabia Khan held her son in her arms, smiling, proud to be a mother once again. It was then that...
Organ donation: A fight to survive
Organ donation: A fight to survive
I am not a superstitious person but I’ve been putting off registering as an organ donor since I was a teenager because somehow I can’t...
Scientists unveil method to create bioartificial organs
Scientists unveil method to create bioartificial organs
Spanish scientists on Tuesday presented a new technique to create bioartifical organs for transplant using stem cells which they said will vastly...
Drug could double life of donor organs
Drug could double life of donor organs
Doctors are to begin the trial of a treatment that could double the time transplanted organs survive in the body.
After double transplant, left hand reaches brain first
After double transplant, left hand reaches brain first
When patients had both hands transplanted, their brains re-established connections much more quickly with the left hand than the right, a team of...
Egypt pressured to end underground organ trade
Egypt pressured to end underground organ trade
The poverty of Cairo's slums forced a young couple to sell nearly everything they had. When that wasn't enough, each of them sold a kidney.
SA pioneers HIV+ transplant
SA pioneers HIV+ transplant
Two HIV-positive South Africans have received transplanted HIV-infected kidneys -- the first time in the world that a 'positive-to-positive”...

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