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Laura Moon, 18, from Whinmoor in Leeds, has four kidneys. She is willing to be a donor.
A detailed documentary on the pros and cons of legalizing the Kidney trade in India –sparked by the Gurgaon Kidney donation racket.
To Donate organs and save lives was the reforming message driven home to society at the Organ O' Cultural Fest organised by MOHAN Foundation in Chennai.
A review of literature was carried out to evaluate the effect of retinoids in preventing skin cancer in transplant patients.
Chinese authorities have drafted new rules to dissuade erring doctors and hospitals involved in human organ trade. They are based on criticisms that the organs are being sourced
The urgent need to increase Organ Donation Awareness in India was reinforced at a rally on Marina Beach with student and corporate participation, organized in Chennai by MOHAN foundation.
Recent research suggests that early Liver Transplantation Improves Survival in Individuals with Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis.
Though a positive donor smoking history adversely affects recipient’s survival, it should be continued.
‘Phantom’ Limb is a sensation in an amputee’s stump that generates the feeling that the amputated limb is still present.
Study shows that kidney donation among HCV sero-positve donors and recipients is possible and can cut down on the “waiting list” for patients awaiting transplantation.
Hypertension is almost ubiquitous in kidney transplant recipients. Hypertension negatively affects transplant and patient survival outcomes.
Dr. Amit Kumar, Infamous Kidney Kingpin was finally arrested in Nepal.
Tamil Nadu a leader in deceased donation transplantation programme in India could become the leader of this programme in India.
As a sequel to the recent exposure of the kidney commerce in Southern India, the licenses issued to two of Chennai’s hospitals have been revoked.
At a function that was organized by MOHAN (Multi-Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan in Chennai, 15 families were felicitated for saying yes to organ donation.
If the story of Lord Ganesha is true, as depicted in the Hindu mythology, He is, perhaps, the first example of xeno-transplantation in the world.
At Global Consultation on Organ Donation and Transplantation at Madrid the delegates urged the WHO to consider organ donation and transplantation as government responsibility.
Aggressive pharmacological treatments diminished the need of surgical intervention in people with rheumatoid arthritis.
According to an American study done recently widespread obesity is greatly contributing to the shortage of organs made available for transplant.
Organ donation, considered the highest form of human service, allows the opportunity to give life and let others live, even though we are gone.
This is Organ Donor Awareness Week (Aug 8-14, 2011), an initiative to highlight the merits of organ donation and dispelling myths.
Organ Donor Awareness Week is a platform to educate the public on organ donation and encourage them to sign onto Organ Donor Registries that serve as lifelines to people waiting for organ donations.
Chennai’s ability to care should make it easier for more organ donations, observes Dr. Francis Delmonico, President-elect of World Transplantation Society in an interview to Medindia.
A southern Indian eye hospital performs intraocular lens (IOL) transplant using tissue glue, dispensing with sutures. This is claimed a first of its kind in the world.
Meena Dadha, Founder Director, Mukti India, tells Medindia how her NGO supplies high quality artificial limbs and calipers free of cost to amputees and polio victims lending dignity to their lives.
World renowned transplant organ surgeon visits Chennai to promote deceased organ donation program in India.
Wondering what the above verses from Thirukurral written by Thiruvalluvar somewhere around 300 BC is doing in this special report about nanotechnology
Dr. K.M. Cherian who pioneered the first Heart transplant in India talks to Medindia of heart transplants in India, the challenges in cadaver transplant and India’s booming medical Tourism.
Since the passing of the legislation in India, entitled, 'Transplantation of Human Organ (THO) Act' in 1994, it has been possible to undertake multi-organ transplant activity from brain dead donors.
In ten years since the Transplantation of Human Organ Act was passed in India, we have not made much headway with the programme.
The publication of death rates of patients, specific for every surgeon in Scotland has led to mixed reactions from members of the medical community.
Transplantation of Human Organs (THO) Act is to presented to Lok Sabha today and could herald the much needed push to cadaver transplants in India.
World Blood Donor Day celebrated worldwide on June 14, 2008 underlines the importance of voluntary blood donation amid the increasing demand for blood to support medical and surgical procedures.
World Blood Donor Day 2009 aims at “100% voluntary, non-remunerated donation of blood and blood components.”
The theme this year’s is “New Blood for the World” and it aims to motivate young people to become blood donors.
World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is celebrated on the 28th of July each year to showcase the need of managing and preventing hepatitis.
In today’s world, communicable diseases have paved the way for non-communicable ailments, like chronic kidney disease, hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as leading cause of death.
To commemorate the 6th World Organ Donation Day that falls on 27th November 2010 MOHAN Foundation held a film competition on the theme Organ Donation and felicitated winners.
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