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  • Delhi: Cancerous tumour removed from 4-yr-old girl’s kidney

    New Delhi: A four-year-old girl got a new lease of life after doctors at a city hospital here removed a cancerous tumour from one of her kidneys. The girl was experiencing unbearable pain on her abdomen, following which she was admitted to the hospital. She was diagnosed with life-threatening Wilms’ tumour, a doctor said. Wilms’ tumour is a type of cancer that primarily affects children, said Dr Prashant Jain, senior consultant of Paediatric Surgery

  • Mumbai: 5.5-kg tumour on kidney enters Guinness Book as largest ever in renal region

    Mumbai: A surgery performed to remove a massive tumour from a woman’s stomach has made its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Three months ago, when this surgery was performed, the tumour removed was termed as ‘heaviest’ which was later confirmed to be the heaviest tumour documented till date in the world.

  • Maharashtra: Brain dead girl grants new lease of life to three patients

    Nashik: An 11-year-old brain dead girl became the source of new life to three patients in Maharashtra after her vital parts heart, liver and a kidney, were taken through ‘green corridor’ from here to rain-battered Mumbai and to Pune and Solapur.

  • Dilip Kumar stable, but may have to be put on dialysis

    Mumbai: Ailing yesteryear actor Dilip Kumar was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Lilavati Hospital on Friday with kidney-related complications.  He may have to be put on dialysis.

  • City doctors create new awareness on hand transplants

     Mumbai : After the success of kidney, liver and heart transplants in the city, doctors are now gearing up for the next challenge of carry out hand transplants and are currently engaged in creating awareness about this in the community.

  • HOSP swaps spleen for kidney in world first

    Rome : A hospital in northern Italy said today it had achieved a world first by successfully transplanting a kidney in the place of the spleen in a six-year-old girl, says an AFP report.

  • Junk food as harmful to kidney as diabetes

    London: Eating junk foods such as burgers, fries, biscuits and fizzy drinks may cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, a new study has warned. Type 2 diabetes is often associated with obesity and the number of cases are rising worldwide at an alarming rate. In type 2 diabetes, the body does not produce enough insulin or does not react to it.

  • Three Green Corridors created

    Taekwondo champion gives life to three others , Heart sent to Mumbai, Liver to Gurgaon  ,  Kidney given to a patient admitted in Aurobindo.

  • Sharad Pawar

    Sharad Pawar discharged from hospital

    Pune/Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar, who was hospitalised on Sunday following a “minor kidney problem” and “water retention”, was discharged this morning, hospital authorities said.

  • ‘Recycled’ kidneys for transplant come a step closer

    New York: Donated kidneys that are discarded due to abnormalities or other factors may soon be “recycled” to engineer tailor-made replacement kidneys for patients, the US scientists have reported in two studies. “We believe these two studies provide critical information to the booming field of organ bio engineering as it applies to the kidney,” said Giuseppe Orlando, transplant surgeon at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in the US.

  • Can Diabetes Cause Kidney Disease?

    Diabetes can damage the kidneys and cause them to fail. Diabetic kidney disease can be prevented by keeping blood sugar in your target range. (more…)

  • Aus scientists grow kidney from stem cells

    Melbourne: Australian scientists claimed to have made a first complex human organ from stem cells, after growing a tiny kidney in a laboratory dish, a breakthrough that could lead to better ways of treating renal disease.

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