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Qatar reaffirms its support to organ donation efforts

Qatar reaffirms its support to organ donation efforts

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari explained that Qatar has established an effective record of organ donors after death.

Australian man has thumb surgically replaced with toe

Australian man has thumb surgically replaced with toe

An Australian man whose thumb was severed in a cattle herding accident has had a big toe surgically removed and transplanted onto his hand to replace the lost digit.

Indian foreign minister in hospital with kidney failure

Indian foreign minister in hospital with kidney failure

India's foreign minister said on Wednesday she was in hospital being treated for kidney failure and undergoing tests for a possible transplant, an announcement that raises questions over how long she can stay in the job.

Rare tumour claimed first face graft recipient: doctors

Rare tumour claimed first face graft recipient: doctors

The world's first face transplant recipient, Frenchwoman Isabelle Dinoire, died of a cancer unrelated to medicine she was taking to stop her body rejecting the graft, doctors said Wednesday.

Indian police make new arrests in kidney sale racket

Indian police make new arrests in kidney sale racket

New Delhi police on Tuesday arrested three kidney donors over an illegal racket at one of India's top hospitals that has shone a spotlight on underground organ trafficking.