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World 16 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Australia scientists make blood from human stem cells

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian scientists say they have found a way to make blood cells in volume out of human master cells, which could eventually lead to production of safe blood cells for transfusions and organ transplants.

AseanPlus News 24 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

S. Koreans make stride in inter-species transplants

The same team of South Korean scientists who made medical history last week by creating stem cells that genetically match patients have discovered ways to prevent monkeys from rejecting organ transplants from pigs.

AseanPlus News 22 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Woman survives seven-organ transplants

SURGEONS from Shanghai's Ruijin Hospital announced on Monday that an operation to transplant seven organs from a single donor to a woman on Dec 12 was a success.

Nation 05 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Higher offer price gives Syed Mokhtar the edge

Nov 27 to Dec 2 (Compiled by K S Usha Devi)

Nation 29 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Young Malaysians the biggest group to pledge organs

Young Malaysians aged 21 to 30 are the biggest group of donors for organ transplants, which have been done in local hospitals since the 70s.

AseanPlus News 05 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Success in multiple organ transplants

China recently recorded a successful simultaneous liver, pancreas and kidney transplant, reportedly the first of its kind in Asia.

Nation 14 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Few Malays donating organs

THE Malays, who are generally Muslims, have shied away from pledging their organs although a I>fatwa /I>(religious edict) allows them to donate or undergo an organ transplant.

Nation 29 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

UMMC service a boon to organ transplants

The University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) has developed and made available a service that will help improve Malaysia's transplant programme involving major organs like kidney, heart and liver by identifying potential recipients according to risk.

AseanPlus News 28 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Raising awareness on organ donation

IT'S a sports event with no special items; but it's one of special meaning.

Nation 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jakim teams up with ministry to promote organ donation

The Department of Islamic Advancement (Jakim) has agreed to a request by a Health Ministry committee to get I>imam/Ito talk on organ donation during Friday sermons.