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Family 26 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM

Gift of life: One baby's heart saves the life of another child

People are saved every day through organ transplants. One donor alone can save eight lives. This is the story of one boy, who lived for one hour, whose heart now beats in a little girl.

People 22 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Man with chronic kidney disease needs kidney transplant

Frequent dialysis treatments taking a toll on this man.

Arts 09 Feb 2017 | 6:07 AM

When art and science meet in Bloom

This exhibition displays blooms from Roy Calne’s garden, and bronze sculptures of figures in motion

Wellness 26 Oct 2017 | 6:00 AM

Tell me about... the different types of kidney transplants

When your kidney starts to fail, the only permanent solution is a kidney transplant, which can be from either a living or deceased donor.

Science & Technology 07 May 2018 | 6:10 AM

Soldier gets new penis after losing genitals in bomb blast

US surgeons have performed the most complex penis-scrotum reconstructive procedure ever on a soldier whose genitals were destroyed in a bomb blast. Though the transplant was a success, doctors say there were some ethical issues too.

Living 18 Nov 2018 | 6:00 AM

Silent Mentors’ donate their bodies to medical science

The Silent Mentor programme, introduced by Professor Dr Chin Kin Fah, on March 23, 2012, encourages donors to donate their bodies after death. Donors have selflessly donated their bodies for the advancement of medical research, education and training, motivated by love for mankind.

Wellness 26 Nov 2018 | 6:00 AM

Prolonging liver viability for donation

Donated livers are already in short supply and some have to be rejected because they have been too long out of the body; this method could change that.

Science & Technology 22 Dec 2018 | 6:00 AM

This ain't Face/Off, it's the latest in face transplant surgery

A California man, who shot himself through the chin, unveils his new face after undergoing the most advanced face transplant surgery ever.

Health 13 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

First kidney transplant between HIV-positive people

A HIV-positive woman donated one of her kidneys to another patient with HIV in a world’s first for kidney transplants, performed by American surgeons in late March 2019.

Children 17 Apr 2019 | 6:00 AM

Young children can also experience kidney failure

Kidney failure results from the inability of the kidney to filter out toxins from the body, which can be due to genetic factors in children.