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Wellness 07 May 2019 | 6:00 AM

Drones could herald faster, safer transport for organ transplants

In the near future, organs from donors may be delivered quickly and safely by drone to hospitals where patients and their surgical teams await.

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.

Food News 10 Mar 2019 | 6:56 AM

Curious Cook: The peculiar case of food allergies

Food columnist Chris Chan discusses why and how people develop allergies to crustaceans, peanuts, eggs and other foods, detailing links to house mites, lack of sun exposure and lack of food exposure in babies.

Health 13 Nov 2018 | 6:10 AM

Blood type incompatibility no longer barrier to kidney donation

A locally-adapted protocol in Malaysia allows donors with incompatible blood types to still give their kidney to their loved one.