Tag Archives: Brain Dead
Washington: Bioquark Inc, a biotech company, has reportedly received ethical permission in the US and in India to recruit 20 brain-dead people, surviving solely on life-support, and try to bring them back to life.
New Delhi (IANS): The death on Monday of Aruna Shanbaug, the nurse who lived in a vegetative state in a Mumbai hospital for 42 long years, has renewed the debate on euthanasia, with some demanding that the judiciary and the government should engage on the issue proactively.
Chennai (IANS): In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to 23 needy patients, an official said on Wednesday.
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to make it mandatory for hospitals to inform organ transplant centres through divisional transplant co-ordination committees about brain dead patients in their wards.