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National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) celebrated yesterday its 1,000th kidney transplant since it began doing the procedure in 1988, with a survival rate of 95.2 percent.
2013/6/29
People who undergo weekend non-emergency surgery in English public hospitals have an 82-percent higher chance of dying within a month than those treated on a Monday, research shows.
2013/5/30
The Department of Health (DOH) announced plans to ban cosmetic surgeries for minors, including rhinoplasty, suction-assisted lipectomy and breast implant, perhaps in the next six months.
2013/5/10
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Researchers in the United States on Sunday said they had bio-engineered a kidney and transplanted it into rats, marking a step forward in a quest to help patients suffering from kidney failure.
2013/4/16
British surgeons said Friday they have performed successful liver transplants on two patients using a revolutionary technique which keeps the organ warm and functioning while outside the body.
2013/3/17
A plastic surgeon said Wednesday that those seeking to lose weight should think twice before embarking on a trendy new Chinese weight-loss therapy that takes traditional acupuncture to a new level but carries an increased risk of infection.
2013/2/21
A top executive of the Taiwan Association of Obstetrics & Gynecology (TAOG) yesterday called on the public not to conduct midnight cesarean sections, citing possible dangers to both the mother and child.
2012/12/13
People who had weight loss surgery reported greater alcohol use two years after their procedures, according to a U.S. study.
2012/10/17
Doctors in Sweden say they have performed the world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants “without complications.”
2012/9/19
It was an emotional moment and a Hari Raya gift that mechanic Azli Sabran and his family will never forget.
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