Womb transplant: Motherhood was once ‘her’ dream, but now it’s a reality

“I am extremely happy. Something that was impossible two years ago, is a reality today. I wanted a child from such long time and today I have one. My joy knows no bounds. I cannot express my happiness. I am experiencing this kind of happiness for the first time,” said Meenakshi Walan, Vadodara woman who […]

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Baby Cherry with her parents and the team of doctors at Rainbow Hospital.

Medical marvel: Premature baby born at 375 grams survives, beating all odds

Baby girl Cherry was born to proud parents Nitika and Saurabh hailing from Chhattisgarh and delivered at Rainbow Children’s Hospital in Hyderabad. She was born premature at 25 weeks gestation (nearly 4 months earlier than expected date), under the extensive care received at the hands of a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts led by Dr […]

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Medical miracle: Premature twin babies with low birth weight survive against odds

Medical miracle: Premature twin babies with low birth weight survive against odds

A frightening dream transformed to reality for couple Shobha Kunwar and Ganpat Singh, when their twin baby boys, born weighing just 475 grams and 617 grams, fought for four months to survive a stormy course in the neonatal ICU of Jivanta Children’s Hospital, Udaipur. Born to Shobha Kunwar and Ganpat Singh from Jalore, Rajasthan, the […]

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Medical miracle: Brain-dead woman kept alive for 123 days to give birth to her children

Medical miracle: Brain-dead woman kept alive for 123 days to give birth to her children

A brain dead pregnant woman was kept alive for 123 days – the longest time ever – before delivering twins by emergency caesarean section. Frankielen da Silva Zampoli Padilha, 21, from Campo Largo in south Brazil, died during pregnancy in October last year after suffering a stroke. Doctors decided to save the nine-week-old embryos after […]

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Udaipur's tiny brave heart 'stable' after surgery

Udaipur’s tiny brave heart ‘stable’ after surgery

‘Miracle baby’ – that’s what the doctors are calling the baby from Udaipur, who weighted merely 470 grams at birth and underwent a complex heart surgery just 15 days into this world. Now a month old, the infant is now ‘stable’, weighs 607 grams and is recuperating at Jivanata Children Hospital in Udaipur. Doctors and […]

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Woman fights 7 tumours in her body using 100 billion cells of her own immune system

The remarkable recovery of a woman with advanced colon cancer, after treatment with cells from her own immune system, may lead to new options for thousands of other patients with colon or pancreatic cancer, researchers are reporting. Her treatment was the first to successfully target a common cancer mutation that scientists have tried to attack […]

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Mumbai woman amazes doctors, survives on dialysis for 17 years

It’s been 17 years since Ganisha Mohite has been visiting Holy Spirit Hospital thrice a week to undergo dialysis. Doctors treating Mohite say poverty and unable to find a suitable donor in family has forced Mohites to embrace this struggle for life. Mohite, a 31-year-old Andheri (Mumbai) resident, and her parents have however surprised doctors […]

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‘Tortured by evil twin sister for 26 years,’ says woman who is relieved of a tumour in her brain

When 26-year-old Ph.D. student Yamini Karanam began having trouble with her listening and reading comprehension, she grew more and more concerned. The condition got so severe that it became difficult to understand conversations and every day situations. Eating and talking became painful. Headaches became more frequent and severe. It got so bad that she couldn’t […]

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London woman delivers baby using ovary removed and frozen at age 9, creates history

A woman in London has made medical history by being the first woman to successfully have a baby using an ovary that was frozen before puberty and retransplanted inside of her. This breakthrough in fertility preservation could mean people who undergo cancer treatment in childhood no longer have to worry about potential infertility. Moaza Al […]

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140kg woman delivers baby with help from 16-member medical team in China

On Tuesday afternoon (Dec 13) at the delivery room of Hunan Provincial People’s Hospital in Changsha, came a touching moment: A pregnant woman with unusual weight successfully delivered a baby with the help of 16 medical staff members. The woman, who weighed 140kg with the baby, suffers from several diseases, including pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, pulmonary […]

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