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Brazil doctors poised for more uterus transplants

Doctors in Brazil who brought about the first-ever birth with a uterus transplant from a dead donor say they have two more women waiting to undergo the same procedure. "All the patients that were part of this initial group have already been selected. They have already undergone in-vitro fertilization," one of the physicians, Dani Ejzenberg, told on Thursday. "There are good quality embryos in storage, and now we are awaiting compatible donors so that the transplant can be done." All three women would be part of the…

First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday. The breakthrough operation, performed in September 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, shows that such transplants are feasible and could help thousands of women unable to have children due to uterine problems, according to a study published in The Lancet. The baby girl was born in December 2017, the medical journal added. Until recently, the only options available to women with…

Here’s the list of top 10 donors for dams fund so far

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced top 10 donors for the fund set up by Supreme Court of Pakistan for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams . According to the SBP, Pakistan Army remains the top institution with Rs 582 million of donation for the construction of dams, followed HQ Strategic Plans Division Rs 201 million on second and HBL Islamic Charity Rs 100 million on the third. Here’s the list issued by the SBP: On September 10, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa had…