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1) HC nod for intra-family kidney transplant.

The Bombay High Court has approved an intra-family (sister to brother) kidney transplant, saying both the donor and recipient were related by blood. The transplant within the Chhattisgarh family was delayed after Lilavati Hospital said the donor was mentally retarded and had had stones removed from one kidney

2) India’s First Test Tube Baby

Exactly 25 years ago, on August 6, 1986, in Mumbai’s KEM hospital, a young Mani Chavda gave birth to India’s first test tube baby In the world On July 25, 1978, Louise Joy Brown, the world’s first successful “test-tube” baby was born in Great Britain.