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Donated kidneys in short supply
It's Better to Focus on Other Organ Donor Initiatives
Numerous concerns are raised when prisoners wish to donate to strangers, including whether they have access to appropriate medical care after the surgery. By Beth Piraino.
'Your baby gave me the gift of life': Woman's 'eternal gratitude'...
Naomi Key, 24, from Stubbington, Hampshire, has spoken of her joy after a transplant from a baby kidney donor gave her a new chance at life.
Nurses 'drowning in paperwork'
Slow Pace Linked to Early Death in Renal Patients
Half of Americans would consider donating a kidney to a...
A new survey shows that support for organ donation is increasing. Eighty-four percent of respondents said they would be very or somewhat likely to consider donating a kidney or a portion of their liver to a close friend or family member, and 49 perce...
Chronic Kidney Disease: A Growing Problem
Often silent and undiagnosed, chronic kidney disease is affecting more and more Americans. Need-to-know info about this serious health threat.
Should seniors qualify as living donors?
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis ?
Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka implements measures to prevent kidney...
Overweight starting in early adulthood linked with kidney...
Individuals who are overweight starting in early adulthood are twice as likely to have chronic kidney disease at age 60 to 64 years than those who are not overweight. Larger waist-to-hip ratios ("apple-shaped" bodies) during middle age are also linke...
NKF: Kidney Disease Staging Gets Spotlight
Ex-Marine from Elyria blames kidney failure on camp water;...
Elyria native and Marine Algie Nelson blames his skin disease and kidney failure on contaminated water at military camp water.
Transfusions On the Rise in Dialysis Patients
The trend is most pronounced among Medicare recipients since the debut of bundling, ESA labeling changes.