26Jul/17

Woman who had two kidney transplants set to compete at Games – Aberdeen Evening Express


Aberdeen Evening Express
Woman who had two kidney transplants set to compete at Games
Aberdeen Evening Express
The aim of the games is to raise awareness of the need for more people to join the NHS Organ Donation Register. … She then had to have haemodialysis, three times a week, for four years until she had her second transplant last year. Kate said: “My

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20Jul/17

Kidney Foundation launches program to increase living kidney donors – Castlegar News


Castlegar News
Kidney Foundation launches program to increase living kidney donors
Castlegar News
“This new mentoring program is a great way to help potential donors make an informed decision. I enjoyed meeting my first client to share my experience as an unrelated donor and the emotions of being a donor trying to help someone live a better quality

19Jul/17

First person in the UK to donate kidney to stranger reveals how she was considered ‘mad’ at the time – The Sunday Post

First person in the UK to donate kidney to stranger reveals how she was considered ‘mad’ at the time
The Sunday Post
“However, there are still more than 5,000 people in need of a kidney in the UK and around 250 people die each year because there are not enough organs available from deceased donors, so there is still a need for yet more people to consider donating in

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19Jul/17

Children’s Viral Video Plea to Find Kidney Donor for Mom Has Happy Ending – Alport Syndrome News


Alport Syndrome News
Children’s Viral Video Plea to Find Kidney Donor for Mom Has Happy Ending
Alport Syndrome News
Zippay said she found a donor through the United Network for Organ Sharing, a national kidney pairing exchange program that matches transplant donors and recipients. Her donor is a 40-year … or a kidney transplant. Zippay’s Alport syndrome has forced

17Jul/17

Now an algorithm-based system to facilitate organ transplants – Business Standard

Now an algorithm-based system to facilitate organ transplants
Business Standard
In “living near-related donors” category, only immediate blood relations — for example, parents, siblings, children, grandparents and grandchildren — are usually accepted as donors. Spouses are also accepted as living donors in the category of near

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