Tag Archives: kidney

01Aug/17

Many transplant candidates may benefit from diabetic donor kidneys – NephrologyNews.com


NephrologyNews.com
Many transplant candidates may benefit from diabetic donor kidneys
NephrologyNews.com
In an accompanying editorial, Richard Formica Jr., MD from Yale University School of Medicine noted that the study provides important data to support the use of deceased donor kidneys that are likely to be discarded. “However, as important as this

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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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11Jul/17

Improved kidney transplant policy helps African-American candidates – South Florida Caribbean News


South Florida Caribbean News
Improved kidney transplant policy helps African-American candidates
South Florida Caribbean News
RICHMOND, VA – Improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to data from United Network for Organ Sharing(UNOS).

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09Jul/17

Pastor, citing Bible, donates kidney to stranger – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Pastor, citing Bible, donates kidney to stranger
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
One in four of those donors is not biologically related to the recipient. “There is right way and wrong way to go about finding a living kidney donor,” Shields said, noting the Alexanders leveraged an effective social media campaign by posting photos