A British woman who lost 40 lbs so she could give a kidney to her husband, now has an unusual request — she wants her kidney back after she found out her husband had an affair with her friend.
A New York woman donated a kidney after learning another was in need, and subsequently found herself out of a job. In an unusual situation, the 47-year-old woman has now initiated a lawsuit against her former employer.
In a first time ever medical event, a kidney has been transplanted twice within a two-week period. The second transplant occurred because the transplant did not go successfully for the first recipient.
Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC performed their first live kidney donor multiple patient transplant, becoming the first hospital in North Carolina to successfully master this medical technique, opening the door of possibilities for patients.
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An Israeli-American Levy Yitzhak Rosenbaum, admitted to a federal court that he helped broker black-market kidney transplant deals for wealthy New Jersey customers. The donors, in the alleged black-market organs trade, were from Israel.
Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs joined California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto to announce new legislation aimed at simplifying the organ donation process for Californians.
A middle school principal in Franklin, NH is donating a kidney to one of his students. The 13-year-old's health has declined over the past year and without a kidney, her future seems bleak and dependent on medical machinery.