| Jul 31, 2011
Lisa Giles didn't expect anything major to go wrong when she became a living organ donor to help her older brother. Doctors told her the surgery posed little risk and that she could live a long, healthy life with a single kidney.
But immediately after...
| Nov 26, 2011
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer.
Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:52 PM
He's run marathons, completed nearly two dozen triathlons and biked more than 4,000 miles cross country.
"I'm healthy, I'm happy, I'm married, I'm doing the things that I thought I would never accomplish as a ten-year-old child given this diagnosis,"...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 5:33 PM
Medical professionals are hoping advances in kidney transplant technology will make it even easier for those considering donation to make the leap and potentially transform a life.
In July, Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh unveiled a new...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Damon Brown, a Seattle married father of two, got desperate for a kidney donor when doctors told him in July that his kidneys were failing. So he turned to Facebook.
“I really kind of put myself out there, saying I needed a transplant, was...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:35 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of red meat may have a higher risk of some types of kidney cancer, suggests a large U.S. study.
Researchers found that middle-aged adults who ate the most red meat were 19 percent more likely to be...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:39 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor Nick Cannon, husband to singer Mariah Carey, is back home after being released from a Los Angeles hospital.
Doctors treated Cannon, 31, for mild kidney failure.
He is now resting and recovering at home, according to a...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:35 AM
In many ways, Tim Langham is like many other 23-year-olds—still finding his way.
Just the other day, he told his parents he has decided to pursue his passion – cooking – rather than to continue studying psychology in college.
| Mar 7, 2012
Gayle Anderson was live in Compton to learn about the groundbreaking research at Charles R. Drew University
Reducing Chronic Kidney Disease disparities among minorities since March is National Kidney Month and
Thursday, is World Kidney Day....
| Dec 11, 2009
Do you know the greatest threats to men's health?
The list is surprisingly short - and prevention pays off. Consider this top 10 list of men's health threats, compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...
| Nov 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Fair warning: Put down that salad or medium-rare cheeseburger you're eating, pitch the brie cheese you enjoy with a glass of wine, and clear the chicken and leafy greens from the plate in front of Junior. Because you're not going......