| 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...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Hundreds of people walked through Wasena Park Sunday afternoon, all to raise awareness about the importance of early detection for kidney disease and the importance of organ donations.
Walkers of all ages registered to walk one mile at Wasena Park. They'...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:23 PM
Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 2:36 PM
A kidney success story
Leslie Cochran and Marilee Kerns were saluted in the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday as part of World Kidney Day.
While growing up, Kerns once offered to give her friend Cochran a kidney if she needed it, because of a...
| 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....
| 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.
| 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 3, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Abusing anabolic steroids can carry numerous health risks. In a new study of bodybuilders who abused the substance, a link may have been found between that misuse and serious kidney problems. In a study presented recently to the annual meeting......