Belington Family Looking For Help For Son’s Transplant – WBOY-TV

This was originally published on this siteBelington resident Wes Smith is much like many other little kids, and has a few things he loves to do. “My favorite thing is to play with my trombone and my flute and my gas-powered weed eater,” said Smith. But live isn’t all normal for Wes.  He was diagnosed Read more about Belington Family Looking For Help For Son’s Transplant – WBOY-TV[…]

Faridabad doctors transplant kidney in 3-year-old boy – Times of India

This was originally published on this siteNEW DELHI: A three-year-old child recently underwent a kidney transplant at a private hospital in Faridabad. Doctors at Asian Institute of Medical Sciences claim the patient is the youngest person to undergo the life-saving procedure in the country.Abdul Zahra from Iraq was born with kidney dysplasia—a condition where internal Read more about Faridabad doctors transplant kidney in 3-year-old boy – Times of India[…]

Lexington 10-year-old faces kidney transplant – Jackson Clarion Ledger

This was originally published on this site Billy Watkins, The Clarion-Ledger9:04 p.m. CDT June 14, 2015 Bryce Purvis, 10, of Lexington looks at his blood pressure reading after being checked by his mother, Dawn Ashley, an LPN at the Lexington Primary Care Clinic in Lexington. Bryce was born with a rare disease that has caused Read more about Lexington 10-year-old faces kidney transplant – Jackson Clarion Ledger[…]

New hope for kidney transplant patients – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

This was originally published on this siteBY BETTY ANN ADAM, THE STARPHOENIX MAY 23, 2015 After more than three years on kidney dialysis, Debbie Posehn thought she would be chained to the life-saving machine for the rest of her life. She felt weak, tired and cold all the time. She couldn’t go swimming or soak Read more about New hope for kidney transplant patients – Saskatoon StarPhoenix[…]

New program aims to help hard-to-match kidney transplant patients – CTV News

This was originally published on this siteHelen Branswell, The Canadian Press Published Friday, May 22, 2015 12:10PM EDT TORONTO — A new national program has been set up to help hard-to-match people waiting for kidney transplants to get the organs they need. The program is designed to assist people who are “highly sensitized,” meaning they Read more about New program aims to help hard-to-match kidney transplant patients – CTV News[…]

Are You Waiting for a Kidney Transplant? Living Donors Bring Hope – Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

This was originally published on this siteIf you’re waiting for a kidney transplant, you already know about the daunting stats: 100,000 patients on the wait list and a three- to five-year wait, on average, for a kidney from a deceased donor. But each year, hundreds of transplant patients get off the wait list in a Read more about Are You Waiting for a Kidney Transplant? Living Donors Bring Hope – Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic[…]

Improved transplant drugs benefiting kidney recipients – WTNH

This was originally published on this siteBy Jocelyn Maminta Medical/Health ReporterPublished: May 12, 2015, 4:36 pm  Updated:May 12, 2015, 6:01 pm NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Improved drugs are making a huge difference in kidney transplants. They are now better able to help prevent the body from rejecting a donated kidney. On average, a donated kidney off Read more about Improved transplant drugs benefiting kidney recipients – WTNH[…]