Kidney disease can be controlled and prevented if we understand the circumstances and risk factors which predispose to it. Ensure to keep kidneys healthy, Happy World Kidney Day.
Advancement in medical technology is paving the way in the possibility of cryogenically freezing organs, without damaging their tissues and may be available for later use of patients.
Scientists are making an appeal. They are encouraging people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Despite getting more offers from family and friends, women are significantly less likely to desire receiving kidneys from living donors, according to new research.
In a new study, researchers set out to see if an outreach campaign could raise awareness and improve organ donation numbers and discovered that the campaign increased the consent rates for Hispanic Americans.
A brain-dead Hungarian woman has given birth to a premature but healthy baby, according to news reports.
The recipient in Maryland marked the first human death from rabies in over 40 years.
One young man's heart allowed his sister to find the person who would unlock hers.
A woman gave her boyfriend of less than a year a kidney this Valentine's Day.
The Chinese health minister has announced that within the next two years, China will no longer rely on executed prisoners as a source of transplant organs, the state media reported Thursday. The country, with a population of 1.3 billion, with its high demand for organs and facing a chronic shortage of donations, relied on inmates on death row for organs. Although this has been practiced for years together, sparking heated debates and controversies, the Chinese government has never admitted to the same.