Kidney Failure News
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
1. Trump Holds 15-Point Lead Over Cruz in Indiana Ahead of Primary Donald Trump holds a 15 percentage point lead over Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in Indiana ahead of the state's Republican primary this Tuesday, according to a new poll from NBC/WSJ/Marist released Sunday morning. Trump earned 49 percent
Rescuers Pull 72-Year-Old Man From Rubble 13 Days After Ecuador Earthquake
Nearly two weeks after a 7.8-magnitude struck Ecuador, killing at least 654 people, a Venezuelan rescue crew pulled a 72-year-old man from the rubble of a building, the Venezuelan embassy in Quito announced Saturday. According to a statement released by the embassy, Manuel Vasquez was discovered by
Aunt Kicks Off Kidney Chain to Save Niece's Life
An aunt's devotion to her niece inspired her to kick off a "kidney chain" that helped save the lives of three patients at a New York hospital. Dawn Bates first volunteered to donate a kidney to her niece Nicole Johnson, who was diagnosed with acute kidney failure in 2014. When doctors realized that
Lamar Odom Returns to Basketball Court As a Fan
Lamar Odom stepped back into Staples Center for the first time since he was hospitalized last October -- this time to cheer on his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers . The 36-year-old former NBA star sat courtside to watch the Lakers' 102-100 overtime win over the Miami Heat Wednesday night.
Lamar Odom accepts Kobe Bryant's invite to attend Heat-Lakers game
Lamar Odom attended the Lakers ' 102-100 overtime win over the Heat on Wednesday night, his first NBA game since suffering several strokes and having kidney failure last October. Kobe Bryant invited Odom to the game, sources told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Odom sat courtside for a game featuring
21-Year-Old Cat Lives Out Final Days With Bucket List Adventure
Tigger, a 21-year-old cat, is living out his final days by embarking on a bucket list adventure with his two loving owners. "We want to do fun things with him until he tells us, 'Ok, this isn't so fun for me anymore," Adriene Buisch of Canton, Maryland, told ABC News. "He's become a little local
Ways to Keep Your Home Pet-Proofed
Veterinary toxicologist Dr. Camille DeClementi talks about ways to ensure safety of your pets in your home.
Strangers Turned Kidney Donor, Recipient Share Emotional First Meeting
The first time these two strangers met Monday night, they already had a bond stronger than most. After 14 months of unconventional attempts to find a donor, Linda Deming would finally be receiving Amber McIntyre’s kidney on Tuesday morning. “I can’t describe it. She’s real now,” Deming, 66, told
Kidney Donor, Recipient Share Emotional First Meeting
Linda Deming created a Facebook page to help locate a kidney donor after she was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure.