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84-Year-old Nonchalantly Becomes Nation’s Oldest Living Kidney Donor After Seeing His Neighbor’s Yard Sign

A youthful octogenarian has just become the nation's oldest living kidney donor after he saved the life of his 72-year-old neighbor.

When Sick Teen Needed Stable Housing to Get a Kidney, His Math Teacher Welcomed Him Home

Since this teacher has welcomed one of his students into his home, the teen will now be eligible for the kidney transplant list.

In World First, HIV-Positive Woman Donates Kidney to a Fellow HIV-Positive Patient

35-year-old Nina Martinez unknowingly contracted HIV as an infant – but now, she's proudly making history as the first living HIV-positive kidney donor.

20 Years After Divorce, Woman Gives Her Ex-Husband a Kidney: ‘It Wasn’t Even a Decision’

Despite not being a long-term match for each other romantically, these Minnesota divorcees turned into a medical match made in heaven. Mary Ziegler and Bill...

Previously Thought Impossible, Scientists Will Soon Use Gene-Editing to Try and Stop Kidney Disease in Humans

For the first time ever, scientists have identified a way to halt kidney disease brought on by a life-limiting genetic condition—and it is expected...

Got Kidney Stones? Ride a Roller Coaster, Says Study

This amusing 2016 study was just awarded the Ig Nobel Prize for Medicine.

Woman Stunned to Find Out That ‘Anonymous’ Kidney Donor is Actually Her Best Friend

Doncella Liggins had no idea who her anonymous kidney donor was – only that the transplant was going to save her life.

Cop Donated Kidney to Stranger’s Kid After Seeing Facebook Plea – and They Became Best Friends

It has been a year and a half since Kristi Goll posted a desperate plea to Facebook asking strangers to get themselves tested and...

Human Trials for Artificial Kidney Could Begin This Year, With First Patient Implants in 2020

A new update from this research organization says that human trials for an implantable bioartificial kidney could be on the horizon.

When Wife Needed Kidney, He Walked For Miles Holding a Sign – and He Just Found a Donor

Wayne Winters and his wife had been waiting for two years to find a kidney donor that could save her from her stage five...

4-Year-Old’s Teacher Donates Kidney to Father In Need: ‘She’s An Amazing Lady’

Sharing is caring – and judging by what this teacher is sharing, she cares a lot. Nancy Bleuer is a preschool teacher at Washington Charlie Brown...

Woman Loses 40 Pounds so She Can Donate Kidney to Ailing Facebook Friend

Being fat may be harmful to a person’s own health – but being overweight doesn't usually threaten the life of your friend as well. Except that is...

Husband Celebrates 20th Anniversary by Donating Kidney to His Wife (Video)

Scott Chafian is celebrating his 20th wedding anniversary with Cindy by staying true to his vows and caring for his wife "in sickness" as in...

Singer Donates Kidney to Venue Owner Who Gave His Band a Chance

Corey Fox was instrumental in this indie group's beginning – and now, their singer got to repay the favor by donating his kidney.

Grandfather Donates Kidney, Sparks Idea for Voucher Program That is Spreading Life

Gift certificate, layaway plan or voucher. Call it what you want, but an innovative organ donation program has started to spread to other transplant...

New Procedure Allows Kidney Transplants From Any Donor

Tens of thousands of patients languish on the organ donor waiting lists–and may wait forever because their immune systems will reject any transplanted organ...

Marathon 18-Patient Kidney Swap Saves Nine People

Nine patients received new kidneys from nine living donors in a marathon, 36-hour transplant session. The carefully coordinated procedure included specially equipped medical vans ferrying...

Hooters Waitress Gives Kidney to Customer She Barely Knew

Have you heard the one about the guy who walks into a bar — and comes out with a new kidney? It happened almost that...

Students Raise Funds for Teacher to Donate Kidney to Husband

A local high school teacher desperate to help her husband, who was in need of a kidney transplant, got some unexpected help from her...

Mom’s Kidneys Were Failing Until a Stranger Saved Her Life

Just nine months ago, Andrea Kringstein and Annaleigh Sage Bergman were perfect strangers. With no treatment and no cure and her serious kidney disease, Andrea...