(NEW YORK) -- Cindy Mullins was a healthy 41-year-old mom of two when she went into the hospital nearly six weeks ago for surgery on kidney stones.On Friday, Mullins is finally going home after a life-changing experience that resulted in both of her legs... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Harvard-affiliated scientists say they have been able to keep a monkey alive for two years with a genetically engineered pig kidney. Although preliminary, transplant experts say this research is an important milestone in the search for an alternative source of organs.Scientists are hopeful... Read More.
(NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas) -- For years, Jessica Jordan of North Richland Hills, Texas, lived with debilitating pain. Her daughter, 18-year-old Brooke Lyle, remembers her mom tried to "hide the pain a lot," but, as she told Good Morning America, she knew "something was... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Doctors at NYU Langone in New York City announced Wednesday that they have successfully transplanted a genetically engineered pig kidney into a human who was declared brain dead, in what they called "a landmark step forward."A surgical team removed the kidneys of... Read More.
(ATHENS, Ga.) -- Some cats battling kidney disease are getting a second chance at life, thanks to a pioneering kidney transplant program at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital.Dr. Chad Schmiedt leads the initiative and is one of only a handful of surgeons... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One couple found out that they are truly a match -- in more ways than one.After being together for more than 20 years, a husband and wife pair learned they were rare matches as living donors.Dexter Holaday had been living with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Suni Lee is wrapping up her college gymnastics career early in order to shift her focus to a health issue, she announced Monday."I have been dealing with a non-gymnastics health-related issue involving my kidneys. For my safety, the medical team did... Read More.
(ST. LOUIS) -- For over nine months, Delayne Ivanowski of Kirkwood, Missouri, kept a secret from her dad that ended up saving his life.Delayne Ivanowski, a 25-year-old nurse at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, donated her kidney to her dad John Ivanowski, who told... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pushing through high winds, heavy snow and dangerous road conditions, an organ transporter was able to deliver a kidney on Christmas Eve before time ran out.Lucas Baker, a transporter for Trinity Medical Solutions' Midwest division, told ABC News that in his... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two sisters are celebrating a very special anniversary this year: the 50th anniversary of one donating her kidney to the other.Usually organ transplants, such as kidney transplants, last 15 to 20 years if the organ came from a living donor, according... Read More.