New York: Man wears sign in hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wife

A man in New York was photographed recently wearing a sign on his back asking for help for his sick wife. The sign read, ‘In need of a kidney for my wife, B+.’ A phone number was also provided. The man's name is Raymond Thompson and his wife Mylen was diagnosed with kidney disease two years ago. Since the posting, they've gotten numerous calls from strangers offering Mylen a kidney

New York: Man wears sign in hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wifeBut on the way to the counter I noticed a man in a black coat, wearing a backpack bearing a sign, “In need of a kidney for my wife, B+. 917-442-6202.” Unsure what to say, I quickly snapped a photo. And then he was gone. Although I generally hate posting pictures of people online without […]

Kidney transplant: 40-year-old man rings in the New Year with a new lease of life

After a long wait, the Jamaluddin Khan, a resident of Malad received a kidney from his sister-in-law

Kidney transplant: 40-year-old man rings in the New Year with a new lease of lifeFor Jamaluddin Khan, a 40-year-old resident of Malad, the past two years have been tiresome and agonising. He was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in 2016 due to a genetic disease that runs in the family, Jamaluddin’s ordeal spiraled for two years where he was put on supportive care and medication but nothing worked […]

Co-worker donates kidney to save colleague suffering from chronic kidney disease

In a rare example of camaraderie, a 40-year-old lady from Kolkata donated her kidney to save the life of 32-year-old colleague who was suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) at Fortis Hospital and Kidney Institute (FHKI) recently

Co-worker donates kidney to save colleague suffering from chronic kidney diseaseThe patient from Ranchi was advised by the doctors to undergo kidney transplantation urgently as her health situation deteriorated. Both the donor and recipient were working in an IT firm in Bengaluru where the latter was subordinate of the former. The patient, Marshneil Sinha, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital under Dr Upal Sengupta, […]

Giving her duty to protect a new meaning, cop donates kidney to 8-year-old

A police officer is taking her oath to a whole new level, protecting and serving one of the young members of the community by donating her kidney. Lindsey Bittorf was tested and learned that she is a match for Jackson. Doctors were shocked to find such a strong match in someone who wasn’t a blood relative

Giving her duty to protect a new meaning, cop donates kidney to 8-year-oldA police officer in the state of Wisconsin, USA has gone above the call of duty for a local 8-year-old, who will receive one of her kidneys in June. It all started in December, when Milton police deputy Lindsey Bittorf saw a post from Jackson Arneson’s mom on Facebook and was moved to help them, […]

Mother runs a social media campaign, finds a new kidney for her son

Matthew Pietrzyk, 11, can now swim, run, have a bath and eat chocolate because of his mother’s one smart step. Enduring 12 hours of dialysis each day could have been his fate if his mother Nicola had not run a Facebook campaign to find him a living donor

Mother runs a social media campaign, finds a new kidney for her sonMatthew Pietrzyk is 11-years-old and he can now swim, run, have a bath and eat chocolates too. All these normal activities would have been impossible had he not undergone his kidney transplant. He would have continued to remain on the waiting list, enduring 12 hours of dialysis each day, if his mother, Nicola, had not […]