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#Kidney

From The42 O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish Exiles

O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish

The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.

From The42 'The reception I got from the crowd was humbling. I always enjoy being home' Munster Man

'The reception I got from the crowd was humbling. I always enjoy being home'

Declan Kidney was warmly welcomed as his London Irish side took on Munster in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen Gift Of Life

Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen

“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you donate a kidney to a family member? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you donate a kidney to a family member?

Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney' Sam

'He was given a beyond poor chance of survival - now he urgently needs a kidney'

Sam Kinahan was born with a severe bladder defect, leaving him in end-stage renal failure.

From TheJournal.ie 'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants Donor Card

'I feel more alive and can think clearly': Seven members of Donegal family undergo kidney transplants

Eleven members of the family have been diagnosed with the same unusual hereditary kidney condition called Tubulo Nephritis.

From TheJournal.ie 'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague Organ Donation

'A profound act of kindness': Doctor donates kidney to colleague

Dr Noel Howard said it was “an easy decision” to make.

From TheJournal.ie 'New lease of life': Seriously ill Meath boy doing well after uncle donates kidney Myles

'New lease of life': Seriously ill Meath boy doing well after uncle donates kidney

The father of Myles Jordan said that the boy is doing incredibly well after receiving a life-saving kidney transplant.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over racket which lured people to sell their kidneys in top Indian hospital Black Market

Man arrested over racket which lured people to sell their kidneys in top Indian hospital

An officer in Kolkata said Rao was wanted in a number of such cases across several South Asian countries.

From TheJournal.ie Why Myles needs a kidney Organ Donor

Why Myles needs a kidney

Myles was born with a rare disorder, requiring the eventual removal of both of his kidneys.

From The42 Squash player has second thoughts over plans to sell kidney to fund tournament entry Kidney Failure

Squash player has second thoughts over plans to sell kidney to fund tournament entry

The 23-year old had been frustrated with a lack of sponsorship.

From TheJournal.ie 'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant' Health Service

'I’m afraid that by the time they sort this out, I'll be too weak for a transplant'

Health minister Leo Varadkar has sought to reassure patients waiting on a pancreas transplant.

From TheJournal.ie Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney Organ Harvest

Gangster in Spain arrested for trying to buy immigrant's kidney

The arrests were made in Spain following an international policing operation.

From TheJournal.ie A mystery stomach pain led to a massive medical discovery for this teenager Organ Donation

A mystery stomach pain led to a massive medical discovery for this teenager

Claire is now 21, but at 18 she found out she had serious medical problems with her kidneys.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life' Donor Card

'Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life'

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

From TheJournal.ie "Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London Megan Carter

"Like she had come to life...": Coolock girl undergoes breakthrough kidney treatment in London

It’s the first time the procedure has been carried out in the UK on a child…

From TheJournal.ie More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year Organ Donation

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year

However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.

From TheJournal.ie "Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor Gift Of Life

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

Intense fans are offering kidneys and wives for Garth Brooks tickets

Wow. These people REALLY like Garth Brooks.

From The42 Ireland's ongoing inconsistency ended Kidney's reign End Of Era

Ireland's ongoing inconsistency ended Kidney's reign

We look back on the Cork man’s stint as international coach, which ended after a poor 2013 Six Nations.

From TheJournal.ie Transplant patient: My sister gave me a kidney - and my life back Organ Donation

Transplant patient: My sister gave me a kidney - and my life back

The 27-year-old encouraged people to carry organ donar cards and to be aware of “the immense difference a transplant can make”.

From TheJournal.ie Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation Seanad

Seanad to be recalled to debate transplant legislation

The Minister for Health James Reilly will be recalled from his holidays to face questions from the Seanad on transplant legislation after a Fianna Fáil senator acquired the necessary signatures to a petition calling for the Seanad to reconvene.

From TheJournal.ie 10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street Kidney Transplant

10 years of life-changing transplants marked by Temple Street

The hospital is marking 10 years of performing kidney transplants, and said that last year was the busiest year ever for the transplants.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat Transplant

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat

The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Irish girl accepted for kidney exchange programme Swapsies

Irish girl accepted for kidney exchange programme

Eddie Carter will donate his kidney to a stranger and his daughter Megan will receive another donor’s organ in return.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I gave a kidney to my husband to save his life Opinion

Column: I gave a kidney to my husband to save his life

When Anna Costello learned her husband needed a kidney transplant she volunteered to donate one of hers. Here, she explains why she is “thankful every day” about her decision.

From The42 Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland The End This post contains videos

Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland

From the heady days of 2009 to this year’s turgid campaign, Kidney’s term in charge of Ireland has been a rollercoaster ride.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland move to an 'opt out' system for organ donation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland move to an 'opt out' system for organ donation?

Organ donations fell by 17 per cent last year, amid continuing calls for a change to Ireland’s management of it.

From TheJournal.ie Organ donation fell 17 per cent last year - IKA Organ Donation

Organ donation fell 17 per cent last year - IKA

The Chief Executive of the IKA said no other European country experienced Ireland’s “wide swings” in donor activity – and that Ireland required infrastructure and funding to stabilise donation behaviour.

From The42 POLL: Was Declan Kidney right to axe Ronan O'Gara? O'Gara This post contains a poll

POLL: Was Declan Kidney right to axe Ronan O'Gara?

The fly-half’s stellar international career appears to be at an end, following the announcement of the squad to play France in Dublin next week.

From The42 Kidney laments loss of O'Driscoll but predicts early return Injury Woes

Kidney laments loss of O'Driscoll but predicts early return

The Ireland coach feels the Leinster star could return for the final rounds of the Heineken Cup.

From The42 Brolly recovering in hospital after donating kidney to fellow coach Selfless

Brolly recovering in hospital after donating kidney to fellow coach

The GAA pundit, columnist and former All-Ireland winner acted when he found out that only a live donor could help Shane Finnegan.

From The42 Opinion: New Zealand 'hammering' enough to end Kidney reign 60 - 0

Opinion: New Zealand 'hammering' enough to end Kidney reign

Humiliating defeat marks the end of a long, hard season. It’s time to start anew.

From The42 BBC racing commentator donates kidney to total stranger Act Of Kindness

BBC racing commentator donates kidney to total stranger

Richard Pitman is recovering after the successful operation and will be back in work at the end of the month.

From The42 The casting couch: here's who would play who in ‘2011 - The Sports Movie' The Reel Deal This post contains images

The casting couch: here's who would play who in ‘2011 - The Sports Movie'

This year’s line-up features the good, the bad and the predictable.

From The42 Declan Kidney: We're playing to win against the Scots Defiant

Declan Kidney: We're playing to win against the Scots

Ireland’s head coach Declan Kidney insists his side is taking Saturday’s clash against Scotland seriously, despite there being nothing at stake.

From The42 Cullen handed Ireland captaincy as preparation for NZ gets under way It Begins

Cullen handed Ireland captaincy as preparation for NZ gets under way

Declan Kidney has named Leinster’s Leo Cullen as captain as Ireland prepare to take on Scotland this Saturday.

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