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A kidney transplant is an operation where a healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is transferred to a person who has little or no kidney function (the recipient).
A new non-invasive test for kidney disease

A new non-invasive test for kidney disease

Possible role for BK virus in development of prostate cancer

Possible role for BK virus in development of prostate cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

African Americans more at risk of kidney disease

African Americans more at risk of kidney disease

Sirolimus-based therapy following early cyclosporine withdrawal improves transplanted kidney structure and function

Sirolimus-based therapy following early cyclosporine withdrawal improves transplanted kidney structure and function

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Trial shows Daclizumab therapy improves multiple sclerosis outcome

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

CMS announces 2005 Medicare Advantage payment rates

CMS announces 2005 Medicare Advantage payment rates

Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world

Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

CellCept linked to reduced cancer incidence

Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones

Transplants of older kidneys work as well as younger ones

New Zealand researcher awarded largest renal failure grant ever

New Zealand researcher awarded largest renal failure grant ever