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Would you give up a kidney for Super Bowl tickets? Some would

Some say they would do just that; give up organs and sex and end relationships for a Super Bowl ticket according to a poll conducted by ticket sales and distribution giant Ticketmaster.

What would you give up to watch your favorite team play live in a Super Bowl?(Reuters)
What would you give up to watch your favorite team play live in a Super Bowl?(Reuters)
Updated on Jan 17, 2020 12:53 PM IST

Lalu Prasad’s condition not stable, kidneys not functioning properly: Doctor

Prasad, 71, is undergoing treatment at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in Ranchi. He has been in jail since 2017 after his conviction in fodder scam cases.

Condition of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad is not stable as his kidneys are not functioning properly(HT Photo)
Condition of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad is not stable as his kidneys are not functioning properly(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 08:18 AM IST

Most kidneys discarded by US would be used in France: Analysis

The analysis, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that French transplant centers would have transplanted more than 60 percent -- about 17,500 kidneys -- of the nearly 28,000 deceased-donor kidneys discarded in the United States between 2004 and 2014.

France addressed its own kidney shortage by steadily raising the age threshold for donors for older recipients.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representational image))
France addressed its own kidney shortage by steadily raising the age threshold for donors for older recipients.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representational image))
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 05:25 PM IST

A divyang father ready to sell his kidney to make his son a doctor

Finding it difficult to support his son’s education, Jayesh has decided to sell off his kidney so that his son can fulfil his dream of becoming a doctor.

Jayesh Patel, a resident of Upsal Village who lost his eyesight in an accident(ANI)
Jayesh Patel, a resident of Upsal Village who lost his eyesight in an accident(ANI)
Published on Jun 23, 2019 02:20 PM IST

Chinese man who sold kidney to buy iPhone, iPad now bedridden

In 2012, a total of nine individuals connected to the organ harvesting case were jailed for their involvement. Five surgeons involved with the procedure were among those convicted, according to Newsweek.

Wang Shangkun was 17 years old when he made the decision to undergo surgery and sell his right kidney in the black market to buy the Apple products.(AFP File Photo)
Wang Shangkun was 17 years old when he made the decision to undergo surgery and sell his right kidney in the black market to buy the Apple products.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 07:42 PM IST
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