• There Was No Need for Transplant, My Kidney Began to Heal Itself – Nollywood Actor, Leo Mezie Reveales

    There Was No Need for Transplant, My Kidney Began to Heal Itself – Nollywood Actor, Leo Mezie Reveales

    Popular Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie has shared the story of his miraculous recovery from a Kidney ailment he suffered few months ago.

    We had reported few months ago that popular Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, was down with kidney related disease after battling the ailment for several months on his own until his second kidney faced a collapse which almost lead to his demise.

    We also reported further that the sickness reached an advance stage and the light-skinned actor who has featured in […]

  • Nollywood actor Leo Mezie returns from London after successful kidney surgery

    Nollywood actor Leo Mezie returns from London after successful kidney surgery

    According to Ani Amatosero who shared the photo on her Instagram page, Leo Mezie is back in Nigeria after a successful surgery in London.

    The actor was diagnosed with Kidney disease five months ago and solicited for N10 million naira from well meaning Nigerians to help him undergo a kidney transplant

  • Nollywood Actor Rescued by Good-spirited Nigerians from Kidney Complications Speaks from London (Photos+Video)

    Nollywood Actor Rescued by Good-spirited Nigerians from Kidney Complications Speaks from London (Photos+Video)

    After reaching out to Nigerians and soliciting for help after he was diagnosed with kidney related disease, good-looking Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie is beyond grateful to be alive.

    Speaking in a newly released video on YouTube, handsome Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, who has been down with kidney related disease, has been finally rescued by good-spirited Nigerians who were able to raise the much-needed funds for his treatment abroad, has thanked his fans, friends, family and colleagues for their support.

    Recall that the […]

  • UITH to commence kidney transplant soon – CMD

    UITH to commence kidney transplant soon – CMD

    According to reports, the Chief Medical Director of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, on Saturday said the hospital would soon commence renal transplant surgery procedure.

    The CMD stated this when he spoke to newsmen in Ilorin.

    Olatinwo said the hospital “is at an advanced stage of establishing a renal transplant department”, adding that the department would be ready soon.

    Olatinwo, however, pointed out that the major challenge facing the hospital had been paucity of fund.

    According to him, the hospital […]

  • How investigational compound slows kidney disease progression

    How investigational compound slows kidney disease progression

    A new strategy may help halt the progression of kidney disease in patients with diabetes. The approach, which is highlighted in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), addresses a common and serious complication of diabetes.

    Diabetes is the leading cause of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, and approximately one-third of diabetic patients develop kidney disease, or diabetic nephropathy.

     

    Current diabetes therapies are often insufficient for preventing the progression of diabetic nephropathy to kidney failure, […]

  • Patient whose kidney ‘disappeared’ gets donor, governor doles out N5m

    Patient whose kidney ‘disappeared’ gets donor, governor doles out N5m

    In an effort to ensure the survival of ailing Isa Hamma, who is on dialysis at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, the Adamawa State Governor, Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla, has made a personal donation of N5 million for the kidney transplant in Kano.

    So also has Hamma received a donation of a kidney by a good spirited Nigerian.

    Hamma’s kidney was allegedly removed last month at the Jimeta Clinic and Maternity Hospital after a medical operation.

    Jibrilla, who visited the patient on his hospital […]

  • My Girlfriend donated her Kidney to save me, But I’m not in Love with her anymore – Man needs advice

    My Girlfriend donated her Kidney to save me, But I’m not in Love with her anymore – Man needs advice

    Dear ALF Readers, I am 32 years old and my girlfriend is 31 years old. We’ve been together for 5 years and now live together in a nice house.

    Sometime ago, I had serious medical problems and she gave me one of her kidneys to save my life. However, things have been slowly fizzling out and I’ve been feeling like we don’t belong together for a few months now. I feel like if I don’t make a decision soon we will be […]

  • Poverty! Ex- Teacher Offers To Sell His Kidney So As To Feed His Family

    Poverty! Ex- Teacher Offers To Sell His Kidney So As To Feed His Family

    An ex-primary school teacher, Idris Bala, has offered to sell one of his kidneys because he could not feed his family as well as pay his house rent. Speaking in an interview in Kano, Bala, who lives in Naibawa quarters, said he used to ride a tricycle known as ‘Keke Napep’.

    However, according to him, three months ago, the owner collected the tricyle and sold it because he needed money. Since then, the embattled ex-primary school teacher has been looking for […]

  • Health – Regular screening in fight against kidney disease

    Health – Regular screening in fight against kidney disease

    In the wake of rising Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) cases, Nigerians have been advised to participate in regular screening to wane the occurrence of the disease.

    The call was made by consultant physician at the College of Medicine, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Ifeoma Isabella Ulasi as she called for regular nationwide health screening to document the prevalence of non-communicable diseases.

    She said an effective screening of all communities in the country, similar to what obtains in the United States, […]