Boy, 6, who can't stop drinking found to have the kidneys of an 80-year-old

Boy, 6, who can't stop drinking found to have the kidneys of an 80-year-old
 

A six-year-old boy who can't stop drinking has been found to have the kidneys of an 80-year-old.
Zach Tierney, from Stockport, was taken to medics after his family noticed he was always thirsty.
It was eventually discovered his kidney function was at just 25 per cent, a level generally found in people over the age of 80.
He was diagnosed with renal dysplasia following tests last Christmas and will need either dialysis or a transplant before he reaches puberty.
Now the family want to raise funds and awareness for Kidney Research UK and say it does not get the same profile as charities for... read more

 
31 July 2017 in World News, Views: 41
Source: Daily Record
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