May 2006


Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell24 May 2006 09:36 am

New Jersey Catholic Church To Promote Stem Cell Research

New Jersey’s leading adversaries, the Catholic bishops, and Assemblyman Neil Cohen, D-Union, finds common ground in the area of adult stem-cell research. In the debate over embryonic stem-cell research they came together on Tuesday to promote the donations of placenta and umbilical-cord blood.

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Advocacy& Stem Cell19 May 2006 10:20 am

Nearly Three-Quarters of American’s Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research and a Vote on H.R. 810 in U.S. Senate

The Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR) announced poll results revealing that nearly three-quarters of Americans support embryonic stem cell research and want the Senate to vote on federal funding for stem cell research.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell19 May 2006 10:02 am

Insurance Company Approved Stem Cell Transplant

A 6-year-old Albuquerque boy flew to Tucson today in hopes a stem-cell transplant from an anonymous donor will save his life. His mother had been battling her insurance company for a month, and until Tuesday evening, it was refusing to pay for what it considered an experimental treatment. About five hours after KRQE News 13 began asking questions, Molina Healthcare reversed that decision and agreed to cover the transplantation.

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Cancer& Stem Cell18 May 2006 10:33 am

Stem Cell Breakthrough for Breast Cancer Cure

University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering researchers will soon begin supplying scientists with enough of the scarce breast stem cells, which is believed to be the leading cause of breast cancer tumours to be analysed in the quest for a cure for breast cancer.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell17 May 2006 10:16 am

Cord Blood Banking Drive in India

Healthcare services provider LifeCell has decided to initiated a campaign to market cord blood stem cell banking.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell16 May 2006 10:27 am

Umbilical Cord Cells Banking Gets Popular In Britain

More than 11,000 British parents have paid to freeze stem cells from the umbilical cords of their newborn babies in order to grow body parts if their child becomes ill.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell16 May 2006 09:55 am

Stem Cell Preservation Techniques Improved

Independent study published in Cytotherapy confirms, ‘Umbilical Cord Blood’ derived ‘Stem Cells’ ability to grow and transform into new cells/tissues improved 67% with BioLife’s CryoStor(TM) family products compared to traditional cord blood preservation methodologies.

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Advocacy& Cancer& Cerebral Palsy& Diabetes& Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy& Multiple Sclerosis& Muscular Dystrophy& Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell14 May 2006 08:53 am

Americans Crossing Southern Borders For Stem Cell Transplants

Stem cell transplantations are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and considered controversial in the United States - but not in Mexico. And stem cell transplant is the only hope for millions of patients with deadly and debilitating diseases. Who care for borders when life is at stake?

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Advocacy& Cancer& Cerebral Palsy& Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell08 May 2006 10:09 am

Newborn Babies Saves Life With Umbilical Cord Blood Donation

Most hospitals discard cord blood after baby’s birth, despite the fact that this precious cord blood contains stem cells that can be used in transplants for as many as 80 serious medical problems. Those include the most prevalent types of leukemia, metabolic disorders like Tay-Sachs disease, blood-related conditions such as sickle cell anemia and severe anemia problems.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell05 May 2006 08:48 am

BioArchive - Automated Blood Freezer for Cord Blood Stem Cell Storage

The BioArchive is an automated system to cryogenically freeze and store cord blood stem cells, derived from the umbilical cords of infants, which have medical promise for transplants.

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