28 Jul 2009 09:48 am

Cryobanks International to expand network in Bihar

PATNA - Cryobanks International India, a cord blood stem cell banker, is eying to expand its network in Bihar where awareness of stem cell banking is still very low, a company official said.

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20 Jul 2009 12:46 pm

Public umbilical cord blood banking now available for mothers of Boston

pregnant womensSome 8,000 mothers who give birth at Brigham and Women’s Hospital each year can now donate blood from their umbilical cords to a public bank where it may be a match for someone facing a life-threatening disease.

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18 Jul 2009 11:02 am

Indian stem cell therapy will be monitored by ICMR from now-on

dental-collegeThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will soon have a separate mechanism for reviewing and monitoring stem cell research in the country. This will ensure that patients are not being mislead in the name of stem cell therapy or miracle cure. Full article »

17 Jul 2009 12:40 pm

Stem cell donation increases your life

ennerdale_three_children_huggingConfused? But true. Think about it, by donating your stem cells you are helping a life to relive. In this way your cells are getting incorporated within that person, and you are living in him or her, too. Whenever you are depressed you can go to him or her and you will be welcomed with a smile that will take away all the tensions from your life. And it is a well proven fact that with a lower mental stress you can live long.

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07 Jul 2009 02:46 pm

Cord blood banking picks up momentum thanks to US policy

Mercedes Walton, CEO of Cryo-Cell International, one of the largest and most cord blood bankingestablished family cord blood banks, is praising legislative progress to date and encouraging continued momentum for existing bills through the second half of the year.

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01 Jul 2009 03:30 pm

Graft Vs host disease & stem cell transplant - can the new therapy accomplish the challenge?

gvh-picGRAFT vs host disease has been a common chronic disease in older days when tissue grafting derived from other people had been a common practise until the advent of artificial implants. Present day stem cell therapy involves transplantations which has again given triggered the frequency of the disease again. A new therapy has come up to solve the problem, but will it be effective enough?

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26 Jun 2009 09:34 am

Stem cell transplant completely cured thalassemia of a eight years old girl

Thalassemia-curedStem cell transplant help eight years old girl Thamirabharuni,  get rid of the deadly genetic blood disorder thalassemia. The transplant was done on last March, almost 100 days after the stem cell treatment one can surely say that the girl is cured from thalassemia.

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25 Jun 2009 10:18 am

Human term placenta found to be a reservoir of hematopoietic cells

WASHINGTON - Scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, have discovered a new method to obtain large numbers of hematopoietic stem cell from human term placenta.

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19 Jun 2009 03:14 pm

Cord blood banks - private Vs public, whom you bank upon?

costs-of-cord-blood-bankingThis is a very “catch 22″ situation that every newly gifted parents face. Whom to give the cord blood? The public banks will be a better choice or it is to be donated to the private ones. People are adviced with a plenty of suggestion by dozens of wisemen. But you need to know the right way to choose.

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16 Jun 2009 03:44 pm

How cord blood stem cells are separated and amplified? Let’s have a closer look

ratheartEver wondered how the researchers distinguish and separate these stem cells from the cord blood? Presently we hear a lot about stem cell therapies and obtaining stem cells from bone marrow or umbilical cord blood cells. Lets read through the article and find some complex defined theory of the scientists in simpler words, for you to understand.

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