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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02 Jul 2009 12:14 pm

Post stem cell transplantation complications - are you aware?

purpose-of-bone-marrow-transplantSTEM cell is a boon towards modern medical research. You name almost any ailment, you may find stem cell therapy as your friend to rescue. But are you aware of the fact that there may arise severe complications after you have undergone a stem cell transplant?

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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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04 Jun 2009 12:35 pm

Stem cell - in simpler words

300px-mouse_embryonic_stem_cells1Tired of hearing the word “stem cells” without understanding “what is it?” Checkout this, we guarantee you that you can have a clear idea about it.

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25 Mar 2009 09:20 am

LifeCell India plans to collect stem cells from umbilical cord tissue

umbilical-cord-new-hopeBetter late then never, Indian scientists plans not to throw away the umbilical cord tissue which is enrich with valuable Mesenchymal  stem cells, that help to form bone, cartilage, tendon, ligament cell etc.

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