Pregnancy after 40s is not dangerous if you take necessary precautions

Pregnancy after 40s - Jan 11

My mother always wondered how female celebs postpone their childbirth till their 40’s. I have heard medical professionals over the years stating that 30 years is the ideal for a woman to give birth to healthy children. Down’s syndrome and congenital abnormalities are on the list of possibilities if one has to bear a child […]

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Scientists grow diseased brain cells in bulk to study Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Scientists grow diseased brain cells - Jan 14

Researchers who work on neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease need to access diseased human brain cells very frequently. In that process, they create diseased human brain cells from human pluripotent stem cells in the lab. However, the main problem in the procedure is, they cannot regenerate enough diseased neurons to study the diseases […]

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Accreditation is key in securing a cord blood transplant

Accreditation is key - Jan 02

Umbilical cord blood plays a potent role in treating life-threatening ailments like sickle cell anaemia, lymphoma, leukaemia and the like. Today, over 25,000 patients round the globe have had cord blood transplants since their parents had a long-term vision that made them donate the child’s umbilical cord blood to a prominent cord blood bank. In […]

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Stories of Hope: Toddler reinfused with own umbilical cord blood in attempt to halt Type 1 Diabetes

Stories of Hope Toddler - 01 Dec

Stem cells have been the reason for so many successful clinical trials for decades. It has not only been proven effective for more than 80 diseases and disorders, but it has also been responsible for various miraculous stories. Lucy Hinchion has such an inspiring story. She is the youngest child in medical history, who has […]

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Have scientists discovered a natural way to boost muscle regeneration?

Boost muscle regeneration - Oct 18

Many athletes take painkillers regularly after intense workout sessions. The reason being, any muscle injury, inflammation, soreness, stiffness and aches can be handled with these medicines. But a new study suggests that these anti-inflammatory non-steroidal drugs often harm the muscles rather than doing any good. A Stanford Medicine study supports this view and proposes a […]

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Cord Blood Transplant – A better alternative to bone marrow transplant

Cord Blood Transplant - Oct 06

Cord blood transplant is not a new technique in the history of personalized medicine. Since 1988, it has been around and has been treating many critical diseases and disorders. Many scientists and doctors are of the opinion that cord blood makes a better alternative to bone marrow for patients, who require a stem cell transplant. […]

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