Is Cord Blood Transplant Considered To Be a Better Option Than Bone Marrow Transplant?

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Over the years, stem cell transplantation has been considered a promising approach towards treating problems with regard to malignant and non-malignant disorders of the blood and bone marrow. These stem cells, which are used for transplant, mostly comes from the bone marrow, the peripheral blood (bloodstream), or a newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood. Bone marrow […]

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An Algorithm That Makes It Easier To See Stem Cell Development

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Stanford University School of Medicine researchers invented a new algorithm, Baxter Algorithm, to track adult stem cell development more accurately. The main idea was to overcome the difficulties in treating muscle related problems that eventually lead to aging. According to the research, growing stem cells in the muscle, especially on the developed synthetic matrix, try […]

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Accreditation is Key in Securing a Cord Blood Transplant

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

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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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