Newborn cord blood banking can help in curing debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple sclerosis is a progressive autoimmune disease, which means the condition of the patient gets worse with time. In multiple sclerosis, the immune system attacks the central nervous system and damages the nerve fibres. Due to the damaged nerve fibres, the […]
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Common Misconceptions About Cord Blood Banking
Cord blood banking can be a life-saving decision for your child and the family. When making this decision you need to be sure about all the pros and cons. Unfortunately, there are lots of misconceptions surrounding stem cell banking. Some of them are: Misconception: Stem Cell Therapy is Still in the Experimental Phase Fact: Stem […]
Dementia: Can It Be Treated With Stem Cells?
Popularly known for causing mental decline, dementia affects people over the age of 60, with the risk of incidence increasing as one grows older. Starting at 5% risk at the age of 65, the risk of dementia rises every 5 years, going up to 40-50% by the time one turns 85. It starts manifesting itself […]
The Secret to Looking Younger – Stem Cells?
Unlike other organs in the body, the skin is the most visible part. As we grow older, blemishes, white lines, wrinkles, etc., become more common and prominent due to the wear and tear of the body. Let’s face it, we all have tried to cover up these marks with make-up or tried home remedies like […]
Muscular Dystrophy: Can Stem Cell Treatment Help?
Muscular Dystrophy (MD) is a genetic condition that causes the muscles in your body to weaken and degenerate over time. There are several types of Muscular Dystrophies that can occur, like Becker’s Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy, etc. Of these, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is known to be the most fatal one. However, researchers are […]
Is Cord Blood Transplant Considered To Be a Better Option Than Bone Marrow Transplant?
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 […]
Regrow Your Hair with Stem Cell Therapy
The human body starts degenerating as the age increases. Degeneration of functions of cells, tissues and organs occurs as we age. There are several conditions in our body that are undergoing unnoticed changes even for years such as gradual loss of bone tissue and decreased resilience of blood vessels as well as more obvious physical […]
A Revolutionary Method for Healing Cornea
Most of the cells present in the body have some specific purpose, but stem cells are the basic and undifferentiated cell that can be transformed into any type of specific cells which is required. Stem cells are found in the umbilical cord blood of a newborn baby during birth. The umbilical cord blood mainly contains […]
Stem Cell Therapy Becoming an Exploding Field
Stem cells are present in nearly every body tissue. However, it is not possible to access cells from many tissues. Bone marrow, umbilical cord and umbilical cord blood are the main sources of easily accessible stem cells. Umbilical cord blood is the easiest source of these sources. It is only available at the time of […]
Some Distinctive Uses of Stem Cell Therapy
It interesting to know, human embryonic stem cells are able to differentiate into a very wide variety of other types of cells. This is a great source that will help in the future to overcome many different human diseases. To identify this and the possible use of it, a lot of studies have already been […]