Is Stem Cell Therapy Effective Against Multiple Sclerosis?

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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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Muscular Dystrophy: Can Stem Cell Treatment Help?

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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 […]

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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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