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Significant benefit of cord blood therapy for cerebral palsy

The latest issue of the Parent’s Guide To Cord Blood Foundation® newsletter included information about a study published in November 2020 on cell therapy for cerebral plays [1]. The study concludes that there is a significant benefit for cord blood therapy for cerebral palsy. It also confirms that there is a major trend in cord […]

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Umbilical cord stem cells could improve survival chances for patients with Covid

A new study suggests umbilical cord stem cells found in the cord of new born babies implanted into Covid patients could improve survival chances.  The study was carried out in the USA by scientists at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where researchers have reported a 91 per cent survival rate in seriously […]

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Healing the heart of baby Thorben

Joanne and Kjell Olsen’s son Thorben was born with a serious heart defect. Now a fully healthy four month old baby, Joanne describes what it was like finding out how her son would die if he didn’t have major heart surgery, and how her medical research led her to safe guarding his future with umbilical […]

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New Cell Therapy Trial Launches for Patients with Severe COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to start a small clinical trial using stem cells against COVID-19. The trial will evaluate the use of umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells to address the symptoms of life-threatening lung inflammation suffered by people with the severe […]

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Stem cells – can they suppress the global threat of Covid-19?

The new coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading fast and the World Health Organization declared a pandemic last week. It first emerged in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019 and the source is believed to be a “wet market” which sold both dead and live animals including fish and birds.  Such markets pose a heightened risk of […]

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Covid 19? What it means for mums-to-be

None of us has seen anything like the coronavirus pandemic before. We are facing the worst public health crisis in a generation, and the virus is quickly affecting just about every aspect of people’s lives, including the birth of our children. Understandably, many mums-to-be are asking if the Covid19 can be passed to the baby […]

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Important Trials Underway Using Stem Cell Technology to Try and Find a Cure for Coronavirus

Could stem cell technology be used in the treatment of people critically ill with the coronavirus? Science and Technology Daily has reported that Chinese researchers are currently studying this. Four Covid-19 patients who received stem cell treatment while in a serious condition have been discharged from hospital in China after recovering, Science and Technology Daily […]

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Meet us at The Baby Show, London, Feb-March 2020

We can’t wait to meet you in London this Spring So we’re offering 10 pairs of free tickets To enter the competition and win free Baby Show tickets for yourself and a friend just follow these three steps: check you’re following us on Facebook or Instagram   like our competition post and ‎ share it […]

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Born with a broken heart, and the cord blood to fix it

Congenital heart defects can now be treated using the child’s own umbilical cord blood instead of donor blood in newborn heart surgery, improving outcomes for babies and reducing anxiety in expectant parents. How can you get rid of a child that you feel inside yourself every second, listen to its movements and already love more […]

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