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Biovault Family is no longer offering private stem cell banking

For any families who have already signed up the service will be offered in line with the agreement signed. For families who have samples stored with Biovault (directly or through a partner organisation) the samples will remain stored in line with your agreement by Biovault Technical Ltd. If you have any questions or concerns please […]

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Stem cell therapy offers a new hope to repair brain damage in newborns

A stroke is more commonly associated with the elderly. However, when newborn baby Tom’s (not his real name) left arm and leg began shaking rhythmically, an MRI scan revealed he had suffered a severe stroke. About one in 5,000 newborns have a stroke and it usually happens the first few days after they are born. […]

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28th May is World Blood Cancer Day – cord blood can provide a cure

We look at how umbilical cord blood can help treat people with certain life-threatening diseases, including some types of cancers. Why do we have a World Blood Cancer day? Every 27 seconds, someone somewhere in the world is diagnosed with blood cancer. Bloodcancer refers to defects in the blood-forming system, which cause cancer cells to […]

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Biovault prides itself on being an ethical company

But, what does this mean and how do we apply our ethics to our day-to-day practices? Biovault Family prides itself as an ethical company offering umbilical stem cell banking to parents in the UK, Europe and Middle East, but in relation to this service what does “ethical” mean?   It fundamentally comes down to looking […]

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What is hypnobirthing? 

It was World Hypnobirthing Day on March 21st 2022. So what is hypnobirthing, and is hypnobirthing safe? If you’re expecting a baby, read on to find out all about hypnobirthing and our new parent advice around the method.  If you’re entering your third trimester, it’s perfect timing.  First, what is hypnobirthing? It’s about using hypnosis […]

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What are the benefits of physical activity during pregnancy?

There’s plenty of evidence to prove exercising and staying active through pregnancy and postnatally is great for your mental and physical health. Regular activity improves your emotional wellbeing, too. It reduces depression, helps with hypertensive disorders, and cuts the risk of developing gestational diabetes. But how do women balance exercise and pregnancy wisely? How much […]

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What Diseases Can Be Treated with Stem Cells?

Stem cells are considered some of the most valuable cells within the human body. Once born, it becomes increasingly difficult to gather stem cells. That’s why processing stem cells from the umbilical cord is a life-changing option for parents around the globe to consider.  Biovault offer cord blood and tissue processing which can be used […]

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Umbilical cord blood transplant cures a woman of HIV 

More than 40 years after the HIV virus was first encountered researchers are still fighting to develop ways to cure HIV, including a range of potential gene therapies. Now one New York woman has been cured of HIV, which remains one of humanity’s most ‘resilient’ viruses.  HIV AIDS arrived in the late ‘70s. By the […]

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Biovault Family heads to The Baby Show – ExCeL London on 4th – 6th March 2022

We are delighted to be attending The Baby Show, the UK’s leading pregnancy and parenting event which returns to ExCeL London for the first time in two years on March 4 – 6. The show provides a one-stop shop for new and expectant parents to try and buy products, watch live demonstrations, benefit from brilliant […]

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