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Learn more about how umbilical cells are used to treat patients, read the latest stem cell research and discover the progress of clinical trials. Our articles include a broad range of topics, helping you to make informed decisions about your family’s health.

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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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Happy Father’s Day from Biovault Family – Here’s a special gift for dads!

We’re counting down to Father’s Day – a wonderful day where we celebrate the amazing role dads play in our lives. To celebrate, we’re offering an amazing 15% off ALL of our packages when you order before 5pm on 19th June. Simply click on the button below to start your order and use code DAD15 […]

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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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Come see us at The Baby and Toddler Show in Liverpool, 28th – 29th May

Our team are heading to The Baby and Toddler Show in Liverpool this weekend, 28 to 29 May, and we can’t wait to meet expectant parents. Win a Moses basket Visit our stand on F12 for your chance to win a beautiful Moses basket worth £100 from The Little Green Sheep. All you need to […]

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Can Type 1 diabetes be cured with stem cells?

It’s good to know that stem cell therapy holds great potential for curing patients with Type 1 diabetes. As experts in the collection and storage of umbilical cord blood, we’re fascinated by the research. Let’s take a look at the details behind this exciting discovery.  How many people are suffering from diabetes worldwide? According to […]

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Can stem cells be used to treat autism?

April is Autism Awareness Month. So can autism be treated with stem cells? Let’s take a look at the research.  What is autism? Autism isn’t an illness. People with the condition can live a full and enjoyable life and the experience is different for everyone. Autistic people often act in a different way to others. […]

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Visit us at The Baby and Toddler Show in Glasgow for your chance to win

Our team are heading to The Baby and Toddler Show in Glasgow this weekend, 22nd to 24th April, and can’t wait to meet expectant parents. Win a Moses basket Visit our stand on C75 for your chance to win a beautiful Moses basket worth £100 from The Little Green Sheep. All you need to do […]

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