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Anthony Nolan is a UK charity that works in the areas of leukaemia and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and in 2008 it set up the UK’s first dedicated cord blood bank, allowing mothers to safely donate the blood from their umbilical cord and placenta after they give birth. This blood is used in stem cell […]
You’ve probably heard about stem cells in the news, or read about them and how they’ve helped treat a disease, or a serious injury, but have you wondered how they might help you or a loved one? Stem cells offer so much promise, and are considered to be the bedrock of regenerative medicine. What are […]
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 . 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 […]
We are often asked why banking your baby’s umbilical cord blood and tissue with Biovault Family is so much cheaper than with other companies offering similar services in the UK. But by banking with Biovault Family you could save a minimum of £1625 and up to £5000 compared to our competitors. How do we do […]
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 […]
Since the late 1980s, umbilical cord blood and related birthing tissues have evolved from medical waste to a rich source of blood stem cells. These can be transplanted to restore normal blood and immune cell development and function in blood diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma, certain inherited genetic disorders, bone marrow failure and immune deficiency diseases.
How can I be sure my cells would be stored safely if Biovault Family were to cease trading? This is where Biovault Family is different from other companies providing cord blood and cord tissue storage, and unique in the private sector. We know that you are investing in the future of your baby’s and family’s […]