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Cancer Vaccine In The Works

Scientists have found a way to teach the body’s immune system to identify and fight cancer cells, and may be a basis for a cancer vaccine.  The research has been done on patients with leukemia, and soon, doctors are hopeful, that this can eventually be used to people suffering from other types of cancer such […]

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Stem cell treatment offers new hope for “Butterfly Child” Aimee

For Aimee Seddon even a loving hug from a family member can cause unbearable pain. The brave six-year-old has recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, a severe form of a disease known as EB, which leaves her with painful blisters and scarring. Her parents wrap her from neck to toe in special bandages to guard against its […]

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Stem Cell therapy offers new hope to type 2 diabetes patients

Canada-based University of British Columbia scientists have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be tackled with a combination of specially-cultured stems cells and conventional diabetes drugs. The scientists have used stem cells to reverse the type 1 diabetes in mice and hope to apply similar findings to expand the treatment of […]

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Lung cancer stem cell therapy to be trialled in UK

Article from The Guardian, 2015 British patients will be the first in the world to receive a pioneering cell therapy that scientists hope will transform the treatment of lung cancer. The treatment uses stem cells taken from bone marrow that have been genetically modified to find and destroy cancer cells. If successful, the treatment would […]

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Adriana’s miraculous cord blood story

We’re so proud that cord blood stored here at Biovault is making a huge difference to a young Italian girl with Cerebral Palsy.  Find out how she is making a brave recovery with more than a little help from the cord blood cells banked by her parents with our partner SmartBank. Adriana’s parents, just like […]

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Cord blood banking matters to me: Gina Mellotte

Professional Voiceover Artist Gina Mellotte recently gave birth to her first child, a baby girl.  Before she gave birth she decided that cord blood banking was something she wanted to do.  Here’s what she had to say: When did you first hear about cord blood banking? During our antenatal class. I just thought “This is […]

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Stem cells used to treat secondary progressive patients with MS in clinical trial

A phase 2 clinical study from an international group of research centers compared head-to-head autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) and mitoxantrone in treating patients with secondary progressive or relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. The findings showed that MRI-detected brain lesions were reduced by 79% in patients undergoing AHSCT compared to patients treated with mitoxantrone. “Intense immunosuppression […]

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Cord blood banking matters to me: Natalie Pinkham

You may know Natalie as Sky Sports F1 presenter. We know her as a woman expecting her first child, and now as mum of Wilfred. When we first met Natalie, she was already interested in preserving her child’s umbilical stem cells – the question was, which UK bank was best for her family. We were […]

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Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for MS Patients

A preliminary Northwestern Medicine study suggests that nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation may reverse disability and improve quality of life for patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an immune-mediated disorder of the central nervous system often arising in young adulthood. It damages the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing symptoms […]

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