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Novel Approach Taken with Colorado Girl’s Rare Disease
Molly Nash’s story is fictionalized in the film “My Sister’s Keeper.”
Denver Post | Read More
Thalassemia Cured Using Cord Blood Stem Cells
Cord blood and bone marrow stem cells with a perfect tissue match from her one-year-old brother were used for transplantation.
The Hindu | Read More
Umbilical Cord Blood–a Lifeline
A Manitoba adult with a potentially fatal blood disease will be thrown a unique lifeline this winter — two tablespoons of blood from a newborn’s umbilical cord. Dr. Donna Wall, director of the Manitoba Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, said umbilical-cord blood is rich in stem cells and could give the desperately ill patient more than a 50 per cent chance of recovery. The patient will be the first Manitoba adult to receive a stem-cell transplant from an umbilical cord, or what medical experts commonly refer to as “cord blood.”
Winnipeg Free Press | Read More
Bill could increase supply of cord blood
GLENDALE — The state Legislature today is scheduled to consider a bill that would boost funding for the collection of umbilical cord blood, a tool for life-threatening diseases that is short supply for minorities, especially Latinos and Armenians, officials say.
Glendale News Press | Read More
Frontier in Race to Develop Pacemaker from Stemcells
City-based leading cardiac care centre, Frontier Lifeline hospital, is competing with some of the leading research institutes across the globe to develop biological pacemaker using stem cells.
MyDigitalfc.com | Read More
Cord Blood Stem Cells Reverse Girl’s Cerebral Palsy
When Chloe Levine was 9-months-old, her parents noticed she couldn’t hold her bottle with her right hand….
Fox News | Read More
BMC Neuroscience: The Aging Brain Helped By Injection Of Human Umbilical Cord Blood
When human umbilical cord blood cells (UCBC) were injected into aged laboratory animals, researchers at the University of South Florida (USF)…
Article Adapted by Medical News Today | Read More
Novartis, Fate Race to Develop Stem Cell Drug for Transplants
Two companies are racing to develop stem-cell therapies that may save the lives of thousands of people with blood cancer who need a transplant of bone marrow or umbilical-cord blood and can’t find an adequate match.
Bloomberg.com | Read More
On the march in the ‘land of the ever young’
The ability to use stem cell therapies in the fight against illnesses like diabetes, Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease, took a small but significant step as Cambridge scientists uncovered a key process that makes them pluripotent – the remarkable ability to transform into any of the body’s different cell types.
Business Weekly UK | Read More
Researchers learn how blood cells ‘talk’
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a new model that explains how cells communicate and specifically reveals how blood cells “talk” to each other. The result could help transform treatments for diseases such as leukemia.
PhysOrg.com | Read More
Blood stem cells programmed to become vision
Scientists at the University of Florida have announced that they have successfully programmed bone marrow to repair damaged retinas in mice, moving a step closer to developing a potential treatment for one of the most common causes of in older people.
NewKerala.com | Read More
How Injured Racehorses Might Save Your Knees
A runner with a torn tendon has reason to envy a racehorse with the same affliction: horses have treatment options not available to human patients–most notably, injections of adult stem cells that appear to spur healing in these animals with shorter recovery time than surgical treatments. Now the same stem-cell therapies used routinely in competitive horses and increasingly in dogs are beginning to make their way into human testing.
Technology Review | Read More
Special Stem Cells Build ‘Biological Bypass’
U.S. researchers have identified stem cells that are able to grow new coronary arteries, a finding that could lead to new ways to treat atherosclerosis.
HealthDay.com | Read More
U.S. Patients Try Stem Cell Therapies Abroad
Sierra’s mother, her stepfather and her biological father, A.J. Factor, all know that Sierra is seriously ill. On the morning we met them, Sierra was treated at two hospitals before she was stabilized. But the family is convinced of their next step — taking Sierra on an arduous trip to southern China, where they believe the little girl will be injected six times with stem cells during a 34-day stay. It’s the kind of treatment not yet approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration.
CNN.com | Read More
Kidney Institute uses Stem Cells to Cure Nephritis
The Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Centre (IKDRC) claims to have pioneered stem cell therapy for the first time on patients suffering from acute and chronic nephritis which may end in kidney failure.
The Times of India | Read More
United Spinal Association Reports Positive Results of Stem Cell Transplantation to Treat Multiple Sclerosis: Study May be Key to Unlocking a Cure
NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — An article published in the Summer 2009 edition of Multiple Sclerosis Quarterly Report, a joint publication of United Spinal Association (www.UnitedSpinal.org) and the North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis (NARCOMS), highlights the positive initial results of patients who have improving neurologic function after receiving a stem cell transplant, despite no longer taking any MS medications.
Multiple Sclerosis Quarterly Report | Read More
Cartilage Grafts for Damaged Knees
Nanofiber scaffolds seeded with patient-derived stem cells could repair ravaged joints.
MIT: Technology Review | Read More
Research Areas For Stem Cells
Researchers Say Stem Cells Of Various Types May One Day Prove Of Value…
AP Research | Read More
Modified Gene May Solve AIDS Mystery
AIDS Patient Cured by Adult Stem Cell Treatment…
New York Times | Read More
Autistic Child Experiences Benefits Following Stem Cell Transplant
Could stem cells be the cure for autism? Fox News | Read More
Cord Blood Transplant saves Joseph Davis Jr. of Sickle Cell Anemia
Hear the story of the miracle that saved Joseph Davis Jr. | Read More
Alzheimer’s Vaccine & Stem Cell Regeneration
Scientists research a stem cell based vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. NBC News | Read More
HBTV talks with Wendy Spry from Thai HealthBaby about if Cord Blood Banking is right for your family!
Video of Thai HealthBaby’s Healthcare Educator, Wendy Spry, taken from inside Thai HealthBaby’s Irvine, CA laboratory. thehealthybelly.com | Read More
Suze Orman: Can I Afford It? Cord Blood Banking
Suze Orman Show discusses cord blood banking affordability. Suze says, “Can you afford not to do it?” MSNBC | Read More
Dallas Hextell’s Cord Blood Story
Child with cerebral palsey dramatically improves following cord blood stem cell transfusion. NBC Today Show | Read More
How cord blood stem cells changed Chole Levine’s life
Chole Levine, who suffered from a stroke in utero, makes remarkable improvement within days and weeks following a cord blood stem cell transplant. Fox News | Read More
Rylea returns home after stem cell treatment in China
Child regains eye sight following successful stem cell transplant in China. CBS News | Read More
Stem Cell Gold Rush
California’s landmark stem cell research program made headlines nationally, but what is the latest story behind the science? QUEST investigates the potential for medical breakthroughs in the next decade and how the Bay Area is leading the way. KQED Multimedia Series | Read More
Stem Cell Tourism
More and more Americans are traveling to China for stem cell treatment. ABC News | Read More
Stem Cell Research Grows Up
A study finds that adult stem cells can be used to treat human diseases. ABC News | Read More
Stem Cells Show Promise to Treat/Cure Type 1 Diabetes
Stem cells show promise to treat and cure type 1 diabetes. NBC News interviews Dr. Juan Dominquez Bendala at the University of Miami. NBC Nightly News | Read More
Windpipe Transplant Makes History
Woman Receives The First Whole-Organ Transplant Grown Using Her Own Stem Cells… ABC News | Read More
Police Officer Saved By Stem Cells
Paralyzed Texas Police Officer Is Moving Again After Receiving Treatment In China… ABC News | Read More
BioArchive® Freezing Curve for Cord Blood | Read More
Long Term Storage
Effects of long term cryopreservation on hematopoietic progenitor cells in umbilical cord blood… Stockton Press | Read More
Cord Blood Applications
Possibility of a peripherally administered cell therapy as an effective approach to improve the microenvironment of the aged brain… BMC Neuroscience | Read More
Bone Marrow Transplants
Local specialist firm answers growing demand for banking stem cells…Transplantation of Umbilical-Cord Blood in Babies with Infantile Krabbe’s Disease… New England Journal of Medicine | Read More