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Dentist Removes Daughter’s Teeth For Stem Cell Storage

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Dentist Removes Daughter's Teeth For Stem Cell Storage

A dentist father has taken it upon himself to remove his healthy daughter’s two front baby teeth, as they are source of stem cells, in an attempt to protect her in later life. The stem cells removed from the dental pulp will be frozen and stored for over 30 years as Mr Graham believes that…

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The Pros and Cons of Placenta Cord Banking

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The Pros and Cons of Placenta Cord Banking

A procedure that many couples are considering is placenta cord storage. The blood from the placenta cord can actually be lifesaving, but many couples are still on the fence about the idea. That’s why it’s important to have a firm understanding of the pros and cons of placenta cord banking. Cord Blood Can Save Your…

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What is Cord Blood? Uses and Applications of Cord Blood

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What is Cord Blood? Uses and Applications of Cord Blood

What is Cord Blood? Remnants of blood remaining in the placenta and the umbilical cord are known as “cord blood”. This blood can be collected because it has stem cells, and these stem cells are now used to treat genetic conditions and diseases of the blood. What is it used for? Cord blood offers a…

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Know More About Cord Blood Banking Collection and Storage Procedures

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Know More About Cord Blood Banking Collection and Storage Procedures

Cord blood plays an important role in treating several types of disease. The cord tissue is collected after C-section or vaginal birth. It can be stored and processed for the future use in the cord blood banks. If you do not store or donate the cord tissue, it is discarded as medical waste. Studies regarding…

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Cord Blood Banking-My Family’s Future

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Cord Blood Banking-My Family's Future

Cord blood banking, also known as cord blood stem cell banking, is an insurance policy for the future that every family should consider. It is a simple process. When a baby is born and the doctor cuts the umbilical cord, the blood remaining in the cord and placenta can then be taken to be banked.…

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Understanding Why Stem Cell Research is the Future of Medicine

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Understanding Why Stem Cell Research is the Future of Medicine

Anyone who stays updated with the latest news is probably well familiar with the term “stem cell research”. Watch any news channel, read any newspaper or simply watch a show that deals with the latest social issues and you will find that stem cell research is a constant topic of focus. It cannot be denied…

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Listen Up: Stem Cell Research Allowing Gerbils to Hear Again

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Listen Up: Stem Cell Research Allowing Gerbils to Hear Again

Ever since George W Bush vetoed the use of stem cell research in the US back in 2006 it has been a mainstay in the mind of the public.  Why not use this type of research to give people a better quality of life; better yet, a cure? Six years on and in the UK…

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