Questions? Request more information here.

Research & Developments

$150 million for stem cell research

Stem cell medicine will transform and save lives – said the Aussie Minister of Health – announcing a $150 million infusion into the sector last month. That’s according to Australian Federal Minister of Health, Greg Hunt who recently announced a government infusion of $150 million into the sector. Hunt believes stem cells medicine will  transform and save the…

Read More

Hoping for a life time free of limitations

                As a toddler, Samantha was found face-down in a swimming pool, and she nearly died. Carrie and her husband, Steven, knew Samantha had brain damage, and that meant a lifetime of limitations. Now she’s 5 and is taking part in a study that could change her future. …

Read More

New parents face up to 6 years of lost sleep

    Everyone expects sleepless nights with the arrival of a new baby. Now new research says parental yawns might go on for 6 years. Researchers tracking the sleep of thousands of men and women as their family size increased have found that shuteye hits a low about three months after birth – with the…

Read More

Can cord blood help cleft palate?

    This new technique, using cord blood stem cells, is being performed in Colombia as part of reconstructive surgery when the child is a few months old. It’s already showing good results in growing new bone, potentially avoiding the need for later bone graft surgery. A case report, written by  Dr Alejandro Garcia Botero, MD,…

Read More

Skills Dads need to know

Skills Dads need to know

    Being a modern dad isn’t easy, as it turns out the job requires a wide array of different skills, according to a new survey. The research, commissioned by Braun ahead of Father’s Day, found that modern dads must know a multitude of information and topics – including how to navigate social media and the…

Read More

The age of ‘the grands’.

The age of ‘the grands’.

The age of ‘the grands’. You can’t miss them. Grandparents are everywhere: on the school run, in the playground, waiting in the doctor’s surgery, reading to children in school, manoeuvring buggies onto trains and buses, standing loyally in goal. As hands-on providers of childcare, “the grands” have never been more visible or more indispensable to working parents. It’s…

Read More

Can hearing loss in children be treated with stem cells?

Can hearing loss in children be treated with stem cells?

A study by a local husband and wife team is showing promising results for the use of umbilical cord blood to treat children with hearing loss. In their clinical trial, Linda Baumgartner, a listening and spoken language specialist at Clarke School for Hearing and Speech, and her husband, Dr. James Baumgartner, surgical director of Comprehensive…

Read More

Sarah’s Story–Treating Autism with Stem Cells

Sarah’s Story–Treating Autism with Stem Cells

In 2010, Anna and her husband decided to bank their son, Ryan’s, cord blood with New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB). Two years later, when their daughter Sarah was born, they opted to save her cord blood as well. Later, when Sarah was diagnosed with Autism, Anna thought about the possibility of using cord blood stem…

Read More

Can cord blood therapy help arthritis patients?

Clinical and laboratory results document psoriatic arthritis in a 56-year old patient. The symptoms did not resolve with standard treatments (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroids and methotrexate). TNF-alpha inhibitors (certolizumab pegol and adalimumab) were added to the treatment regime, with some adverse effects. A trial of human umbilical cord stem cell therapy was then initiated. The…

Read More

New developments in stem cell treatment for eye diseases

  Stem cells are undifferentiated cells which have the ability to self-renew and differentiate into mature cells. They are highly proliferative, implying that an unlimited number of mature cells can be generated from a given stem cell source. On this basis, stem cell replacement therapy has been evaluated in recent years as an alternative for…

Read More
Call Now Button