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3-year-old receives stem cell transplant from 1-month-old sister at Shanghai hospital

12 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A three-year-old boy suffering with the life-threatening condition aplastic anemia received a stem cell transplant from his one-month-old sister's umbilical cord blood yesterday at the Shanghai Children's Medical Center, making her the youngest donor of such a kind in the city. [ more › ]

It's The 28th Anniversary Of The Chrysler Minivan Design

18 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It was 1986. A time when we thought Joe Piscapo was funny and not all weirdly muscular. A time when Lady Gaga's most radical fashion statement was an umbilical cord, and there was New Coke and you could watch Top Gun without feeling all funny during the volleyball scene. It was also the year Chrysler patented their minivan design. Read more...

A List Of Times I’ve Wanted To Kill Myself, From Birth Until The Present

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

While being born, I wrapped my neck with the umbilical cord because I didn’t want to leave my mom’s insides.

Mothers Abandoning Newborns in Liberia Due to Ebola Outbreak

A man found a dead newborn girl at a scrapyard in the ELWA Junction in Monrovia, Liberia, umbilical cord still attached. It is unknown if the baby died at the yard or if the girl was already dead. Residents said this was not the first such incident, as dumping newborns is increasing since Ebola broke out in the country. Show More Summary

Survival rates in pediatric umbilical cord transplants may indicate a new standard of care

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL (October 29, 2014) – A new standard of care for children facing acute myeloid leukemia (AML) may be clear, following a multi-year study published in the latest edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. read more

Man looking for recyclables finds newborn baby in trash bin in Merced

A man rummaging through a trash container for recyclables in Merced early Thursday found a newborn baby girl wrapped in a towel, alive and with her umbilical cord still attached, police said.

14-Year-Old Helps Her Sister Give Birth on the Interstate, Uses Shoelace to Tie Off Umbilical Cord

In a heroic act to help her big sister, a teenage girl assisted in giving birth to her baby on the interstate and used her own shoelace to tie off the umbilical cord. Mom-to-be Kelsea Marcus, 21, was on her way to hospital to give birth and her little sister Kennedy Smith, 14 and pictured […]

World Breakthrough: A New Molecule Allows for an Increase in Stem Cell Transplants

A new molecule, the first of its kind, allows for the multiplication of stem cells in a unit of cord blood. Umbilical cord stem cells are used for transplants aimed at curing a number of blood-related diseases, including leukemia, myeloma and lymphoma. For many patients this therapy comprises a treatment of last resort.

Fetal Stem Cells and Muscle Regeneration

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The types of stem cell that can be extracted from accessible fetal tissues such as the umbilical cord and amniotic fluid are somewhat different to both adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells. Ultimately all of these various sources...Show More Summary

they know the songs of grasses and the script of snakes

"The Mara belongs to the Maasai or the Maasai to the Mara. The umbilical cord between man and earth has not been severed here. The Maasai pasture their cattle next to leopard and lion. They know the songs of grasses and the script of snakes. Show More Summary

Mom Charged Who Abandoned Baby on the Side of the Road, Umbilical Cord Still Attached

Last week a teen mother who abandoned her newborn on the side of a dirt road in rural Michigan was charged in juvenile court with one count of child abandonment and one count of second-degree child abuse. Thanks to alert neighbors the baby was discovered within hours and suffered only superficial injuries, WOOD-TV, Channel 8 […]

Aaron Paul reveals he was born on a bathroom floor

The "Breaking Bad" actor, 35, revealed he was born on a bathroom floor, with his mom by herself cutting the umbilical cord.

Cell discovery brings blood disorder cure closer

A cure for a range of blood disorders and immune diseases is in sight, according to scientists who have unraveled the mystery of stem cell generation. Found in the bone marrow and in umbilical cord blood, HSCs are critically important because they can replenish the body's supply of blood cells. Show More Summary

Umbilical Cord Burning Will Add Some Sizzle To Your Birthing Chamber

4 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Are you looking for a way to be unique? Not just unique but the absolute uniquest? What I'm asking is do you want to out-crunchify and out-speshul all of your mom friends? Do you love the smell of burning flesh and the idea of an open...Show More Summary

Man Who Found Abandoned Baby With Umbilical Cord Still Attached: It Was a God Thing

The Michigan man who found an abandoned five-hour-old baby on the side of a dirt road says, “I feel that we were led to that place, OK, because it was out of the ordinary for me to come in this direction.” Jeff Pope added, “I tend to think it was God led us this way, […]

Abandoned Baby Found With Umbilical Cord Still Attached, Mom Secretly Watches Rescue

An abandoned baby was found still attached to the umbilical cord along a dirt road in White Cloud, Michigan. A man walking his dog in the area came across the infant who was still alive. As Wood TV 8 reports, the discovery happened around 10:30 am on Monday by Diamond Lake area near Marion Road,

Parents Say No to Vitamin K Shots, Babies Get Brain Damage

Categories: Science Transcript follows! Support more videos like this on Patreon. Before 1961, 1 to 1.5% of all babies born would, within the first week of their lives, experience bleeding from the nose or umbilical cord. It wasn’t great, but it also wasn’t fatal. Show More Summary

In a nutshell…in a multitude of metaphors

It’s long been noticed that the anti-choice crowd obsesses about fetuses until the umbilical cord is cut, then they could care less. So why shouldn’t Hobby Lobby just sum up the whole conundrum in one predictable case?

Dog Finds Abandoned Baby on the Side of the Road, Umbilical Cord Still Attached

Mid-morning on Monday Jeff Kopp of White Cloud, Michigan, was walking Bobby, his black Labrador mix, when the dog pulled him down the road and toward a satellite dish. Kopp told WOOD-TV that he normally doesn’t walk along Marion Road but that Bobby “seemed to be on a mission.” The dog sniffed at something near […]

Newborn Comes Back to Life After Doctors Pronounced Him Dead

Nikkita Pereira gave birth to baby Ziah by emergency Caesarean section because his umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck. Minutes after he was born, however, doctors pronounced little Ziah dead. After 28 hours in labour the baby’s heartbeat was fading because the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck and his mother worried it […]

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