Researchers completed the first-ever EXIT (Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment) to ventricular pacing procedure. The patient, a 36-week fetus with complete atrioventricular block and cardiac dysfunction, was at high risk of pre-term death. Show More Summary
A newborn baby girl in China may be the miracle that her sister needs to survive. Doctors are using stem cells from baby Sun Yiwei’s umbilical cord blood to create a bone marrow transplant for her ill 5-year-old sister, Sun Lexuan, the Daily Mail reports. Three years ago, the Linyia, China family discovered that their […]
Amy, a mom from Tulsa, OK, remembers feeling particularly depleted after going through rounds of interviews only to find out it would cost her family thousands of dollars and up to three years to adopt a baby. Despite the long wait,Show More Summary
Children's Hospital Los Angeles has announced participation in the first-ever clinical trial using stem cells from umbilical cord blood to delay or even prevent heart failure in children born with a rare congenital heart defect, called hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Children's Hospital Los Angeles has announced participation in the first-ever clinical trial using stem cells from umbilical cord blood to delay or even prevent heart failure in children born with a rare congenital heart defect that leaves them with half a heart. Show More Summary
Steve Horsmon teaches men how to get off the emotional roller coaster and own their mojo The post How to Cut the Emotional Umbilical Cord and Have a Happier Relationship appeared first on The Good Men Project.
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (KDVR) -- A 23-year-old mother has been arrested after a lifeless infant with its umbilical cord still attached was found in the backyard of a home in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday night, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The lifeless baby was found Tuesday with its umbilical cord still attached
While we care we become attached to our loved in a way that is hard to describe. The emotion is enormous. It seemed to me that I was attached to my mom by an invisible umbilical cord. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room It is that time of year again - the Holiday's. Show More Summary
He may have had a rough start in life, but an abandoned baby in Thailand appears to be doing well after authorities found him, sent him to the hospital, and gave him a warm bed in which he could sleep. The post Baby Boy Found Abandoned in Thailand, Umbilical Cord Still Attached, Miraculously Survives appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
(Medical University of South Carolina) A five-year, $3.8 million grant from the Lupus Foundation of America funds phase 2 of a clinical trial evaluating a treatment using mesenchymal stem cells harvested from donated umbilical cords in patients with lupus resistant to treatment.
A new report estimates that anywhere from 11,000 to 100,000 babies could be saved each year.
An infusion of cells from a child's own umbilical cord blood appears to improve brain connectivity and motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy, according to a randomized clinical trial published this week by Stem Cells Translational Medicine.
A newborn baby girl found in a dumpster in Texas is doing well in an Austin hospital two days after passers by saved the infant’s life. KXAN News reports two people found the girl early Wednesday morning in a dumpster at the Mira Vista Apartment in Austin, Texas. Local police said if the infant had […]
(Duke University Medical Center) An infusion of cells from a child's own umbilical cord blood appears to improve brain connectivity and motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy, according to a randomized clinical trial published this week by Stem Cells Translational Medicine.
(University of Sydney) Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately -- according to two international studies coordinated by the University of Sydney's National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre. Show More Summary
By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Warning: I'm going to jump all over the show today. Live with it. When your umbilical cord was severed, and you'd only just entered this world, you had approximately 100 billion brain cells. At some...Show More Summary
In a first-of-its-kind study published in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal, researchers from Universidad de los Andes in Chile found that stem cells derived from the umbilical cords of newborn babies may lead to repairs in damaged hearts and improvements in heart muscle. “We are encouraged by our findings because they could pave […]
Somewhere in India, a mother holds her twin babies. She doesn’t know their genders because they are joined at the abdomen. They also shared an umbilical cord during the pregnancy, which limited blood flow enough that it could endanger their lives. Show More Summary
The nation's public umbilical cord blood banks provide benefits that far outweigh their costs and should continue to receive federal support, even though use of cord blood stem cells from the banks has been declining, according to aShow More Summary