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
(RAND Corporation) More than a decade ago the federal government helped support the creation of public umbilical cord banks to collect and store a genetically diverse set of stem cells for clinical care and research. While use of stem...Show More Summary
Intravenous stem cell infusion derived from umbilical cords appears to boost heart muscle function in patients with heart failure, according to a small study. In this first-of-its-kind study, patients had 'significant' improvement in their hearts' ability to pump blood and experienced no adverse side effects related to the therapy. Show More Summary
In the first study of its kind, researchers find that stem cells derived from the umbilical cord can be used to treat heart failure.
DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2017 - A heart failure treatment using umbilical cord-derived stem cells may lead to notable improvements in heart muscle function and quality of life, according to a new study published in Circulation Research, anShow More Summary
MATSUYAMA, Japan - Police on Sunday arrested a doctor and five others suspected of involvement in unauthorized stem cell therapies using blood from umbilical cords and placenta after childbirth.The doctor who heads a clinic in TokyoShow More Summary
Grow Cable is an umbilical cord smartphone cable that pulsates as it charges. The creator says it was designed as social commentary on the growing dependence over smart phones. The cable currently sells for $5,693.95 on Etsy. Read more... More about Iphone, Mashable Video, Japan, Etsy, and Cowboy Hat
A pregnant British mom hopes she and her unborn baby will be the answer to help prolong her ailing brother’s life. Georgina Russell, of Preston, England, said she was desperate to help her brother, Ashley, when doctors diagnosed him with a slow-growing but deadly brain tumor earlier this year, according to the Daily Mail. Georgina […]
Parents are paying huge sums to save umbilical cord blood for future medical treatments, but they may have to wait decades for the investment to pay off
Post by Jordyn Smith. iStock.com/PixelIstanbul Childbirth is an unbelievable experience. Everything about bringing a new life into the world is just as beautiful and magical as it is strange. And sometimes natural but uncommon occurrences like this mom's rare umbilical cord knot happen, which gives the experience an extra element of weirdness. Show More Summary