Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) April 30, 2013
Save the Cord Foundation, a trusted non commercial resource for education and awareness of umbilical cord blood and cord tissue preservation, today announced it will expand its web information base to include the new industry-changing technologies that allow for the collection and storage of Dental Pulp Stem Cells, a type of multi-potent adult stem cell found in the pulp chamber of teeth, that show a strong potential to treat a variety of diseases.
Save the Cord Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit (tax-exempt) foundation created to advance cord blood and cord tissue awareness, education, research and legislation. The foundation’s mission is to provide FREE, unbiased, factual information to expectant parents and the public concerning the medical value and life-saving benefits of saving umbilical cord blood and the future potential for using cord tissue as a regenerative medical resource.
The foundation educates expectant parents about the medical value of their newborn’s cord blood, so they can make their own informed decision about the options for saving it; public donation, private banking or donation to research. Save the Cord Foundation’s vision is to make saving cord blood the standard of care for all newborns and cord blood preservation an accessible option for expectant parents at birthing hospitals across our nation and around the world.
A major advantage individuals get from harvesting stem cells from their dental pulp and own body is that there is no rejection of these cells when they are harvested and subsequently re-implanted. In the future, medical researchers anticipate being able to use technologies derived from stem cell research to treat a wider variety of diseases including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, spinal cord injuries, diabetes, heart diseases, liver disease, multiple sclerosis, muscle damage and many other diseases. The discovery that human dental pulp
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