Navigation Links
Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Introduces New Brochure During Cord Blood Awareness Month to Address Critical Education Gap
Date:7/7/2009

erate and develop into all of the major cell types in the body. For more than 20 years, cord blood stem cells have been used in transplants to cure patients of cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, as well as blood diseases and immune disorders.

Birth is the one-time opportunity when parents can either donate their child's cord blood to a public bank, where it can be matched with patients seeking a transplant donor, or they can preserve it for their own family in a private bank. Yet only a few percent of parents in the U.S. take advantage of either option.

About Cord Blood Awareness Month

July has been designated "Cord Blood Awareness Month" by the American Hospital Association's Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) with the goal of raising awareness about newborn stem cells from umbilical cord blood. Cord Blood Awareness Month strives to empower expectant parents to make informed choices regarding their family's future health.

About Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation

The mission of the Parent's Guide to Cord Blood (PGCB) Foundation is to provide parents with impartial education about cord blood medical research and cord blood storage options, as well as to conduct and publish statistical analyses on medical research or policy developments which could expand the likelihood of cord blood usage. The PGCB Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable educational organization which is supported by donations from individuals and organizations that support the Foundation's mission. All donations are fully tax-deductible.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Informational handout key to giving parents a better understanding of CT radiation risks
2. Many Parents Share Genetic Test Findings With Kids
3. Giving CPR Kits to Kids Nudges Parents to Learn
4. Psoriasis Cure Now offers Back to School Resources for Parents of Children with Psoriasis
5. Adult offspring of parents with PTSD have lower cortisol levels
6. Parents perceptions can hamper kids asthma care, study finds
7. Parents Worries Hamper Kids Asthma Treatment
8. Parents PTSD May Boost Stress in Offspring
9. UCLA/RAND study shows that many children of HIV-positive parents are not in their custody
10. Survey From The Partnership and MetLife Foundation Reveals Important Role Todays Grandparents Play in Teens Lives
11. Tips for Parents: Teaching Children to Resolve Conflicts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. ... American babies are getting the vaccines they need to ... Thursday. More than 90 percent of children are ... (MMR); polio; hepatitis B and chickenpox (varicella), according to ... "Nationally, vaccination among children 19 to 35 months of ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Floors of hospitals and other medical facilities tend ... patients are relegated to lying down or sitting due ... Two inventors from Perrysburg, Ohio, have designed the patent-pending ... special pair of socks helps prevent slips and falls ... relegated to beds or chairs from standing and walking ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... -- Selling cigarettes in plain packages doesn,t increase the ... sales in small stores, according to new research from ... industry when it tried to prevent Australia from becoming ... packaging for tobacco products in 2012. Similar legislation is ... Researchers surveyed nearly 2,000 adult smokers in Australia ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... announced that the company will now be selling purse-sized ... in such a way that they can be carried ... are they portable, the purse-sized range at Honey Gifts ... A long battery life and rechargeable batteries are common ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Evolutions ... Santa Barbara in the Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice ... won the Readers’ Choice poll as Best Medical Spa. ... 2014 reads the following about Evolutions Medical Spa recognition: ... but it is recognized as a top-notch, cutting-edge medical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC 2Health News:Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC 3Health News:Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging 2Health News:Honey Gifts Now Provides Purse Sized Adult Toys in Vancouver 2Health News:Evolutions Named Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara News Press 2Health News:Evolutions Named Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara News Press 3
... A team of international health experts issues a bold call ... They appeal to fund the salaries of health workers or ... diseases are made available in poor countries but there are ... from the inside of the Global Fund," say Gorik Ooms ...
... scarcity has become a universal problem. With a view ... taken up in the country.// ,In a press ... annual rainfall in India is about 1170 mm. However, ... ,The release further said that there had been ...
... of the central nervous system [CNS] in animal evolution ... evolved// from the same ancestor, but their CNSs are ... their lineages had split during evolution. Researchers from the ... that the vertebrate nervous system is probably much older ...
... violence, noise, poor housing or other chronic risk factors ... tissues than other young people. ,However, when ... these negative physiological changes, reports a new study from ... that the cardiovascular systems of youths who are exposed ...
... no monthly bleeding in women or menstruation may come as welcome ... believe it to be the symbol of fertility and would not ... ,This has created a major uproar in the health world ... new pill called Lybrel. This pill is designed to eliminate periods ...
... effective way to fight leukemia might be to knock out ... new study// shows. ,The findings suggest that a ... own be an effective therapy. ,But such a ... offer an effective one-two punch against drug-resistant forms of chronic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Health Expert’s Appeal to Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malari 2Health News:Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India 2Health News:The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm 2Health News:Family Turmoil and Violence Results in Stress-induced Physical Problems in Young, Cornell Psychologist Finds 2Health News:Period Eliminating Pills 2Health News:Knocking Out Survival Protein Could Aid Leukemia Treatment 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... , August 29, 2014 ... participate in the inaugural Tweetchat taking place in ... Worldwide , organised by UBM Live , ... #CPhIChat is a first of its kind global ... across the supply chain, aimed to stimulate conversations ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: Needle-Free Delivery: ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02332847/Needle-Free-Delivery-Technology-and-Market-Forecast-2014-2024.html Report ... and commercial prospects What does the future ... brand new report shows you the potential ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... DALLAS , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... Poland (Photo - ... " CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape Poland ... identifies key trends in the healthcare market and ... and healthcare infrastructure. Most importantly, the report provides ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CPhI Worldwide to Host #CPhIChat Provoking Debate on the Future of Pharma 2CPhI Worldwide to Host #CPhIChat Provoking Debate on the Future of Pharma 3Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 2Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 3Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 4Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 5Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 6Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 7Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 8Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 9Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 10Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 11Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 12Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 13Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 14Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 15Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 16Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 17Needle-Free Delivery: Technology and Market Forecast 2014-2024 18Poland & Turkey Pharmaceutical Market worth $15 billion & $21.5 billion Respectively by 2020 2Poland & Turkey Pharmaceutical Market worth $15 billion & $21.5 billion Respectively by 2020 3Poland & Turkey Pharmaceutical Market worth $15 billion & $21.5 billion Respectively by 2020 4Poland & Turkey Pharmaceutical Market worth $15 billion & $21.5 billion Respectively by 2020 5
... AMSTERDAM, May 30 Amsterdam Molecular,Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), ... therapy,today announced that positive interim data from its ... were presented by the,Principal Investigator, professor Daniel Gaudet, ... in Boston on May 29th. These data confirm ...
... CHELMSFORD, Mass., May 29 Magellan Biosciences, ... feature,automated systems and assays designed to streamline ... at the 108th meeting of the,American Society ... and Dynex Technologies, will share booth 743 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AMT Announces Positive Interim Clinical Data on its Lead Product AMT-011 2AMT Announces Positive Interim Clinical Data on its Lead Product AMT-011 3Magellan Biosciences Companies to Feature Automated Products and New Tests for MRSA at the American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Booth 743 2Magellan Biosciences Companies to Feature Automated Products and New Tests for MRSA at the American Society for Microbiology Meeting, Booth 743 3
... Physician-office® is an internet ... (Solo practice, group practice ... complete their normal duties ... is a front office ...
... is a modular, Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system ... create a patient chart. ChartMaker is an ... M compliant patient notes, medical reports, letters, and ... ChartMaker is designed to be installed in a ...
... original EMR companies, with a wealth and ... With over a decade of clinical and ... design, corporate level training and support, enables ... medical practice to EMR. The unparalleled HL7 ...
... is dedicated to serving the needs ... ultimate tool to,run a better orthopaedic ... records software.,AcerMed's Orthopaedic-Edition EMR software has ... surgeons across the country resulting in ...
Medicine Products: