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:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... The federal court ... http://www.injurybeacon.com/levaquin/lawsuit/ ) has granted the Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment. According to an ... June 26th, the Court rejected the Plaintiff’s assertion that one manufacturer can ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... SuiteRx, innovative leaders ... and compounding pharmacy operations, announces the most recent positioning of SuiteRx CEO, Nicholas ... event at the Venetian Las Vegas, Nevada. During this event, SuiteRx ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... VA (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 , ... Dr. ... on Monday, July 6th on WAVY-TV’s The Hampton Roads Show to discuss non-invasive ... where diet and exercise fall short. , CoolSculpting fat reduction utilizes Cryolipolysis to ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Summer recess has a whole new meaning. Thanks to ... with plastic surgery when they’re looking for a boost in self-esteem. According to the ... performed on patients ages 19 and younger in 2012, an increase from previous years. ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Colorado) , ... - (PRWEB) July 01, 2015 , ... ... a nationwide virtual 5K on August 15-16th (MSG Keys’ birthday) in memory of her ... a highly decorated soldier and recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, died during a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Levaquin Lawsuit Attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comment on Decision to Grant Summary Judgment in Generic Drug Case 2Health News:Levaquin Lawsuit Attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comment on Decision to Grant Summary Judgment in Generic Drug Case 3Health News:Pharmacy Software Vendor, SuiteRx IPS, Officially Introducing Newly Appointed CEO at Cardinal Health Event in Las Vegas, Nevada 2Health News:Pharmacy Software Vendor, SuiteRx IPS, Officially Introducing Newly Appointed CEO at Cardinal Health Event in Las Vegas, Nevada 3Health News:Pharmacy Software Vendor, SuiteRx IPS, Officially Introducing Newly Appointed CEO at Cardinal Health Event in Las Vegas, Nevada 4Health News:Dr. Surya Challa of Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa Will be Featured on The Hampton Roads Show on WAVY-TV 2Health News:Dr. Surya Challa of Chesapeake Vein Center and MedSpa Will be Featured on The Hampton Roads Show on WAVY-TV 3Health News:Top Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk Comments on Teen Surgery Trends 2Health News:Top Manhattan Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Rizk Comments on Teen Surgery Trends 3Health News:Wife of Fallen Special Forces Soldier to Host Nationwide ‘Virtual 5K’ for Charity 2Health News:Wife of Fallen Special Forces Soldier to Host Nationwide ‘Virtual 5K’ for Charity 3
... BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 18 SCOLR Pharma, Inc. ... September 15, 2009, the NYSE Amex LLC (the "Exchange") accepted ... disclosed listing deficiency as set forth in Section 1003(a)(iii) of ... Company,s failure to maintain stockholder,s equity of at least $6,000,000 ...
... - revenues increase by 21% over Fiscal ... are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted), , , ... (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced ... 2009. , "We had a very successful year in terms ...
... , , Statement of Andy Stern, ... Andy Stern, President of the Service Employees ... right wing extremists to silence working families by attacking progressive individuals ... a moment of profound change for this country -- from kitchen ...
... ... of Hako-Med finding that Axiom Worldwide willfully infringed Hako-Med,s Horizontal Therapy patent and awarded ... the federal court issued another permanent injunction against Axiom Worldwide barring all EPS 8000 ... ...
... , LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., Sept. 18 ... heath and wellness partner GlaxoSmithKline, and Men,s Health Network (MHN), ... prostate cancer awareness ribbons and disease awareness information cards to ... game at FedExField. Led by MHN staff, volunteers from GlaxoSmithKline, ...
... to alcohol or feelings of isolation remains unclear , FRIDAY, ... a link between suicide and rural communities that have higher ... that more bars mean more suicides because it does not ... suicide, about 20 percent are alcoholics, according to background information ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Receives Notice from NYSE Amex LLC Regarding Compliance Plan and Listing Standards 2Health News:SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Receives Notice from NYSE Amex LLC Regarding Compliance Plan and Listing Standards 3Health News:SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Receives Notice from NYSE Amex LLC Regarding Compliance Plan and Listing Standards 4Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 2Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 3Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 4Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 5Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 6Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 7Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 8Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 9Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 10Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 11Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 12Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 13Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 14Health News:Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2009 Year-End Results 15Health News:Working Women and Men Will Not Be Silenced by Right Wing Attack Dogs; SEIU Members and Other Working Americans Will Continue to Speak Out For the America We Believe In 2Health News:Axiom Worldwide Convicted of Infringing a Hako-Med Patent 2Health News:Men's Health Network, The Washington Redskins and GlaxoSmithKline Team Up for September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2Health News:Suicides Higher in Rural Areas With Bars 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... -- Prismic Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company developing ... the election of Joseph J. Krivulka and ... Directors. Commenting on the election of these ... and CEO of Prismic, stated, "We are delighted that ... have accepted our invitation to join Prismic,s Board of ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015 Dynatronics Corporation ... and marketer of rehabilitation and physical therapy products, ... private placement financing led by affiliates of Prettybrook ... investor focused on the healthcare industry. The financing ... growth and pursue potential strategic acquisitions.  ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... SHANGHAI , July 1, 2015 Qiming ... Hu to Managing Partner effective immediately. ... He has lead and participated in many Qiming healthcare ... leaders in the Chinese market. Qiming, s success in ... and he has distinguished himself with his outstanding advocacy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Joseph Krivulka and Martin Simonetti Join Board of Prismic Pharmaceuticals 2Dynatronics Announces Completion Of $4,025,000 Private Placement Led By Prettybrook Partners 2Dynatronics Announces Completion Of $4,025,000 Private Placement Led By Prettybrook Partners 3Qiming Announces the Promotion of William Hu to Managing Partner 2
... May 8, 2012  In a little more than ... Services Organization ( CalHIPSO ) has successfully developed ... throughout California implement Electronic Health Records (EHRs), considered ... of healthcare. This and other key milestones are ...
... A team of scientists led by Dr. Stanley Fricke of ... "Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sound barrier," a finding that could ... a new clinical study published this week in the peer-reviewed ... ultimate goal," said Dr. Fricke, "is to image small children ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CalHIPSO Enrolls Over 7,700 Providers in EHR Implementation Program, Hits Other Key Milestones After First Two Years 2Children's National Medical Center Breaks MRI Speed Sound Barrier 2
The TBS-380 Fluorometer is an economical, sensitive fluorometer designed for quick, easy, and accurate fluorescent measurements....
... capsular bag in cases of damaged or ... for scleral fixation with suture. Robert J. ... recognized from his early experience using the ... need for greater stability when confronted with ...
Liquid, ready-to-use, bar-coded Olympus reagents are convenient, economical easy-to-use and reliable. This is one of 122 tests standardized for use on the Olympus AU400e, AU640e, AU2700, and AU5400 C...
Liquid, ready-to-use, bar-coded Olympus reagents are convenient, economical easy-to-use and reliable. This is one of 122 tests standardized for use on the Olympus AU400e, AU640e, AU2700, and AU5400 C...
Medicine Products: