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A need for new stem cell lines

...be gleaned from several sources, such as placenta, umbilical cords and adult cells, but scientists say those derived from human embryos are most useful for therapeutic and research applications. If implanted in a patient, they could grow cells afresh, offering cures for intractable diseases like Parkinson's di...

Dangers from lead

...testing their blood, including that taken from the umbilical cord at birth. Public health experts concentrate on trying to reduce the presence of lead dust in homes and schools. But the study suggests that doctors may now need to figure out ways to protect children before birth, and that public officials need...

Stem cells - New and richer source found

...elly, the cushioning material or matrix within the umbilical cord, is a rich and readily available source of primitive stem cells. These umbilical cord matrix cells, which show tell-tale characteristics of all stem cells, could provide the scienti...

'Designer' baby for British couple

...tem cells have already been collected from Jamie's umbilical cord....

Umbilical Cord Blood Offers Hope For Patients Who Require Bone Marrow Transplants

...d a match. Based on their findings researchers say umbilical cord blood, which is normally discarded at birth, could provide an important source of transplants for these individuals....

Apollo Hospitals Collaborates With Histostem For Stem Cell Therapy

...argest public blood banks in the world with 55,000 umbilical cord blood stem cells, which is being used for various genetic treatments. The Apollo group of hospitals will train doctors and nurses with the help of Histostem to provide stem cell therapy to patients. The team will help in developing protocols a...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

...be gleaned from several sources, such as placenta, umbilical cords and adult cells, but scientists say those originated from human embryos are most useful for therapeutic and research applications. Stem cells, if implanted in a patient, could multiply cells afresh, offering cures for intractable diseases lik...

Umbilical Cord Blood Could Predict Childhood Allergies

...hma also had high antibodies to allergens in their umbilical cord blood at birth. Thus researchers conclude saying that high antibody levels in umbilical cord blood may be an important predictor of childhood allergies at ages 4 and 10 and of asthma at ag...

Platelets May Be The Source Of Gene Regulations

... a cell’s nucleus. But using stem cells from human umbilical cord blood to engineer the precursor cell that forms platelets and platelets isolated from the blood of study subjects, the Utah researchers found that splicing also takes place in the cytoplasm of circulating platelets. The U researchers, who repo...

Toxic chemicals found in domestic products poisoning newborn babies

...icals reach the baby from// the mother through the umbilical cord. The study was conducted in 27 newborn babies...s were positive for 35 samples tested. Some of the umbilical cord samples contained more than 14 chemicals and two of the positively tested mother had 17 chemica...

Worlds Largest Cord Blood Bank to be started in India

...nvest $20 million to establish the world’s largest umbilical cord blood bank in Mumbai, India, to provide stem ...ldwide. The bank plans to collect 400,000 units of umbilical cord blood in three years. By creating similar banks in Mexico, Australia and Europe, and linking th...

‘Life Cell’ In India Can store Cord Blood Stem Cells and Save Live

... future offspring’s and siblings. First time the umbilical cord blood stem cells were used in 1988 in France to help a child suffering from Fanconi’s anemia. The child was cured and since that time then similar treatment method have been applied to cure blood cancers (leukemia), sickle cell anemia, spinal co...

Rejuvenation of Stem cells by GSK-3 Inhibitor

... bone marrow transplants and in patients receiving umbilical cord the amount of stem cells produced in the canc...lementation of the drug GSK-3 inhibitor along with umbilical cord blood found to increase the regeneration of immune cells. The Researchers have published the re...

Stem Cell Facility To Be Established In Chennai

...e stem cell transplant facility in the city.// The umbilical cord blood stem cells are reported to hold great p...nsplants only. LifeCell can bring into the country umbilical cord stem cell banking, as it already owns a family cord blood bank. LifeCell will also bring in ...

Bone density of child depends on Mother’s Vitamin D leve

...level of the new born baby was determined from the umbilical cord and after 10 years, the bone density of the c... had children’s with low calcium level detected in umbilical cord and low bone mass density in the child at 10 years of age. Vitamin D is required for absorpti...

Designer Babies- To Create Or Not To Create!

...ansplanted to Michelle. At the time of delivery, umbilical cord blood, a rich source of stem cells was harves...aken into critical consideration. The harvest of umbilical cord stem cells at the time of delivery is not associated with any known adverse effects. Bone marro...

Biotechnology Initiatives Planned In Hyderabad

... South Asia’s largest facility for primates. An umbilical cord stem cell bank and bio-medical research center and state-of-the-art maternity hospital to be set up by the Pacific Health Care Holdings, Singapore; an agri biotech park at International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)) at...

Human Testicular Cells Would Help In Stem Cell Research

...about all types of stem cells including embryonic, umbilical and adult. ...

Delay Umbilical Cord Clamping in Pre Term Babies

...nd professor of nursing, delaying the clamping the umbilical cords of pre term babies can protect// them from b...are very important because in most U.S. hospitals, umbilical cords are clamped immediately," Mercer said. "This is an easy, no-cost procedure that increases the ...

Limiting milk can hamper Babies’ Growt

...uring pregnancy to the developing baby through the umbilical cord. The rising pressure among pregnant women to gain their pre pregnancy figures after birth is exemplified by the wide media coverage of celebrities such as, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Madonna and Victoria Beckham and their post pregnancy figures wi...

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