Over the last 20 years, blood stem cells have been the focus of researching the potential to treat many conditions. New emerging research and clinical studies are constantly underway, investigating ways to treat more diseases. Once cord blood and/or tissue is stored with Cells for Life, you can be eligible to take part in various… Read more »
Posts Tagged: cord blood
Clinical trials, conducted at Duke University in North Carolina, are in the early phases of observing whether the transfusion of their own cord blood could potentially improve the behaviour of children affected by autism. A Canadian family from Toronto, have travelled to North Carolina to participate in the trial. When their son Noah Barcolos was… Read more »
Cord blood and cord tissue banking is our passion! We love talking about it with you – expecting parents and families and sharing why it’s essential for #WhatMattersMost. We also find it especially intriguing and insightful to discuss it with industry professionals. Recently we talked to Dr. Christyne Peters, an obstetrician-gynaecologist at Markham Stouffville Hospital,… Read more »
Stem cells and the potential power to heal! Thanks to scientific breakthroughs, advancements in technology and positive reports patients seeking stem cell treatments now more than ever!
Seven boys and two girls have been cured of sickle cell anemia thanks to an improved treatment pioneered by the Alberta Children’s Hospital! Historically, sickle cell anemia has required a high-risk treatment plan leading up to a stem cell transplant. For many patients, the medication used throughout treatment was either unsuccessful or fatal – that… Read more »
April showers bring May… savings! This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the inspirational love shared between mother and child, we also acknowledge the sacrifice, commitment and patience required to bring forth and raise a tiny human being. After all, motherhood is beautiful — it’s also very tiring. We know you have a million things to… Read more »
If you’re about to welcome a new baby into your family, here’s everything you need to know about car seat safety for infants and toddlers.
Nathan Mumford, whose story was recently shared via the Save the Cord Foundation, is a 3-time cancer survivor and umbilical cord blood transplant recipient. Diagnosed at age 8 with Hodgkin’s disease, Nathan was given a 40% chance of survival if he underwent rigorous chemotherapy treatment. By Grade 6, doctors were able to inform Nathan’s family… Read more »
As a founding member of the Cord Blood Association, we’re committed to providing expecting parents with every resource available to better understand the science behind cord blood. We truly believe that informing moms- and dads-to-be of the discoveries and breakthroughs in cord blood is our responsibility and fully support the CBA in their mission to… Read more »
While challenging for some, there’s no doubt about it—being pregnant in any season is an exciting time. But if you’re lucky enough to be pregnant in winter, there are countless benefits. So make yourself a cup of hot herbal tea, put your feet up and relax in front of the fire. Here are our top… Read more »