Monthly Archives: August 2016

The History of Cord Blood

The History of Cord Blood

The history of cord blood in medicine is relatively brief.  However, since its inception in medicine, cord blood has developed into approved therapy in the treatment of over 80 illnesses.  Cord blood is increasingly important in regenerative therapies. Despite this many parents are still unaware of its importance and are unable to make an informed choice(…)

Stem Cells: What Are They?

Stem Cells: What Are They?

For several years now stem cells have been hitting the headlines. It seems every week a new breakthrough, discovery or treatment has been found with these amazing cells. But where do they come from? And what do they do? What are they? Stem cells are the body’s master cells and they’re the very first cells(…)