umbilical cord blood

Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells Treat Diabetes

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC If this pans out, it will be a big WOW! Endocrine Today is reporting that umbilical cord blood stem cells have enabled diabetes patients to reduce insulin intake. From the story: Umbilical cord blood stem cells have been successful in the treatment of type 1 […]

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Brain-injured at birth, treated with her own umbilical cord blood stem cells!

“Three months ago, Maia Friedlander, 4, was locked in her own world. Despite six hours of therapy a day for three years, Maia – who was born six weeks premature – struggled to talk, walk properly or even chew her food without choking. While her twin sister, Ariel, hit all her developmental milestones about six […]

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Heart Valves Fashioned from Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells

Pretty cool breakthrough: MONDAY, Nov. 10 (HealthDay News) — Stem cells collected at birth from the umbilical cord may help doctors fashion new heart valves for children born with heart valve defects. The tissue-engineered valves would have the advantage of growing with the child, the German researchers said. “If we replace a valve in a […]

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They Can’t Handle the Truth

Crazy Brave New Britain just keeps pushing the envelope. There is this news which permits the use of hybrid animal-human embryos for stem cell research, overhauling their existing science laws and policies. And clarifying that YES, embryos can be screened to produce babies to provide a “suitable” bone marrow OR “other material” for transplant into […]

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Cures Cures Cures!

So while the pro-cloners keep chanting “Cures Cures Cures” and billions of dollars in California go into the sink hole called the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, I must report on news like this — On the iPSC breakthrough, “A group of researchers including Kyoto University Prof. Shinya Yamanaka that successfully developed induced pluripotent stem […]

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