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Jun 18

Umbilical Cord Blood infusion for Cerebral Palsy and Autism authorized in the USA

The Duke University Medical Center, USA, has recently received authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat children...
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28

Apr 18

Umbilical Cord Blood Improves Motor Function and Brain Connectivity in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is the most prevalent motor disorder of childhood, affecting two to three per 1,000 live births. It typically...
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21

Mar 18

Clinical Trial indicates that Stem Cells from the Umbilical Cord relieve Crohn´s Disease symptoms

Crohn´s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect any part of the digestive tube and cause symptoms such...
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14

Mar 18

Sibling Umbilical Cord Blood used to treat Acute Limphoblastic Leukemia

Elham, a 12-year-old girl from Iran, was diagnosed in 2014 with acute limphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of cancer characterized...
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14

Feb 18

Stem Cell administration shows positive effects in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Spinal cord injury is most commonly caused by car accidents and can render patients paraplegic or tetraplegic. It is a...
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14

Jan 18

Umbilical Cord Blood cells promote revascularization in a Peripheral Arterial Disease model

Cardiovascular disease remains one of the leading causes of death in Switzerland and the U.S., and the economic burden exceeds...
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24

Nov 17

A History of Umbilical Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation

The existence of hematopoietic stem cells in the umbilical cord blood was first described in 1974. In 1988, a multidisciplinary...
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24

Nov 17

In vitro Red Blood Cell production from Umbilical Cord Blood cells

Blood transfusion is widely used for several clinical therapies, such as severe anemia, severe bleeding, hemoglobinopathies and surgery complications. However,...
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24

Nov 17

Umbilical cord-derived Stem Cell treatment in Immune Thrombocytopenia

Although immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is generally associated with a good prognosis, some patients do not respond adequately to the...
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24

Nov 17

Umbilical Cord Blood as a Potential Treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a severe neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive motor neuron degeneration that affects 450.000 individuals worldwide....
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13

Sep 17

Expanded umbilical cord blood decreases early infection risk and hospitalization length after transplant

Umbilical Cord Blood (UCB) is currently used to treat several diseases, from haematological malignancies to metabolic and immune disorders. UCB...
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6

Sep 17

Autologous Cord Blood infusions are safe and feasible in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results of a clinical trial

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social communication and the presence of repetitive behaviors...
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