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Reasons to Consider Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Banking in UAE

Stem cell banking in UAE is becoming increasingly popular as parents discover more about umbilical blood stem cells and their medicinal capabilities. These stem cells are already used in nearly 80 medical procedures and have saved the lives of many people diagnosed with leukaemia, immune system disorders, lymphoma and other diseases.

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Common Signs and Symptoms of Cataracts in Children

As part of Cataract Awareness Month, we're providing a series of articles to raise awareness of cataracts in children. This blog is the next in our series and tackles the common signs and symptoms of cataracts.

When your child is particularly young, it can be difficult to identify the early symptoms of cataracts. However, your child's eyes will be routinely examined after birth and for the first six to eight weeks of their life.

Although these screenings are designed to catch early signs of cataracts, it is possible for cataracts to develop afterward and so it's important to know what to look out for.

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The Lifesaving Power of Stem Cells

In previous decades, the umbilical cord connecting the baby to the placenta was typically cut and discarded as medical waste. This has changed thanks to researchers discovering that umbilical cord blood is a valuable source of stem cells. Many parents, doctors, and researchers are eager to preserve cord blood and cord tissue for later use.

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Your Baby's Development during the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Your body is going to go through some phenomenal changes over the next 9 months as it allows your baby to grow and develop. Understanding what’s happening to both you and your baby will go a long way to help you feel at ease. This article is going to take a closer look at the foetal development during the all-important first trimester of pregnancy.

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Cord Blood Banking Checklist for New Parents

Becoming a parent for the first time is an extraordinary experience! You will be filled with joy, excitement, and hope as your baby develops and the birth date draws nearer. However, you may also have a lot of questions about how to prepare for the birth of your child.

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Causes of Cataracts in Children & How it Affects Your Child's Vision

June is Cataract Awareness Month and as a result, this blog post is part of a series to help raise awareness of cataracts in children. Although typically associated with old age, cataracts can occur in children of all ages and this article is going to discuss what is cataract, the causes and how they can affect your child's vision.

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How Stem Cell Science Saved One Woman’s Feet from Stiletto Disaster

Deborah Calmeyer has always loved fashion, with a particular fondness for high heels.  She would buy six-inch Louboutins in every colour and loved wearing them.

Unfortunately, several years ago her high heels caused her to fall while visiting a Manhattan restaurant. After going to the hospital, x-rays revealed a bone chip on Deborah’s toe. To her relief, the doctors said this wasn’t a major injury and she would recover with physical therapy treatments.

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Summer Style Tips for Pregnant Women

Managing your summer style whilst pregnant sounds easy but can be really tricky, especially when all you want to do is strip down and walk around naked. Considering this isn't an option in public, this article is going to look at our top summer style tips for pregnant women.

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Using Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Welcome to part 4 in our series on cystic fibrosis. This series has been published to help promote Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, which is held each May. In this article, we’ll explain how cord blood stem cells may be used to treat cystic fibrosis and share some recent research findings.

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Keep Your Baby Comfortable During Summer Months

One of the greatest risks to your child in the summer months are the very hot days the season can bring.  A baby can experience heat exhaustion very quickly because they have limited capacity to deal with the heat. Here are some simple tips to keep your baby comfortable during the summer season.

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