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Using Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Heart & Vascular Diseases

A recent survey from the World Health Organisation found that Ischaemic heart disease and stroke remain the world’s biggest killers, causing an estimated 15.2 million deaths in 2016.  These two diseases have now been the world’s leading cause of death for more than 15 years.

Both heart disease and stroke fall under the category of heart and vascular diseases.  This category also includes conditions like high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, heart arrhythmia, coronary artery disease, and peripheral artery disease.

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Newborn Baby Skin Care Tips for First Time Mums

Your newborn baby’s skin is super soft and free of all the marks and irritation of life. Although it’s an uncontrollable urge to nuzzle and stroke their skin, this alone won’t be enough to keep it in good condition. Due to its delicate nature, there are a variety of newborn baby skin care tips that you need to know about in order to keep your baby soft and rash free.

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Reproducing Paediatric Kidney Disease Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

In a world first, Japanese researchers have successfully used stem cells to produce kidney cells containing a congenital defect that causes paediatric kidney disease. They will now be able to analyse these cells in new ways and hopefully come up with a cure for the condition.

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Newborn Feeding: 10 Essential Tips on Bottle-Feeding for New Mums

Although many mums will insist on breastfeeding their baby, it’s not always the best option. There is a high number of new mums that struggle to breastfeed successfully, or prefer to bottle feed for other reasons. Whatever you decide, this article is going to provide you with 10 top tips for newborn feeding with a bottle.

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Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart Tissue from Stem Cells

A group of scientists from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany have managed to create beating heart tissue from human stem cells. This important breakthrough will help researchers learn more about conditions that affect the heart and will make drug testing much easier.

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7 Useful Tips to Choose the Right Baby Stroller for New Parents

When choosing a baby stroller for the first time, you’re likely to find that there’s an overwhelming amount of choice out there. How do you know which one is right for you? This article has put together 7 top tips to help you choose the right baby stroller.

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Stem Cells Could Deliver Gene Therapy for Angelman Syndrome

Researchers in the United States have shared preliminary findings of two studies that could lead to a stem cell gene therapy for Angelman Syndrome. The findings were recently revealed at the 2018 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting held in San Diego, California.

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First Month Survival Tips for New Dad

Bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital is exciting, terrifying, daunting, wild, busy, crazy and everything else. It’s a whole new experience that you’re unlikely to be prepared for – even if this isn’t your first (every baby’s different). We’re going to share our top tips for new dads to help you make the most of this special time.

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Japanese Researchers Transplant Stem Cells into Brain to Treat Parkinson’s

A team of Japanese researchers recently announced that they have successfully transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient with Parkinson’s disease. It is the first stage of a trial testing the ability of induced Pluripotent Stem cells (iPSCs) to treat Parkinson’s. The trial is being performed by researchers from the Kyoto University in Japan.

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6 Tips to Eating Healthy While Breastfeeding


Many moms will make a conscious effort to breastfeed their child after birth. It's not for everyone, as some new moms will find breastfeeding impossible (or simply prefer not to) and some babies don't agree with breast milk. However, if this is something you want to do, here are 6 of our top tips for eating healthy while breastfeeding.

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