Cooking during the winter can sometimes lose its appeal, especially on a weeknight when all you want to do is sit down for five minutes with a glass of wine. So what easy to cook recipes can you rustle up that are not only healthy but are simple to make?
Blood disorders are diseases that affect one of the components of blood — red blood cells (which carry oxygen), white blood cells (which fight infections), or platelets (which help the blood clot). Some blood disorders can also affect the liquid portion of blood, called plasma.
We’re not perfect, none of us are. But whether that’s because of character traits or genetic ones is entirely out of our control. Genetic disorders can be incredibly serious, and whilst many living with genetic disorders go on to live a full and rich life, it’s still important to identify these conditions as early as possible so they can be treated correctly. Here's a basic guide about Trisomy test and how it works for pregnant women.
A recent study published in Annals of Hematology has reported that allogenic cord blood stem cell transplants are effective at treating relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). This important discovery confirms to doctors that allogenic transplants are a viable treatment option for patients with B-cell lymphoma.
Whether you’re out and about or going to sleep, you need to ensure that you’re helping your baby stay warm. However, keeping them warm whilst not overheating can sometimes be more difficult than you realise. So how do you keep your newborn warm during those cold winter nights?
The immune system plays a critical role in the human body, helping to protect the body from infectious organisms and other foreign invaders. It relies on a complex system of cells and proteins which prevent infections and diseases from causing damage.
This month, we’re providing a deeper understanding about birth defects through a series of blog posts that look into the different types, the causes, and preventative measures. This article is going to look at what types of treatment are available for different types of birth defects.
A new research paper published in the journal Stem Cells describes how a team of scientists has developed a potential new treatment for brittle bones using stem cells. The study, called “Engraftment of skeletal progenitor cells by bone directed transplantation improves osteogenesis imperfecta murine bone phenotype” could lead to a cure for osteogenesis imperfecta and several other degenerative bone diseases.
Whether it’s winter or summer, your baby’s skin is very delicate and requires special care to prevent chapping and rashes. Not only does this keep your newborn happy, but it also means you don’t have to deal with the stress of an unhappy baby. So what should you be doing when taking care of your newborn’s skin during the cold weather?
Scientists have made some incredible breakthroughs in the field of stem cell research in the past few decades. These breakthroughs have resulted in stem cells being used to treat more than 80 different diseases, including many forms of cancer, immune system disorders, metabolic disorders, and blood disorders.
Birth defects are incredibly common and there are more than 4,000 different types, ranging from minor ones to those that are more serious and can affect the life of your child. Many are treatable whereas others can be dangerous.
Birth defects can be caused by a number of different factors. This blog post series is going to look at the causes of birth defects and how they can be treated and so in this article we’re going to look at some of the most common types of birth defects.
Ali Mercy was only 8 years-of-age when diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia (ALL), a potentially life-threatening form of cancer. After many months of treatment, doctors informed his father Abrahim that a stem cell transplant would be required for Ali’s survival.
In the depths of winter, it’s important that your newborn is dressed properly. It can be a difficult balance to strike sometimes; you want them to be warm and cosy without overheating. So how do you dress your newborn to ensure they’re comfortable during the cold weather?
According to figures from the World Health Organisation, up to one billion people currently suffer from a neurological disorder of some type. This is approximately 1 in 6 of the world’s population. The WHO also reports that as many as 6.8 million people die due to a neurological condition each year.
Neurological disorders include a range of diseases and injuries that that affect the brain, spine, and nerves that connect them. Medical researchers have identified more than 600 different neurological disorders ranging from common conditions like stroke, Parkinson’s disease and brain tumours through to less common ailments like frontotemporal dementia.
Every new mum wants a healthy newborn baby, but unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Birth defects are incredibly common, and many are also treatable, but some can have a big impact on the health of both mum and baby. This month is Birth Defects Prevention Month and we are sharing a series of blog posts where we’re going to take a closer look at birth defects, what causes them, how they can be prevented and how they can be treated. This article is going to examine what causes them to help you and baby stay as safe as possible.
There are a number of causes of birth defects, and unfortunately not all of them are preventable, but by having a better understanding about what the causes are, preventative measures can be taken.
As a parent, all we want is to raise healthy, confident and happy children. There is so much advice available to parents on how to raise children and how to be better parents. Here are just a few ways to be a better parent that you may want to start working on as part of your New Year’s resolution!