In an exciting new development, a second patient has been declared cured of HIV after receiving stem cell transplant. Doctors said that the patient, known as “The London Patient” had shown no trace of infection 30 months after he stopped traditional treatment.
As summer approaches and the daily temperatures increase, it’s vital that all mums-to-be, whether you’re in your first trimester or third, ensure they remain hydrated at all times to reduce risk and keep both mum and baby healthy. This article is going to look at 5 simple ways you can prevent dehydration.
Saving the cord blood for your newborn baby is pretty straight-forward but what if you’re having twins? The process of cord blood banking for twins is as easy as doing it for one baby. Here are the simple steps to remember when signing up to cord blood banking for your twins:
When it comes to managing your pregnancy, it’s easy to find a list of healthy habits you need to include in your daily routine, as well as a list of recommendations. But what habits should you be avoiding? Knowing what you can do is just as important as knowing what you can’t do and so this article is going to look at 5 habits every pregnant woman should avoid.
Whilst the summer season is usually one of the most favoured, the heat and humidity that comes with it can create big problems for those who are pregnant. Heatstroke and dehydration , mixed with the difficulties with moving during the third trimester can make the summer season a burden rather than a blessing. Here are some fun activities you can do that keep you out of the heat but don't leave you feeling bored.
Global biotechnology company Stabilitech, the sister company of Cells4Life, has joined the race to produce a vaccine for COVID-19. In a recent press release that the company will begin raising £6 million in funding to finance the next stage of research. Stabilitech will use the funds for clinical trials and the manufacturing of an oral COVID-19 vaccine.
Stem cell therapies have revolutionised the world of medicine, delivering dozens of new treatments for previously incurable conditions. Stem cells have also become a crucial part of the field of regenerative medicine, which has the potential to significantly improve the average human lifespan.
One of the greatest advantages of storing your child’s umbilical cord blood in a private cord blood bank is that it can be preserved for many years. This means your child or another family member can access this valuable and potentially life-saving medical resource long into the future.
But how long can cord blood be preserved? This article will answer this question and identify the main advantages of being able to store cord blood for long periods.
Although cystic fibrosis is a lifelong condition with no cure, it is still possible to live a full and happy life whilst managing the disease. Additionally, it is also still possible for those with cystic fibrosis to have a healthy pregnancy and this article is going to look at the relationship between cystic fibrosis and pregnancy in more depth.
Every parent hopes for a happy and healthy child, but there are unfortunate circumstances that cannot be controlled and cystic fibrosis comes into this category. As an inherited disease, it can be difficult to come to terms with your baby's condition. This article is going to be your go-to guide for cystic fibrosis in babies.
May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. In this article, we’ll explain how cord blood stem cells may be used to treat cystic fibrosis and share some recent research findings.
A European research team lead by Prof. Michael Sieweke has just made an exciting stem cell breakthrough. They have discovered that blood stem cells don’t just ensure the continuous production of blood cells, they also remember previous infectious encounters, which helps them provide a more rapid immune system response in the future.
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month is an international event designed to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and to share the stories of people who are battling this dangerous condition.
To commemorate this important event, we are sharing a four-part series which will focus on cystic fibrosis and how stem cells may be used to treat it. This article will share 10 facts about cystic fibrosis that everyone should know.
With kids getting an average of nine to 12 colds a year, it’s hard to escape those bugs that causes cold and flu. While it’s difficult to avoid colds and coughs, there are ways to protect your kids. The main thing you can do to help your kids is to boost your child’s immune system. Here are the top 5 immune system boosting foods for your kids.