A preliminary study recently published in JAMA shows that a hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) may be better at treating highly active relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis (MS) than traditional drug treatments. This study is the first to test the use of HSCT on this form of MS.
When it comes to the health and well-being of our unborn children, it’s safe to say that as mothers we would give our lives for our children and would do absolutely anything within our power to help ensure that our children are as fit, healthy, and well looked after as we possibly can. Pregnancy is a wild ride that lasts for an average of 9 months, and during that time there will almost certainly be a fair few ups and downs.
Umbilical cord tissue banking is a service we offer at Cells4Life in addition to cord blood banking. This involves collecting a piece of the umbilical cord at the time of birth, after the cord has been cut away and the cord blood is collected. Here’s a short article to help expectants learn more about cord tissue banking.
There’s a high number of toddlers who find it difficult to settle down at night and many who will still wakeup before morning. All toddlers are different and so many parents might not have to deal with these issues, but for those who do, it can be frustrating and exhausting for both you and your child. This article will look at 5 of the most common toddler sleep problems and some solutions on how to deal with them.
Researchers are using stem cells to develop treatments that can help patients regrow tissue in a field called regenerative medicine. One of the latest breakthroughs in this field has come from researchers in the United States who used stem cells to regrow heart muscle tissue after a heart attack. These findings may help patients recover from heart attacks more easily.
During pregnancy, every woman goes through an alarming amount of hormonal changes and for some, this can play havoc with their beauty regime. Learning to deal with those hormonal changes and the effect it has on your skin and body will be important.
Every pregnancy is different and that also means that every woman’s hormonal change will also be different, but what can you do to keep on top of it? This blog post is going to look at 7 essential beauty tips for pregnant women.
Did you just finished your research on the internet about cord blood banking and now would like to schedule an appointment with a specialist to learn more? Here are some of the most important questions that you need to ask the cord blood banking representative:
Many new parents decide to bed-share with their baby. This is very common and can make things easier when it comes to night-time feedings, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t without risk. This article is going to look at how you can ensure safe co-sleeping with your baby.
In a world-first, a group of researchers from UC San Francisco have managed to turn human stem cells into mature insulin-producing cells. This is a major breakthrough which could lead to a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Having a child growing inside you is one of life’s many wonders. Apart from the nausea and dizzy spells, the incessant use of the bathroom and steady weight gain, there are lots of other interesting facts about pregnancy you should know especially if you are a first-time mum-to-be: