Are you expecting a new baby and looking into the possibility of saving the cord blood? Here are some of the most common misconceptions about cord blood banking that every expectant parents need to know.
This month we're taking part in Cataract Awareness Month with a series of blog posts to help raise awareness for cataracts, especially in children. As part of this series, this blog is going to look at the simple ways you can help prevent cataracts.
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are a powerful form of stem cell capable of differentiating into any other type of cell. It is the stem cell technology at the forefront of the field of regenerative medicine, where researchers repair or replace tissue in the human body using stem cells.
The first trimester of pregnancy sees a rapid amount of growth as your baby starts to take on a more recognisable form. It’s at this stage you’re likely to experience your first ultrasound and get to see your baby for the first time. This article is going to take a closer look at how your baby continues to develop during the second trimester of pregnancy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.