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How Stem Cell Science Saved One Woman’s Feet from Stiletto Disaster

Deborah Calmeyer has always loved fashion, with a particular fondness for high heels.  She would buy six-inch Louboutins in every colour and loved wearing them.

Unfortunately, several years ago her high heels caused her to fall while visiting a Manhattan restaurant. After going to the hospital, x-rays revealed a bone chip on Deborah’s toe. To her relief, the doctors said this wasn’t a major injury and she would recover with physical therapy treatments.

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Summer Style Tips for Pregnant Women

Managing your summer style whilst pregnant sounds easy but can be really tricky, especially when all you want to do is strip down and walk around naked. Considering this isn't an option in public, this article is going to look at our top summer style tips for pregnant women.

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Using Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Welcome to part 4 in our series on cystic fibrosis. This series has been published to help promote Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, which is held each May. In this article, we’ll explain how cord blood stem cells may be used to treat cystic fibrosis and share some recent research findings.

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Keep Your Baby Comfortable During Summer Months

One of the greatest risks to your child in the summer months are the very hot days the season can bring.  A baby can experience heat exhaustion very quickly because they have limited capacity to deal with the heat. Here are some simple tips to keep your baby comfortable during the summer season.

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Young Boy with Autism Speaks First Full Sentence After Stem Cell Treatment

A stem cell trial recently performed by doctors in Miami saw a child with autism speak his first full sentence within hours of receiving it. The stem cell treatment was given to an 11-year-old British boy named Danny Bullen, with the dramatic improvement occurring within just a few hours.

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8 Things Pregnant Mums Should Avoid During Summer

As your stomach grows, there are going to be a number of things that are not as easy as they once were. Things like walking long distances, picking up something that’s been dropped or being on your feet all day. But as well as things you can’t do, there are a number of things that you shouldn’t do that are more of a health risk for both you and baby. Whilst everyone will be keen to make the most of the summer and be involved in summer activities, here are 8 activities you should definitely avoid if you are pregnant.

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What are the Common Signs & Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis?

Welcome to part three in our four part series on cystic fibrosis, which is being published to coincide with Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. In this article we’ll be sharing some information about the common signs and symptoms of cystic fibrosis.

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6 Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Well On Summer Nights

One of the biggest challenges for parents with a new baby is how to get them sleeping comfortably during warm summer nights.  Heat and discomfort are the primary ways in which your baby’s sleep may be interrupted, but some other aspects may contribute during the summer months.

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Cord Blood as a Biomarker to Identify Infants at Risk of Cerebral Palsy

A team of researchers from the University of Illinois have discovered that preterm babies who are born without a blood cell protein called haptoglobin have a higher chance of brain bleeding and cerebral palsy. The findings could lead to the creation of early stage tests that help doctors take preventative action far earlier than normal, saving the lives of many preterm babies.

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Sleep Tips for Pregnant Women during Hot Summer Nights

Pregnancy affects everyone differently. So when it comes to how you're affected by the hot summer nights, a lucky few will be able to sleep throughout the night without disruption. Others, however, won't be so lucky. Our top tips for pregnant women will help you to sleep better and cope during the heat.

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