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Using Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Heart & Vascular Diseases

A recent survey from the World Health Organisation found that Ischaemic heart disease and stroke remain the world’s biggest killers, causing an estimated 15.2 million deaths in 2016.  These two diseases have now been the world’s leading cause of death for more than 15 years.

Both heart disease and stroke fall under the category of heart and vascular diseases.  This category also includes conditions like high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, heart arrhythmia, coronary artery disease, and peripheral artery disease.

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Newborn Baby Skin Care Tips for First Time Mums

Your newborn baby’s skin is super soft and free of all the marks and irritation of life. Although it’s an uncontrollable urge to nuzzle and stroke their skin, this alone won’t be enough to keep it in good condition. Due to its delicate nature, there are a variety of newborn baby skin care tips that you need to know about in order to keep your baby soft and rash free.

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Reproducing Paediatric Kidney Disease Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

In a world first, Japanese researchers have successfully used stem cells to produce kidney cells containing a congenital defect that causes paediatric kidney disease. They will now be able to analyse these cells in new ways and hopefully come up with a cure for the condition.

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Newborn Feeding: 10 Essential Tips on Bottle-Feeding for New Mums

Although many mums will insist on breastfeeding their baby, it’s not always the best option. There is a high number of new mums that struggle to breastfeed successfully, or prefer to bottle feed for other reasons. Whatever you decide, this article is going to provide you with 10 top tips for newborn feeding with a bottle.

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Using Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Blood Disorders

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.

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8 Tips for Baby’s First Christmas

Whether your baby’s arrival was at the start of the year and they’re already approaching their first birthday, or you have a little wriggly newborn, it’s baby’s first Christmas! That’s bound to tug at many heartstrings and you’ll want it to be perfect, so here’s our top tips for baby’s first Christmas.

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Scientists Grow Beating Human Heart Tissue from Stem Cells

A group of scientists from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany have managed to create beating heart tissue from human stem cells. This important breakthrough will help researchers learn more about conditions that affect the heart and will make drug testing much easier.

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7 Useful Tips to Choose the Right Baby Stroller for New Parents

When choosing a baby stroller for the first time, you’re likely to find that there’s an overwhelming amount of choice out there. How do you know which one is right for you? This article has put together 7 top tips to help you choose the right baby stroller.

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Using Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Autoimmune Diseases

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.

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6 Tips to Create Lasting Christmas Traditions for Kids

Most of us have fond lasting memories of Christmases past. Times spent building up the excitement, wondering if Father Christmas will bring us our dream gifts, the tree, the treats and going to bed clutching our new favourite toy. Everyone wants their own kids to build those same lasting Christmas traditions and memories. Here’s how we like to create ours.

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