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.
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.
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.
Welcome to part two of our four part series on cystic fibrosis. This series has been created to coincide with Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, which is held each May. In this article, we will be sharing the common causes of cystic fibrosis to help you learn more about this condition.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, where we celebrate the achievements of people with Down Syndrome. This annual event is also used to raise funds for Down Syndrome research and to share information to raise awareness about the condition with the general public.
Hundreds of events are held around the world to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month including fundraising events, the Buddy Walk®, awareness seminars, and meet-ups for the carers of people with Down Syndrome.
If you’re suffering from early warning signs of Multiple Sclerosis, then it’s vital you don’t ignore them. Capable of causing significant damage to the body, this disease is best dealt with when you get early treatment. But what are the warning signs of Multiple Sclerosis you should be looking out for?
October signals the beginning of the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month for women internationally – and we’re taking a look at why it’s so important that ladies all over the world should be participating.
The medical use of stem cells stretches back to the 1950s. That was when scientists discovered that bone marrow stem cells could be safely transplanted. The hematopoietic stem (HSC) and progenitor (HPC) cells found in bone marrow can regenerate the body’s capacity to create healthy blood cells.
Despite improvements in medical technology, cancer remains one of the most common causes of death among children. Cancer Research UK estimates that there are almost 1,700 new cases of cancer among children each year in the UK and more than 250 deaths annually.
The human eye is one of the most important yet complicated parts of the body. Eye care is one of the greatest public health challenges in the 21st century. More than thirty nine million people worldwide suffer from blindness; more than half of these individuals are blind due to cataract. Unfortunately, most of these people would not have been blinded if they were able to receive the proper surgery needed to remove cataracts from the eye. Many of these people live in a part of the world where nutrition is limited. Due to the lack of nutrients, these people are at a higher risk of developing cataracts but lower chances of having proper access to eye care.