Archive | March, 2010

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Cord Blood Transplants For Tay-Sachs Disease

An unrelated umbilical cord blood transplant is basically a variation of the standard bone marrow transplant. The advantage of an umbilical cord transplant is it is far easier to match to a patient. Bone marrow transplants need nearly exact matches to prevent significant graph versus host rejection. The two hospitals best known for cord blood [...]

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Foundation Donates $10M To Umbilical Stem Cell Research at Duke

The foundation established by Julian Robertson has donated $10.2 million dollars to the Duke University in North Carolina for their progressing study about treating children suffering from cerebral palsy with the help of umbilical cord stem cells. The Robertson Foundation grant was recently revealed in a press release and announcement by Duke University. The announcement [...]

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How Stem Cells Could Revolutionize Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a thriving industry not just in America, but across the globe. According to a recent study published in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), cosmetic surgery procedures are predicted to exceed 55 million annually by the year 2015. However, it is often forgotten that a significant [...]

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New Stem Cell Research Facility At UC Davis

A brand new facility, the $62 million UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures, which is supported by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, officially opened on March 10, at the Sacramento campus. The new building is the first of many major, CIRM-supported laboratories to open. California’s stem cell agency provided most of the funding for [...]

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Shaquille O’Neal Joins “Be The Match” Campaign

For the “Do Something Big” campaign, Shaquille O’Neal will ask Americans to “Be the one to save a life.” Three public service announcements will start airing on television and the Internet starting this month. “There’s nothing bigger than life – not when someone you love is fighting to live,” O’Neal said. “That’s why I’m letting [...]

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Green Tea In Diet Improves Endocrine Stem Cell Line

Green tea has been reported to possess antioxidant, antitumorigenic, and antibacterial qualities that regulate the endocrine system. Previous epidemiological studies found that the bone mineral density (BMD) of postmenopausal women with a habit of tea drinking was higher than that of women without habitual tea consumption. However, the effects of green tea catechins on osteogenic [...]

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Where to Donate Cord Blood In California

The list below shows hospitals in California that actively collect cord blood for public cord blood banks that are part of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) Network of banks. Long Beach Memorial Center Long Beach, CA StemCyte International Cord Blood Center White Memorial Medical Center Los Angeles, CA StemCyte International Cord Blood Center [...]

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