Stem Cell Study Offers Hope

parents_cordbloodCord Blood banking has evolved greatly, especially since Nurtured first opened. Now, more than ever we hear questions and conversation arise in cord blood banking being a part of birth planning.

Our Cord Blood Education workshop here in Halifax with Insception Lifebank has shared a wealth of knowledge with expectant parents regarding clinical trials and treatments as well as emerging research. This article shares big news in their field.

Early Clinical Research Reports Positive Results in Autism Trial

(Link – http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/05/health/autism-cord-blood-stem-cells-duke-study/)

Read about the phase 1 study at Duke University that assessed 25 children with autism spectrum disorder who received treatment with their own cord blood. More >>

What is cord blood and tissue?

  • Cord blood is the blood that remains in your baby’s umbilical cord and placenta
  • Cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and other important cells
  • Cord tissue is a small segment of the baby’s umbilical cord, which is a rich source of different stem cells not found in cord blood

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(Link – https://www.insception.com/why-bank-cord-blood?utm_source=referral&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=nf717)

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