Mesenchymal Stem Cells Used to Treat Man with Spinal Cord Injury

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Two months ago a man was paralyzed in a traffic accident in China. Now, after a groundbreaking stem cell implantation surgery, that man may one day walk again. This is the hope of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, who developed the regenerative nerve material used in the surgical procedure. During the four-hour surgery, […]

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Helpful Tips For Relieving Morning Sickness

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One of the roughest parts about having a baby that doesn’t garner the same attention that a big stomach does is the horror that can come from frequent morning sickness. Nothing is worse than waking up each morning feeling like garbage, especially when also trying to stay positive while massive changes are occurring to your […]

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5 Vital Questions To Ask At Your First Prenatal Visit

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To ensure that you and your baby will be safe throughout the birthing process, prenatal visits are both important and necessary. Typically taking place around the 8th week of pregnancy, your first prenatal visit will help your healthcare professional review your health history, detail a pregnancy plan and outline your estimated due date. To help […]

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6 Fascinating Birthing Customs from Around the World

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Close your eyes and put your finger anywhere on a world map. Now do it again. Those two countries are bound to have different customs, from birthing traditions all the way down to common delicacies. Diversity is what makes the world such a beautiful place, and embracing these differences opens us to new ways of life. Let’s […]

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Experimental MS Treatment Shows Promising Results

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A recently published study has revealed that those with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) tended to remain in a state of remission after receiving high-dose immunosuppressive therapy (HDIT) followed by a transplant of their own hematopoietic stem cells (HCT). Over the three years that the study took place, some patients even showed an improvement in neurological […]

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Toddler Lives After Life-Saving Cord Blood Transplant

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When Krystal Brinson realized her son could not walk at the age of 15 months old, she had a feeling something was wrong. She took her son, Maalik, to a local pediatrician, who recommended she take him to an Atlanta hospital for more tests. Maalik was diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening disorder known as […]

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6 Things to Know about Postpartum

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While giving birth can be a surreal and incredible experience, it can also be extremely overwhelming. This is especially true for first time mothers, which is why most women do massive amounts of research on the pregnancy and delivery process. From tips on what not to eat while pregnant to advice on what to pack […]

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“Pregnancy Brain”: Why It Happens and What to Do About It

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If you’re pregnant and have been feeling mentally foggy or forgetful, don’t worry. You are not alone. Many women experience varying levels of forgetfulness during the months prior to giving birth and sometimes even in the months afterwards. Although it can be frustrating, pregnancy-induced brain fog, also known as “pregnancy brain”, is completely normal. Here […]

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9 Important Medical Decisions to Make Before Your Baby Arrives

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When a baby is ready to enter the world, there is a lot of hustle and bustle involved. Everything happens at an expedited pace, and parents barely have time to process all that goes on, let alone make important medical decisions. Doctors are aware of this, and have a routine in place to make the […]

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Get $200 By Referring A Friend

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Cord blood banking has helped hundreds of parents provide their children with added protection from a wide variety of harmful diseases. At CorCell, we strive to make all parents aware of the many benefits that can come from saving your children’s cord blood. That is why we are happy to offer people $200 if they […]

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