cord blood

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Noun1.cord blood - blood obtained from the umbilical cord at birth
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
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Right now, the most important thing is to prove that cord blood transplants are safe and effective,'' she said.
In February, 1-year-old Blayke LaRue of Oxnard, who suffered from a rare immune system disease, underwent a cord blood transplant thanks to an anonymous donation, says his grateful father, Scott LaRue.
The company attributes this increase in cord blood usage to the ever evolving research surrounding cord blood stem cells.
revealing insights into the changing industry dynamics of the Cord Blood industry.
Like donated bone marrow, stored cord blood may help people suffering from a variety of leukemias and other cancers, as well as inherited genetic diseases that affect the blood or immune system.
The Simonses will also spend $95 per year to store baby Laura's cord blood.
We were getting feedback that cost plays a large factor when expecting parents are making decisions about cord blood storage," says John Rizza, President of the New England Cryogenics Center, Inc.
Cord Blood Banking Industry" report to their offering.
Physicians could use a sibling's cord blood as a source of stem cells to treat leukemia, aplastic anemia or any other disease normally treated by marrow transplants, Auerbach says.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Patients with a medical condition that could be treated by a cord blood transplant may benefit from a new program offered by the U.
com/research/fqlmbx/capitalizing_on) has announced the addition of the "Capitalizing on Opportunities in Cord Blood Industry Growth (2013 Version)" report to their offering.
New Data Shows Increased Use of a Child's Own Cord Blood Stem Cells for Brain Injury and Type 1 Diabetes in Ongoing Clinical Studies