Umbilical cord tissue a leap on next level of the cellular therapies

Umbilical cord belongs to fetal annexes together with placenta, amniotic membrane and amniotic liquid. Traditionally umbilical cord was considered medical waste, with no scientific value and therefore being incinerated after birth. But at the beginning of ’90s all these have changed. Umbilical cord since then become subject of investigation for many researchers, as a rich…
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10 Aspects to consider about umbilical cord blood banking

10 aspects to consider about umbilical cord blood banking represents a summary of the most important aspects associated with storage and usage of blood forming stem cells. Future parents should make the decision to harvest and store the umbilical cord blood only after a careful and accurate prior informing and not because it is a…
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Encouraging start for cord blood therapy in autism spectrum disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is one of the diseases for which many advances in early diagnosis and behavioral therapies have been done in the last years. But still, researchers is trying to find a more effective therapy. Infusion of cord blood stem cells is an innovation therapeutic approach for autism spectrum disorder.  According to current hypothesis therapeutic…
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Let’s understand cord blood stem cells banking

Umbilical cord blood stem cells banking represent all the processes related with the harvesting, transporting, testing, processing and storing of a blood forming stem cells unit, ready to be used for transplant. Umbilical cord blood represents the blood left in the umbilical cord and placenta after the baby is born. The collection is recommended to be…
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