Monthly Archives: November 2017

Stem cell harvesting at birth

Stem cell harvesting at birth is a simple, noninvasive, painless medical procedure lasting between 30 seconds and 2-3 minutes. After the birth, the umbilical cord is pulsating for a few minutes (usually between 3-5 minutes). When the last pulsation stops the umbilical cord is clamped and cut off from the newborn. In the blood vessels…
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Stem cell therapy brings good news for patients with heart failure

Patients with heart failure may benefit of the emerging stem cell therapy according to the recently published results of the RIMECARD Trial. Improvements in the heart's pumping ability of the patients, in their capacity to perform the normal daily activities and in general, in the quality of their life. These were the main outcomes observed…
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Stem cell therapy a new approach for intractable epileptic seizures

1. Stem cell therapy, why is necessary a new treatment in epilepsy? Existing anti-epileptic drugs (AED) have limited efficiency in approximately 30 % of patients, experiencing intractable epileptic seizures, so called drug-resistant epilepsy. Stem cell therapy may be a safe and promising new therapeutic approach for these patients, according to the results of a recently…
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