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2013-11-01 23:00:51

Stem cells from AlphaCord labs are being used in vital clinical trials to treat autism, brain injuries, cerebral palsy and even juvenile diabetes. The company is celebrating this accomplishment by offering parents $495 umbilical cord blood processing during the month of November. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 AlphaCord, a private blood bank with over a decade of experience, reached an important milestone. Their laboratories recently released their 495th unit of umbilical cord...

2013-10-17 12:30:40

The placenta: an alternative source for mesenchymal stem cells NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Private umbilical cord blood and tissue banking leader, Americord, announced today that it has validated a revised process for the preservation of mesenchymal stem cells ("MSCs") from placenta tissue. The new method greatly improves the success rate for preserving viable MSCs from Placenta Tissue, a service first developed in 2012. MSCs are particularly valuable because of their...

2013-10-07 16:24:49

Company Uncovers Reports Of Unethical Marketing Practices Similar To Those Now Classified As Illegal In The Pharmaceutical Industry NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the U.S. Department of Justice announced in April that it was filing a civil false claims lawsuit against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. for alleged kickbacks paid by the company to health care providers; Americord's management exchanged knowing looks with one another. They are all too familiar with the...

2013-10-04 08:23:36

HONG KONG, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("CCBC" or the "Company"), China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced that the Company will hold its 2013 annual general meeting of shareholders at its Hong Kong office at 48/F, Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, at 9:00 p.m. Hong Kong Time on December 16, 2013 (8:00 a.m....

2013-09-26 16:26:39

ReportsnReports.com offers Complete 2013-14 U.S. Cord Blood Banking Industry Report on cord blood banking market - one of the fastest growing industries in the world DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is a 2100% increase in the companies involved in the cord blood banking industry in less than a ten-year period, globally. Within the United States, cord blood banks have appeared in nearly every state. Furthermore, the U.S. cord blood banking industry is the most...

2013-09-23 12:26:45

DISCOVERY TO BEGIN IN TRADEMARK OPPOSITION CASE BROUGHT BY CORD BLOOD REGISTRY AGAINST AMERICORD NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery is set to begin on September 25(th) in a trademark opposition case brought by Cord Blood Registry against rival private cord blood bank Americord. Americord has enjoyed a considerable jump in cord blood sales and market share during 2012, boasting year-over-year revenue growth of over 1,200%. In the case, which was brought before the...

2013-09-03 23:18:35

Following the three day Labor Day weekend, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy, eligible donors to make appointments to donate blood and platelets to replenish the blood supply. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Following the three day Labor Day weekend, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy, eligible donors to make appointments to donate blood and platelets to replenish the blood supply. 3 day holiday weekends typically see an...

2013-09-03 12:27:01

TORONTO, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, home to one of the largest high risk birthing centres and neonatal intensive care units in Canada, and Insception Lifebank Cord Blood Program, Canada's largest and most experienced cord blood program, announced today a partnership to advance education and services to parents about banking cord blood. "We did a substantial amount of research prior to the decision, and concluded that the...

2013-08-20 12:26:16

$80,000 Quality Guarantee is the Highest in the Cord Blood Banking Industry NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more than one year after Americord announced the launch of its $80,000 quality guarantee, the company remains the only one in the cord blood banking industry to offer parents this level of financial protection. Its closest competitors, all of which charge parents-to-be significantly higher fees for cord blood banking, offer parents-to-be significantly lower...

2013-08-15 23:26:53

Cryobanks International India entered into an agreement with Biosafe S. A., Switzerland the industry leader providing an extremely stable platform for processing cord blood utilizing a closed-system technology named SEPAX®. Gurgaon, Haryana (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Cryobanks International India, a leader in umbilical cord blood stem cell banking In India, has entered into an agreement with Biosafe S. A., Switzerland, which is the industry leader providing an extremely stable platform...