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2014-04-22 23:13:31

(OTCQB:CCEL) Cryo-Cell International, Inc., the world’s first cord blood bank, announced today that parents are able to obtain better cord blood units for their babies through a new advanced processing technology. Cryo-Cell becomes the first nationwide private cord blood bank to license the new PrepaCyte CB technology from Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL). Oldsmar, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 New PrepaCyte® CB cord blood processing technology improves viable stem cell recovery and...

2014-04-18 11:24:08

The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers. Researchers from the Finnish Red Cross have discovered a new marker that is highly expressed in a type of stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood, which they describe in an article in BioResearch Open Access, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the BioResearch...

2014-04-17 10:32:57

Changing where a newborn baby is held before its umbilical cord is clamped could lead to improved uptake in hospitals of delayed cord clamping, leading to a decreased risk of iron deficiency in infancy, according to new results published in The Lancet. Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord until around two minutes after birth allows for blood to pass from the mother's placenta to the baby, and has previously been shown to reduce the risk of iron deficiency in infancy. However, current...

2014-04-16 23:16:24

In the United States one out of every three births is a cesarean section, a statistic that has risen dramatically since it was first measured in 1965. Doulas are recognized as an effective way to help mothers avoid births with interventions which can result in a surgical deliveries. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Praeclarus Press celebrates April as Cesarean Awareness Month, as promoted by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). With the national average of c-sections...

2014-04-14 16:25:26

Americord Raises Standards of Customer Service in Cord Blood Industry NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Banking leader Americord today published a bill of rights it believes every cord blood banking client should expect to receive from their cord blood bank. Encompassing information as well as service, the "Cord Blood Banking Bill of Rights" covers fundamental issues such as transparency and equitable pricing and ensures that clients who are storing their cord...

2014-04-14 04:20:35

Bank's donation brings Canadian Blood Services another step closer to meeting growing demand for stem cells in Canada OTTAWA, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - A life-saving national public stem cell bank will soon become a reality thanks to a generous $300,000 donation from CIBC. The donation will support Canadian Blood Services' Campaign For All Canadians, helping to raise funds towards the establishment of a national public cord blood bank in Canada. The demand for blood stem cells in...

2014-04-10 20:20:12

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) is proud to announce two "Golden Reels" and one "Silver Reel" Awards won at the 45(th) Media Communications Association-International (MCA-I) Media Festival. The videos were produced for the 50(th) anniversary of NYBC to showcase the center's advancement in science and role in the community. For more than 40 years, the MCA-I Media Festival has celebrated excellence in media communications. Internationally...

2014-04-08 23:24:27

ResearchMoz include new market research report "Capitalizing on Opportunities in Cord Blood Industry Growth: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. View full report at http://www.researchmoz.us/capitalizing-on-opportunities-in-cord-blood-industry-growth-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The cord blood banking industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. There were only 23 active...

2014-04-08 12:31:24

Funds Will Support the Advancement of Cutting Edge Stem Cell Research Worldwide NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today the launch of its corporate giving program, which will support research focused on the therapeutic uses of stem cells from umbilical cord blood, cord tissue and placenta tissue. In addition to ongoing and future clinical trials focused on a broad array of diseases, conditions, and injuries, Americord's corporate giving program may also fund...

2014-04-08 08:30:14

EYSINS, Switzerland, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosafe is proud to report that it has just received the official registration of its single use disposable kits with the Chinese FDA. Following earlier approval of the Company's Sepax cell processing machine, Biosafe is now primed to launch sales of its products in the People's Republic of China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140407/679480 ) Olivier Waridel, CEO of the Biosafe Group...


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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