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2014-03-19 23:23:12

In a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, a group of researchers reported to have discovered what appears to be an easy way to collect large quantities of viable stem cells that can be banked for future regenerative medicine purposes – all from the simple prick of a finger. Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 In a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, a group of researchers have discovered what appears to be an easy way to collect large...

2014-03-17 12:27:21

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that it has successfully resolved a trademark case brought by rival cord blood bank Cord Blood Registry (or CBR Systems Inc). In the case, which was brought before the Trademark Trial And Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office last year, CBR opposed Americord Registry's use of the trademark CordAdvantage. "We are pleased that CBR has withdrawn its opposition to Americord's use of the trademark...

2014-03-07 23:00:53

Dr. Vincent Giampapa of the CellHealth™ Institute unveils MyStemBank: a revolutionary type of adult stem cell collection and storage process. CHI’s new program explores the role of adult stem cells in defending the body against illness and for future use in preventative health and disease treatment. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Dr. Vincent Giampapa, Co-founder and Chief Medical Offer of CellHealthTM Institute (CHI), will appear as a guest on A Healthy You and Carol Alt March 8th and 9th at...

2014-02-26 08:29:53

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) announces that the company's abstract submission titled Prevalence of Diseases and Conditions Amenable to Stem Cell Transplant or Infusion Among Families Storing Newborn Stem Cells at a Large Private Cord Blood Bank has been accepted for poster presentation at the combined annual meetings of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and the American Society of Blood and...

2014-02-25 08:30:28

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyCord, a subsidiary of California Cryobank, now provides direct cord blood and cord tissue services to Venezuelan families and has assumed management of clients of Cordon de Vida, one of Venezuela's largest cord blood banks. FamilyCord has already been processing and storing Cordon de Vida's cord blood units at their state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles, California. "We have developed a wonderful working relationship with the...

2014-02-20 23:00:18

MarketReportsOnline.com offers "India Cord Blood Stem Cell Banking Market" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Cord Blood Stem Cell Banking has emerged as new opportunity of healthcare services provider in Indian market. The market is still in nascent stage of development and valued around US$ 60 Million in 2013 and further expected to surpass US$ 400 Million by 2018. The current cord blood stem cell preservation level for new born baby is below...

2014-02-17 08:26:55

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on February 25, 2014 HONG KONG, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) (the "Company") today announced its plan to release financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal year 2014 on Monday, February 24, 2014, after the markets close in the U.S. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 to discuss its financial performance and give a...

2014-02-12 12:30:25

As Stem Cells from the Umbilical Cord and Placenta Tissue Become More Important, Americord Attracts A New Set of Savvy Customers NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the scientific community moves forward with ever more therapeutic uses for hematopoietic stem cells and pursues revolutionary medical possibilities for mesenchymal stem cells, expectant parents are increasingly understanding the value of preserving stem cells from not only the cord blood, but also the cord tissue...

2014-02-10 08:28:04

DUBLIN, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vsrgks/cord_blood ) has announced the addition of the "Cord Blood Banking Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Stem cells are capable of producing all the three types of blood cells produced in human body i.e. red blood cells, platelets and...

2014-02-05 08:30:18

SAN BRUNO, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) and The Institute for Transfusion Medicine(SM) (ITxM(SM)) announce the launch of a multi-year initiative to provide education and guidance to expectant parents regarding options for cord blood banking and donation. The campaign will support efforts by health care professionals to inform families as to the distinction between the private and public banking systems and also supply...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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