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2009-07-07 05:00:00

Published Data Reinforces Need for Better Cord Blood Education BROOKEVILLE, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expectant parents are poorly informed about cord blood banking, according to a study published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine. In fact, of the expectant mothers in the study who indicated they have some knowledge of cord blood banking, 74 percent considered themselves minimally informed. Yet, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences recommends...

2009-07-01 13:33:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite rapid advances using a child's own cord blood stem cells in regenerative therapies to repair damaged tissue due to injury or disease, most pregnant women today don't learn about the ability to save their newborn's cord blood. According to research published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 3 out of every 4 pregnant women consider themselves only "minimally informed." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090326/SF89756LOGO)...

2009-06-11 05:00:00

Continued Market Share Increase Combined with Significant Operating Efficiencies Lead to Jump in Earnings SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry (CBR), the global leader in the collection and preservation of newborn stem cells from umbilical cord blood, reported solid revenue growth in first quarter 2009, up nearly 20 percent compared to first quarter 2008. Earnings for the quarter showed even stronger gains due to increases in both volume and market share coupled...

2009-05-28 12:38:00

COVINA, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- StemCyte, Inc., a privately held cord blood bank and stem cell therapeutics company, recently released their 1,000th cord blood stem cell shipment for transplant. This marks another landmark in the company's rapid growth as one of the world's leading providers of quality, prescription cord blood stem cell product. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090528/NY23885LOGO ) StemCyte will announce this major milestone at the 7th Annual...

2009-04-09 04:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company (http://www.cordblood-america.com) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, said that its international partner, a.bourkas Co., United, Greece, has established a sales operation, and completed their first sale in Germany. "Europe is starting to look more closely at...

2009-03-27 04:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company (http://www.cordblood-america.com) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, said today it strongly supports the Family Cord Blood Banking Act introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation will provide tax incentives for the medical expenses for...

2009-01-22 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank is honored to announce that it has been accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy ("FACT"). CORD:USE is a leading public cord blood bank that specializes in the collection, processing, storage and distribution of donated cord blood. Cord blood has already been used for transplantation in more than 14,000 patients with over 70 life-threatening diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, thalassemia, and...


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