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2012-02-24 20:00:00

GeneCell International Launches Educational Cord Blood Workshops for South Florida Expecting Parents Miami, FL. (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 GeneCell International, a cutting-edge South Florida provider in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, announced today it would commence monthly cord blood workshops to advance the education in the community. GeneCell International specializes in the collection, transport, processing and cryogenic storage of adult...

2012-02-23 00:00:00

Dr. Todd Flower, Director of Research and Laboratory Operations at GeneCell International, has been invited to speak at the Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School on career day to a group of students about the science behind adult stem cells. Miami, FL. (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Dr. Todd Flower, Director of Research and Laboratory Operations at GeneCell International, has been invited to speak at the Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School on career day to a group of students about the science behind adult...

2012-02-08 10:24:15

Cleansing a newborn's umbilical cord with chlorhexidine can reduce an infant's risk of infection and death during the first weeks of life by as much as 20 percent, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study, conducted in rural Bangladesh in partnership with ICDDR,B and a Bangladeshi NGO Shimantik and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Save the Children's Saving Newborn Lives program, is...

2012-01-26 09:41:57

Males at greater than twice the risk of language delay than females New research by Australian scientists reveals that males who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development compared to females. The research, published in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, focused on umbilical cord blood to explore the presence of testosterone when the language-related regions of a fetus' brain are undergoing a critical...


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