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2014-02-03 12:26:56

New Cord Tissue Research, Aggressive Product Development and Lower Prices Make Cord Tissue Banking More Appealing NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Americord validated its proprietary method for harvesting and preserving mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) from placenta tissue late last year, it joined leaders in the global scientific community who are increasingly investing significant resources in what many researchers believe represents the future of stem cell-based...

2014-01-31 12:24:22

ReportsnReports.com adds Capitalizing on Opportunities in Cord Blood Industry Growth research report to its store. DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The cord blood banking industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. There were only 23 active cord blood banks as of 2005, and now there are 485 worldwide. Cord blood banks now exist within 98 different countries around the world. That is a 21-fold increase (2,100%) in the companies involved in the industry, in less...

2014-01-28 12:30:10

DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pgsn5d/complete_201314) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the U.S. Cord Blood Banking Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pgsn5d/complete_201314 ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The cord blood banking industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world....

2014-01-24 13:29:22

Investigators at Johns Hopkins report they have developed human induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) capable of repairing damaged retinal vascular tissue in mice. The stem cells, derived from human umbilical cord-blood and coaxed into an embryonic-like state, were grown without the conventional use of viruses, which can mutate genes and initiate cancers, according to the scientists. Their safer method of growing the cells has drawn increased support among scientists, they say, and paves the...

2014-01-16 08:27:48

Signals Potential of Newborn Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine for Common Disorders SAN BRUNO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®), the world's largest and most experienced newborn stem cell company, announces the start of a U.S. Food and Drug (FDA)-regulated study being conducted at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando to investigate the use of a child's stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood as a treatment for acquired...

2014-01-14 16:25:47

Americord announces over 2200% revenue growth outpacing rival cord blood banks CBR and ViaCord NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today its continued growth, supporting management's belief that it remains the fastest growing cord blood bank in the United States. 2013 proved to be another record year for Americord and the company is now moving more quickly than ever towards its goal of being the leading provider of cord blood and cord tissue banking services...

2014-01-07 23:00:10

Dr. Jason H. Collins investigates umbilical cord accidents’ role in stillborn deliveries. New Roads, La. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 After 30 years of obstetrical experience, Dr. Jason H. Collins realized that a study of umbilical cord accidents (UCA) was needed. According to studies by the National Institutes of Health, UCAs constitutes 10-15% of stillbirths. Most unborn babies lost to UCA were normal, making their deaths needless and possibly preventable, as unexpected as they were. With...

2014-01-06 08:25:38

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced it has achieved AABB accreditation for cell therapy activity associated with cord blood processing, storage and distribution. "As we embark on the new year of 2014, I cannot think of a better way to validate our operations and jump start our efforts this year than to state publicly that we have earned our AABB...


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