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2014-03-31 08:30:29

Company Generates Record Cash Flow from Operations of $500,000, up 509% LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2013. Full Year Ended December 31, 2013 Highlights -- Recurring revenues increased approximately 14% to $3.05 million for the year ended 2013, which represents 51% of total revenue. --...

2014-03-27 08:35:22

25% of all the stem cell units released for use by CBR have been collected under their free access initiative SAN BRUNO, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem cells derived from cord blood are a treatment option for families affected by certain types of cancer, immune system disorders, and genetic diseases. Yet, the overwhelming majority of families are not storing cord blood for family use or donating to a public bank due to a lack of awareness regarding the medical...

2014-03-24 12:29:54

Americord's Quality Guarantee Remains the Highest in the Industry, Topping Cord Blood Stem Cell Banks ViaCord and CBR NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, less than two years after Americord implemented the highest ever quality guarantee in the cord blood banking industry at $80,000, the company has announced that it is increasing its guarantee to $90,000. Like other leading cord blood banks, Americord offers a quality guarantee to provide financial assistance to clients...

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 "We are pleased that CBR has withdrawn its opposition to Americord's use of the trademark...

2014-02-20 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...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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