Cord Blood Banking Options

Public banking vs. Private banking Many public banking proponents believe that the greater good to society is to donate your baby’s cord blood stem cells to a public bank for use by someone who may need it, since the likelihood of your baby needing it...
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Donating Cord Blood

Why Donate the Umbilical Cord Blood The umbilical cord is commonly known as the birth cord or the funiculus umbilicalis. This cord connects the developing embryo to the placenta. It is the umbilical cord, which supplies oxygen, nutrient-rich blood to the fetus from the placenta....
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Cord Blood Banking Costs

Cord Blood Banking Costs, Info, and Facts   Sometime when a mother is expecting a baby, the umbilical cord blood acts as the life support system between mother and baby. Using a cord blood is vital because after the umbilical cord is removed after the...
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Stem Cells Pros and Cons

The excitement about stem cell research is primarily due to the medical benefits in areas of regenerative medicine and therapeutic cloning. Stem cells provide huge potential for finding treatments and cures to a vast array of diseases including different cancers, diabetes, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s, MS, Huntington’s,...
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Clinical Research

Heart disease is one of the deadliest killers in the world to date. Congestive heart failure, a condition found secondary to many major cardiac diseases, possesses its own high mortality rate. Fifty percent of those diagnosed with congestive heart failure will die within the five...
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