The following links and excerpts are from partner providers and verified resources, such as the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, and National Institute of Health.
"As a mom and doula, find out why I REGRET not banking my children's cord blood and how if I did, it could have changed our lives."
"An increasingly broad range of disorders, however, are reflected in ongoing registered trials, which suggests greater activity, interest, and investment in UCB-derived cellular therapy."
"Human umbilical cord stem cells are -in contrast to embryonic and fetal stem cells- ethically noncontroversial, inexpensive and readily available source of cells."
"Stem cells are thought to have great therapeutic and biotechnological potential. This will not only to replace damaged or dysfunctional cells, but also rescue them and/or deliver therapeutic proteins after they have been engineered to do so."
"My prognosis is great. I'm in remission. [Umbilical cord blood] Stem cells put me in remission."
"Stem cells (SC) from umbilical cord blood (UCB) are now a new reliable alternative to treat different blood diseases, if the samples are frozen at the moment of birth. Human umbilical cord blood, with its real abundance, simple collection procedure and no serious ethical dilemmas, represents a valuable alternative to the use of other stem cell sources."
"Children [with cerebral palsy] who received one intravenous dose of at least 25 million stem cells per kilogram of their body weight saw improvements in motor function a year later."
"Stem cells from cord blood “re-educated” the immune system T cells of people with type 1 diabetes so their pancreas started producing insulin again."
“The results demonstrated that human umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells significantly prevented hair regression induced by dexamethasone topical stimulation in vivo.”
Patients who received cord blood stem cells in a clinical study demonstrated significant improvement in the heart’s ability to pump blood.
Examining a case study of stem cells in a 25-year-old Caucasian American woman, researchers find that within 3 months, she reports a significant reduction in IBD symptoms and an eventual full reversal.
Examining a case study of utilizing stem cells to treat sports injuries, including an endorsement of cord blood banking with Gold Coast Doulas.