Stem cells are undifferentiated cells capable of generating the different cell types that make up the adult individual. Due to their differentiation capacities, stem cells are of great interest in
Salvador, a five-year-old Portuguese boy who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, recently underwent treatment using stem cells from his own umbilical cord blood with the aim of improving his
A 53-year-old man in Düsseldorf, Germany, has been declared cured of HIV by doctors after a blood stem cell transplant to treat leukaemia – the third case of this kind. The man has no signs of
«Stem cell research is the key to developing cures for degenerative conditions like Parkinson’s and motor neuron disease from which I and many others suffer.» - Stephen Hawking
"You never know what might happen to your family tomorrow or maybe in 10 years and when you may need these cells"
In honour of the world day dedicated to cord blood (17 November): so that every day may be the day dedicated to this priceless resource
The combination of chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cells to restore the immune system in the treatment of various diseases in childhood
Until a few years ago, the umbilical cord was discarded after the birth of the child. Today, families can choose to bank it, thus preserving a very precious resource for