Stem cells: did you know that there is a strong compatibility between siblings?

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 various medical fields. What also makes them very interesting is their greater histocompatibility, which means that this type of cell can often be used within […]

Salvador’s story: using stem cells to treat autism

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 condition. The procedure was carried out in August 2022, at Duke University Hospital, in the United States of America (USA), within the scope of the […]

Autism and umbilical cord stem cells

Many scientific studies are underway to find a possible cure for autism: the use of umbilical cord stem cells aims to the generation of new cells and tissues