Video: Cord Blood Helps Treat Chloe Levine's Cerebral Palsy

Video: Cord Blood Helps Treat Chloe Levine's Cerebral Palsy

  • By Benjamin Greene
  • Posted 4/27/2017 7:00:32 AM

Watch this story of how Jenny and Ryan Levine saw a dramatic turnaround in their daughter, Chloe’s, cerebral palsy after being infused with her own cord blood stem cells. The treatment of cerebral palsy using cord blood is still being investigated worldwide.


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In the News: Protein in Cord Blood Reverses Signs of Ageing in Mice

In the News: Protein in Cord Blood Reverses Signs of Ageing in Mice

  • By Benjamin Greene
  • Posted 4/24/2017 9:03:10 AM

You may have seen stories from the National Public Radio (NPR) and the L.A. Times being shared via social media on how umbilical cord blood reversed the symptoms of ageing in mice, but let us explain why this isn't, as of now, directly related to cord blood banking.


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CNN: Cord Blood Stem Cells Offer Hope for Autism

CNN: Cord Blood Stem Cells Offer Hope for Autism

  • By Benjamin Greene
  • Posted 4/6/2017 4:09:01 PM

Duke University has just now officially released the findings from its preliminary, phase I study on the safety of treating autistic children with an intravenous infusion of their own umbilical cord blood stem cells. Following this news, CNN posted a video of one family that took part in this clinical trial and saw encouraging outcomes in their young daughter.


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When Childbirth Cost $100

When Childbirth Cost $100

  • By Benjamin Greene
  • Posted 4/5/2017 4:47:27 PM

The cost of childbirth varies greatly depending on location, any complications that occur, and whether its a normal delivery or a cesarean section, but today, the average expectant couple can anticipate the doctor and hospital's charges on their insurance statements to be anywhere between $5,000 and $20,000. Comparing this to the cost of giving birth more than half of a century ago, and many may wish they were born in a different era:


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