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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