Stem Cells On My Mind

Fee, Robert
June 2011
Bioscience Technology;Jun2011, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p7
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The article focuses on cord blood banking (CBB). The author and his wife who will soon have their first baby are studying the amount of research and the large cost associated with the process. According to PerkinElmer, one of the many companies that offer CBB, stem cells in a baby's umbilical cord can now be used to treat nearly 80 diseases. Researches show that stem cells may be used in treating bone fractures, battling against bulging waistlines, and reversing blindness.


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