TITLE

Stem Cells On My Mind

AUTHOR(S)
Fee, Robert
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Bioscience Technology;Jun2011, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
61762883

 

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