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Umbilical Cord Stem Cells - Encouraging Research news

Postby sophie » 19 Jan 2010 12:47

Article here:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8462488.stm

If you know anyone expecting a baby soon - please do inform them about the possibility of donating the umbilical cord blood - which also contains stem cells that can be used for transplants.


Further info here:

2008 Times article - also mentioning work by Prof Mufti's team at King's College Hospital
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article4442460.ece

How to donate:
http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/cordblood/cordblood/uses/

Please forward the information.


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Re: Umbilical Cord Stem Cells - Encouraging Research news

Postby sophie » 24 Feb 2010 10:44

Another recent article about a leukaemia patient who received a stem cells from an umbilical cord blood.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8485106.stm

Please forward to all expecting Mum's out there.

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Re: Umbilical Cord Stem Cells - Encouraging Research news

Postby sophie » 24 Feb 2010 10:44

Another recent article about a leukaemia patient who received a stem cells from an umbilical cord blood.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8485106.stm

Please forward to all expecting Mum's out there.

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