New application of umbilical cord blood


For the first time in the world, hematopoietic stem cells of the umbilical cord blood were used in 1988 to treat Fanconi anemia. Since then, umbilical cord blood is widely used as an alternative to bone marrow source for hematopoietic stem cells...
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Umbilical cord blood could ease symptoms of autism


A study observed the children over six and 12 months following the blood infusion.

Cells from umbilical cord blood have been tested as a method of treating autistic children and easing their symptoms, according to a recent study by researchers...

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A new clinical trial of the treatment of keratitis starts in Ukraine

Keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea, which, despite available treatments, often gets complicated by ulceration of the eye, development of cataract, reduction of  vision.
Aimed at increase the effectiveness of treatment of keratitis of various etiology the scientists of the Institute of Cell Therapy (Kiev),...
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