You’ve heard about storing the stem cells from umbilical cord blood, but what is cord tissue banking? It’s a way to preserve a resource with enormous potential.
Understanding how the umbilical cord is developed can help put in perspective why it’s such a suitable source for valuable young stem cells.
November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Among americans, Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death. Today, one in three adults over the age of 65 will die from Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia. Currently, more than 5 million Americans have the disease. Without significant medical breakthroughs, the disease could affect as many as 16 million people by… Read More »November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Like cord blood banking, umbilical cord tissue can be collected at the time of birth in a way that is completely safe for mother and child. Cord tissue is a rich source of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs). These MSCs differ from those obtained from cord blood, but they are just as valuable. High Reward of Banking Privately Banking your baby’s… Read More »3 Reasons to Bank Cord Tissue