Umbilical cord infection and neonatal death


The use of an antiseptic reduces umbilical cord infection and associated neonatal death. The use of a topical antiseptic to clean the umbilical cord in newborns and infants significantly reduces the risk of infection and neonatal mortality. More than 3 million children die each year worldwide, with infections causing approximately one third of all neonatal … Read more

Cord Blood Banking Pros and Cons


Freezing umbilical cord stem cells: Advantages and disadvantages Freezing umbilical cord stem cells have become a popular practice among parents, who are increasingly aware of the benefits of this procedure. Science has shown that conserving the stem cells found in the umbilical cord can make a big difference in the baby’s life in the future. … Read more

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Private Banks Of Umbilical Cord Stem Cells


The private centres that offer this service also have their pros and cons. Following are the points: Advantages of Private Banks of Umbilical Cord Stem Cells The possibilities of compatibility of the sample with relatives are greater than those of a public bank. Only those who contract the service can use the extracted sample. Disadvantages … Read more

Top 10 Stem Cell Companies in the World

The health sector has been growing at a rapid pace. Now the researchers have found the cure to diseases which were incurable once which include life threatening diseases like leukemia, lymphomas, Sickle cell anemia, immune deficiency disorders, Aplastic anemia, Thalassaemia. This all have been possible through stem cells. As the demand for the stem cells … Read more