Category: Clinical updates
Published on: 20th July 2020
Back in 2017, an initial study began to investigate whether infusions of cord blood can improve the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children. Following Phase I and Phase II trials, the results were revealed in the Journal of Pediatrics in June 2020.
Published on: 3rd July 2020
Gage, who was conceived by IVF, was born naturally after a full-term pregnancy. His parents chose to delay cord clamping, while taking the additional precaution of banking his cord blood stem cells after birth. However, at six months old, Gage’s mother, Renee, began to worry about his health after noticing some unusual behaviours. Gage’s crawl was asymmetric, he made repetitive movements, and he did not make eye contact.
Published on: 21st May 2020
A new clinical trial has been launched, investigating the potential treatment of Covid-19 symptoms with umbilical cord-derived MSCs (mesenchymal stem cells). The trial, which was given immediate authorization by the FDA, will take place on 24 Covid-19 patients.
Published on: 30th April 2020
Ozzy Osbourne is reportedly making an “amazing” recovery after receiving stem cell therapy in Panama for Parkinson’s disease. The legendary Black Sabbath front-man was diagnosed with the brain disorder in 2003, and recently delayed his 2020 North American tour so he could go for the experimental new treatment.
Published on: 30th March 2020
When Maxim and his twin sister were born seven years ago in Ukraine, their mother, Olga, had already made the decision to store their cord blood stem cells at birth. While both twins seemed healthy at first, it was only a few months before Maxim started eating and sleeping poorly.