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  • December 7, 2023

    Stem Cells: A Gift for Life During the Holidays – Inspiring Stories of Hope and Healing Illuminate the Festive Season

    We highlight how stem cells have saved lives over the festive season. A time when everybody is joyous and filled with merriment; some people face devastating news that could have life-threatening outcomes. The motivational tales of these four stem cell success stories highlight individuals who have benefited from stem cell-based treatments.
  • October 9, 2023

    Ingenious 6: Stem Cell Therapy’s Vital Role in Modern Medicine

    Stem cell therapy offers groundbreaking possibilities in medicine, with applications spanning tissue repair, drug testing, disease modeling, gene therapy, immunotherapy, and personalized medicine. While still in early stages, ongoing research promises to transform treatment options and quality of life for patients with diverse medical conditions.
  • October 9, 2023

    From Chemoresistance to Hope: Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Breast Cancer

    Cancer is one of the main causes of illness and death worldwide and accounts for about 20% of all deaths in the modern world. Cancer research has resulted in the development of several novel ways to detect and treat cancer patients. An element that contributes to the failure of treating cancer in the original development […]
  • October 9, 2023

    Hope on the Horizon: Stem Cells Offer a Lifeline for Depression Sufferers

    Depression, impacting millions globally, often eludes effective treatment. Scientists are investigating the potential of stem cell therapy to tackle its root causes. Stem cells in the brain’s hippocampus may offer hope by regenerating neurons and reducing inflammation, potentially revolutionizing depression treatment.
  • October 2, 2023

    Inherited Genetic Diseases and Scientific advances after the “The Boy in the Bubble”

    An extraordinary boy enthralled the globe at the start of the 1970s. Years later, his tale is still developing in remarkable ways. When David Vetter was born in September 1971 at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, he was diagnosed with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), which was practically a death sentence. In fact, his 7-month-old SCID […]
  • September 12, 2023

    The Power of Placental Stem Cells: Placental Banking for a Healthier Family Future

    CryoSave offers Placental Banking in addition to Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Banking to provide our parents with the extra advantage of placental tissue and amniotic membrane banking. Thanks to this extra tissue in addition to cord blood and cord tissue, other illnesses can now be addressed.
  • September 11, 2023

    United in Hope: DKMS’s Sunflower Day Initiative and the Power of Stem Cells

    In a world of medical progress, the DKMS Sunflower Day shines as a symbol of hope against blood cancers. Beyond raising awareness, it offers life-changing prospects to countless patients. This annual initiative by DKMS, once known as the German Bone Marrow Donor Center, urges people to register as stem cell donors. As blood cancers like leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma persist, Sunflower Day’s bright emblem serves as a beacon of light. Learn how this initiative saves lives by expanding the donor pool and offering hope in the battle against these life-threatening diseases.
  • September 1, 2023

    Spring Babies: The Season of Sunshine and Smiles

    Did you know your birth season could influence your life? Spring babies tend to be happier and imaginative, but face unique health risks. Explore the surprising connections between birth season and personality traits, health outcomes, and career paths in this eye-opening article.
  • August 11, 2023

    Epigenetics Changes and Women’s Health

    Recent DNA research illuminates the epigenome’s pivotal role, dispelling gene immutability. Chemical marks from environmental factors sculpt gene expression through DNA methylation, histone modifications, chromatin remodeling, and noncoding RNA. Epigenetics steers development, health, aging, and disease, unearthing connections between nature and nurture. Maternal nutrition influences offspring’s epigenome, impacting long-term health. Stem cell biology hinges on epigenetic cues, guiding differentiation. This dynamic framework opens novel avenues in medicine and reshapes gene-environment discourse.
  • August 11, 2023

    Transforming Leukemia Treatment: ‘Off-the-Shelf’ CAR-T Cells Offer Lifeline to Patients

    In the battle against “cancer of the blood,” a groundbreaking leukemia treatment has emerged as a beacon of hope. Conventional approaches like surgery and chemotherapy often fell short, leaving patients with limited survival rates. However, the emergence of immunotherapy, particularly CAR-T cell therapy, has ignited a new era.

Articles for professionals

  • August 4, 2023

    Reproductive Health and the value of stem cells

    Discover how modern lifestyles contribute to reproductive health issues, impacting couples’ fertility. Delayed family planning exposes reproductive organs to risks. Explore emerging treatments, including stem cell therapy’s potential to address these problems.
  • July 18, 2023

    Hope for Leukemia Patients: Cord Blood Transplants Prove Effective in High-Risk Cases

    Discover the game-changing potential of cord blood transplants in high-risk AML cases. Promising outcomes with reduced relapse and improved survival rates.
  • May 25, 2023

    Ovarian Cancer: Stem cell treatment to the rescue

    Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer among women, accounting for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. A woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about 1 in 78. Due to later stages of diagnosis and reduced therapeutic efficacy, ovarian cancer is one of […]
  • May 24, 2023

    Cervical Cancer and the Future of Stem Cell treatment

    Cervical cancer is the second most frequent cancer among women in South Africa and the first most frequent cancer among women between 15 and 44 years of age.
  • April 28, 2023

    Stem cells showing promising results in developing a treatment for Haemophilia

    Hemophilia is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s ability to form blood clots, leading to severe bleeding. There is no cure for hemophilia, but recombinant clotting factors have increased life expectancy. Research on stem cell therapy is showing promise.
  • March 9, 2023

    Stem cells’ therapeutic potential in treating Preeclampsia

    Preeclampsia (PE) is a hypertensive disorder in pregnancy and the leading cause of death and disability, for both mothers and babies. With the greatest morbidity and mortality, PE affects 5% to 7% of all pregnant women but is responsible for over 70 000 maternal deaths and 500 000 fetal deaths worldwide every year.
  • November 22, 2021

    What Is Regenerative Medicine?

    The main benefits of this therapy are the healing or replacement of tissues or organs that have been damaged by disease and trauma. The field of regenerative therapy is still relatively new and if you would like to know more about the groundbreaking research and healing properties, this article will answer all the questions that you may have.
  • September 1, 2021

    COVID-19 in pregnancy

    Two-thirds of women who get COVID in pregnancy will have no symptoms at all, the majority of those who develop symptoms will experience mild flu-like symptoms, and only a very small number will develop severe disease.
  • September 1, 2021

    A summary of COVID-19 Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to date

    The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone, some more than others. For many families, it means making changes to daily routines because of financial hardships. For others, it means raised anxiety in children and tension in parenting relationships. It can be difficult to cope with the “new normal”, since everything we are used to has changed, […]
  • June 7, 2021

    Graft-versus-Host Disease: Know your donor

    For more than five decades, Haematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cell transplantation has been recognised as potentially curative therapy for certain types of cancer and non-malignant disorders. Umbilical cord blood has emerged as a viable alternative source of blood-forming stem cells which could be made available, without delay, to the child or a sibling. Parents now have […]