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Liver Diseases | Cord Blood Stem Cell Breakthroughs: Cure For Diabetes?

A team of South Korean researchers, headed by Prof. Kang Kyung-sun of Seoul National University, has successfully grown pancreatic beta cells from umbilical cord blood stem cells of newborn babies. The stem cells are able to secrete insulin, the hormone necessary for treatment of diabetes. The ability of cord blood stem cells to differentiate, or change into other types of cells in the body is a    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Umbilical Cord Blood Saves Lives

There are advantages to using cord blood stem cells: – It is easy to collect cord blood without posing any risk to the newborn or mother. Cord blood banking allows stem cells to be frozen and stored for immediate use in the future. This is not possible with bone marrow donation since it takes time to find a matching and willing donor.- As cord blood stem cells are young and less mature, they can    .. more …

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