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Stem Cell researchers around the world are studying their
potential to cure genetic diseases, reverse damage from
injuries, and improve quality of life for all ages.
Cerebral palsy is a devastating disorder that permanently damages muscle coordination and body movement. It appears in early childhood and is usually caused by infection or trauma to the brain.
Can Cord Blood Stem Cells Treat Cerebral Palsy?
Cord blood has been used for transplants since 1988 and it's only getting better. This story shows how cord blood saved a 6-year-old's life.
Fifteen percent of children in the US suffer from acquired hearing loss every year. Learn how cord blood stem cells may be used to regenerate the injured parts of the inner ear.
Mayo Clinic is conducting a new study to test whether it is safe to use umbilical cord blood to treat children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS).The study will also demonstrate whether or not umbilical cord blood can be used to treat the rare heart defect.
Stem cell treatments for Autism may soon be universally available.
What is Autism?