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Do stem cells hold the key to treating type 1 diabetes?

Do stem cells hold the key to treating type 1 diabetes?

Diabetes is a global health concern that affects millions of people.1 One of the most serious forms of this disease is type 1 diabetes. In this type of diabetes, the body can't produce enough insulin, a hormone that controls blood sugar levels. Once diagnosed, type 1...

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“I’ll do everything I can to help my kids.”

“I’ll do everything I can to help my kids.”

There’s nothing quite like knowing someone all their life to create a bond strong enough to see you through the toughest of times. Just ask CBR (Insception Lifebank’s sister company) parents Whitney and Ely.* Good friends since elementary school, they began dating...

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How families are using their newborn stem cells

How families are using their newborn stem cells

Last year was a busy one for our group’s newborn stem cell labs and storage facilities in North America. A steady stream of families contacted our team, requesting the release of their stored newborn stem cell samples for use in stem cell transplant procedures or...

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A sister’s life-saving gift

A sister’s life-saving gift

To an outsider, Tommy Bacon and his baby sister Aria may look like any pair of close siblings. But the two have a bond that runs far deeper than most. When Tommy was just two years old, he was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of leukemia, and the family was told...

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Changing lives: How some families are using newborn stem cells

Changing lives: How some families are using newborn stem cells

This year marks the 50th anniversary of cord blood being identified as a rich source of stem cells.1 It was this pivotal discovery that inspired us to begin our mission of helping families take advantage of the potential benefits of newborn stem cell preservation. In...

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From transfusion-dependent to anemia-free

From transfusion-dependent to anemia-free

Carol Low describes her pregnancy with Dillon as “normal in every way.” Her checkups went as planned, she hit all her milestones, and doctors gave her no indication of any abnormalities with her unborn son. But the moment Dillon was born, Carol and Alex Low knew that...

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5 Newborn Stem Cell Myths Dispelled

5 Newborn Stem Cell Myths Dispelled

At Insception Lifebank we often come across misconceptions surrounding the preservation of newborn stem cells. To offer clarity, let's dispel some of the most common myths we encounter. Myth #1: Newborn stem cells are only good for a few years.FACT: Based on what is...

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Recent CooperSurgical® Laboratory stem cell sample releases

Recent CooperSurgical® Laboratory stem cell sample releases

In celebration of World Cord Blood Day on November 15th, we are excited to share with you just a few of the fascinating facts about the cord blood samples recently released by the CooperSurgical® laboratory. They are a reminder of the importance of cord blood in...

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How Cord Blood Can Help People Without Matching Genetic Donors

How Cord Blood Can Help People Without Matching Genetic Donors

Researchers have announced that newborn stem cells played a key role in the successful treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) – a rare and often life-threatening disease that causes high blood pressure in the arteries of the lung and often leads to a heart...

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8 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

8 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

November is World Prematurity Month, which is dedicated to raising awareness of preterm birth. Preterm birth is the delivery of a baby prior to 37 weeks gestation – or more than 3 weeks prior to the due date. Staying pregnant to full term is one of the best ways to...

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Blake’s Story: A decision that was just meant to be!

Blake’s Story: A decision that was just meant to be!

World Cord Blood Day, on November 17th, is designed to expand cord blood banking awareness globally.1 To mark the day, we’re sharing an uplifting story about Annette, her son Blake, and their journey to use cord blood as treatment for Blake’s autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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Angelika and Leyla: A Remarkable Story

Angelika and Leyla: A Remarkable Story

When Angelika and her husband Sami were expecting their second child, they received news that shook their world – their baby had suffered a brain bleed in utero and there was a high likelihood that their child would be born with cerebral palsy.

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Sibling Umbilical Cord Blood Providing Options for Cerebral Palsy

Sibling Umbilical Cord Blood Providing Options for Cerebral Palsy

When Nosheen’s first child, Armaan, was born, there were complications during birth causing severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to the lack of oxygen.  The prognosis for Armaan was dire. “We didn’t expect to be able to take him home,” says Nosheen. “We were told that his care was palliative and that eventually his brain may start shutting down.”

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