umbilical cord
Human Cord Plasma Protein Boosts Cognitive Function in Older Mice
Human Cord Plasma Protein Boosts Cognitive Function in Older Mice
Abby Olena | Apr 19, 2017
A protein found in human umbilical cord plasma improves synaptic plasticity, learning, and memory in aged mice.
Valuable Cord Blood Sits Unused
Valuable Cord Blood Sits Unused
Lydia Chain | Dec 5, 2014
High costs are keeping patients from using stem cells harvested from umbilical cords.
Stem Cells for Autism?
Stem Cells for Autism?
Kerry Grens | Jul 15, 2014
Scientists express mixed enthusiasm over a trial to use cord blood stem cells as a treatment for autism.
Clamping Cords Too Soon?
Clamping Cords Too Soon?
Kate Yandell | Jul 16, 2013
A review study indicates that clamping umbilical cords immediately after birth, rather than waiting a few minutes, may increase the risk of iron and hemoglobin deficiency in infants.