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Cord Blood, Cord Tissue and Placenta Tissue: What Are the Differences?

Not that long ago, when a woman gave birth to a baby, the umbilical cord and placenta were treated as medical waste and discarded. Now, thanks to scientists’ research, new moms can bank their child’s cord blood, cord tissue and placenta tissue in order to use them to treat serious health conditions in the future,… Read More »

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An Introduction to High Blood Pressure

According to the World Health Organization, high blood pressure affects more than 1.13 billion people worldwide.1 In fact, it’s currently one of the leading risk factors of global mortality, accounting for approximately 7.5 million deaths, which is almost 13 percent of all the total deaths around the world.2 It can affect anyone, regardless of age,… Read More »

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