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Unpacking the Hidden Perils of Prescription Opioids - Georgetown University The Hoya


Georgetown University The Hoya
The experiences of a young adult taking the drug Vicodin after a wisdom tooth operation and of another person injecting heroin into their blood stream may appear like drastically different scenarios. But while both drugs are opiates — drugs with ...

New weakness discovered in sleeping sickness pathogen - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Microscopic image in false color of Trypanosoma brucei surrounded by red blood cells. Credit: Institute of Cell Biology, University of Bern. Trypanosomes are single-celled parasites that cause diseases such as human African sleeping sickness and Nagana ...

High blood pressure limits protection to vital organs and tissues in low-oxygen conditions - Science Daily


Science Daily
Date: February 20, 2018; Source: The Physiological Society; Summary: New research sheds light on the effects of high blood pressure by considering the way the body responds to a lack of oxygen. Share: FULL STORY. New research published in The Journal ...

Cord blood: Preserving a lifeline

Pittsburgh - United States

Collection and storage of newborns' umbilical cord blood for treatment against future disease is rising in popularity.

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Lifeline Cord Blood Bank
United States

Umbilical Cord Blood Bank in Cyprus, with offices in Nicosia, Cyprus and London, UK.

Alpha Cord Umbilical Cord Blood Network
United States

Since 2002, AlphaCord has been a cord blood & cord tissue banking industry leader. We provide more expecting parents with newborn stem cell storage at the highest quality and the lowest cost.

Puget Sound Blood Center Cord Blood Program
United States

The program collects, processes, stores and distributes blood collected from the umbilical cord for patients needing a stem cell transplant.

Cord Blood Banking
United States

A pediatricians's discussion on the benefits and risks of donating a baby's umbilical cord blood. From the "Keep Kids Healthy" website.

Cord Blood Banking
United States

General discussion by Dr. Vincent Ianelli of whether or not you should bank your baby's umbilical cord blood in a private bank.

United States

Private cord blood bank stores lifesaving stem cells from your baby's umbilical cord for your family's future use. A subsidiary of StemCyte, Inc.

Alberta Cord Blood Bank
Canada

A non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells for public use. Although located in Edmonton, Alberta, the Bank is national in scope and collects donated waste umbilical cord blood samples from coast to coast in Canada.

Cord Blood Bank of Canada
Canada

Information on cord blood banking and medical uses of stem cells.

New England Cord Blood Bank
United States

Umbilical cord blood stem cell processing and storage. Boston, Massachusetts.

Umblical Cord Blood Bank
Canada

Canadian company provides information on the use of cord blood stem cells in medicine and offers processing and preservation services. English, French and Arabic.