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Boy with brain injury shows “remarkable” improvement after experimental stem cell procedure

Boy with brain injury shows “remarkable” improvement after experimental stem cell procedure

The National Post published today the remarkable recovery story of little Jack who suffered from Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) at birth, a brain damage caused by lack of oxygen to the brain and other organs compounded by low blood flow to vital organs.

Cord blood awareness month

Cord blood awareness month

July 1st marks the beginning of Cord Blood Awareness Month. While cord blood banks worldwide will be aiming to raise awareness through the media, CReATe will be opening its doors to the public and inviting expecting parents to come in and learn more about the benefits of banking cord blood.

MS breakthrough: A novel stem cells treatment gives hope to multiple sclerosis patients

MS breakthrough: A novel stem cells treatment gives hope to multiple sclerosis patients

A clinical trial published in The Lancet shows that an intensive procedure that completely wipes out the immune system and then regenerates a new one using blood stem cells can eliminate all signs of damaging brain inflammation in people with early, aggressive multiple sclerosis (MS), and facilitate lasting recovery.

Mediaplanet Canada’s Expecting Parents campaign

Mediaplanet Canada’s Expecting Parents campaign

CReATe is very proud to take part in Media Planet Canada’s Expecting Parents issue. CReATe is united with likeminded industry leaders to educate the public on maternal health issues ranging from fertility, pregnancy and labour preparations.

Importance of cord blood banking as part of your birth plan

Importance of cord blood banking as part of your birth plan

CReATe Fertility Centre specializes in helping couples who are struggling with infertility to conceive a baby. For some parents their pregnancy will present new challenges, and in some cases the baby will arrive before the pregnancy has run its full 40 week course.

Things you didn’t know about your baby’s cord blood

Things you didn’t know about your baby’s cord blood

Parents-to-be are usually bombarded with information about the different products and services they must purchase to ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. If you are considering cord blood and tissue stem cell banking, it is important to consider these six facts about cord blood and tissue stem cells.

Give a meaningful gift to parents-to-be that will last a lifetime

Give a meaningful gift to parents-to-be that will last a lifetime

It’s easy to get caught up in the excess of shopping for a new baby, but before you hit the toy store for that must-have musical toy or stroller accessory, consider giving a more meaningful gift with benefits that could potentially last a lifetime. The gift of Cord Blood and Peristem™ stem cell banking.

Study finds that stem cell therapy could repair heart attack damage

Study finds that stem cell therapy could repair heart attack damage

Canadian researchers at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute are leading a groundbreaking new study using genetically enhanced stem cells to repair damage caused by heart attacks.

Public cord blood bank launched in Ottawa

Public cord blood bank launched in Ottawa

Canada, the only G8 nation previously without a public banking system in place, has finally opened the doors of its first public cord blood banking facility in Ottawa, Ontario, through Canadian Blood Services

Exercise and pregnancy

Exercise and pregnancy

According to experts, gentle exercise during pregnancy can help to keep themselves and their baby healthy, however heavy exercises should be avoided.