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Why cord blood is so important?
cord blood is the source of the nourishment for the babies during the
pregnancy period inside the womb of the mother. Just after the birth,
cord blood is drawn from the umbilical cord and placenta and stored in
syringes and sterile bags for the future use.
Stem cells found in cord blood has not only proved to be advantageous to the donor but also to the other people. These stem cells help in curing various health problems related to the newly born and is also very helpful in the treatment of various life menacing diseases like cancers, acute leukaemia, neuroblastoma, sickle cell anaemia, juvenile, Cooleys anemia etc. various heart related problems can also be treated easily with the help of cord blood.
cells present in the cord blood have great potential of multiplying themselves
into various tissues, complete organs of the human body, white blood cells
which enhance the defence system of the body and red blood cells for increasing
haemoglobin levels in the blood.
Various metabolism related diseases like batten disease, krabbe disease, adrenoleukodystrophy etc, and many immunodeficiency aliments like thymic and reticular dysplasia, leukocyte adhesion deficiency etc. can be effectively treated with the use of umbilical and placenta cord blood transplant as the stem cells present in the cord blood can increase rapidly in number and form a full organ or tissue. It also helps in increasing the immunity of the person. Cord blood is also helpful in repairing the damaged parts and tissues of the human heart and other cardiac aliments.
about the worth of the cord blood and its contribution towards the advancement
of the medical science, it is now high time for the parents to preserve
this valuable substance for good of their child as well as of the mankind
and not let it go waste. But now research has proved the importance of
cord blood of the welfare of the public.
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