Treating Alzheimer’s with stem cells found in fat

Treating Alzheimer’s with stem cells found in fat

Doctors at Trinity Clinic Fukuoka, Japan have been given approval to treat Alzheimer’s disease using cutting-edge stem cell therapy. After 13 years of development by Dr Jeong Chan Ra and his team, the treatment promises a potential cure for the brain degenerative...
What should I pack in my pregnancy hospital bag?

What should I pack in my pregnancy hospital bag?

There’s a lot to do as your due date draws near – from preparing the house to stocking up on baby supplies, it’s a challenge to get everything finished in time. Hopefully this checklist means that packing your hospital bag becomes one less thing to think about....
Could stem cells offer a treatment for lung injury?

Could stem cells offer a treatment for lung injury?

Researchers have found that a drug designed to release stem cells into the bloodstream may actually treat some forms of lung injury. The drug, called Plerixafor, is used around the world to fight some types of cancer but a new study suggests it may also protect...
All about ultrasound scans in pregnancy

All about ultrasound scans in pregnancy

For decades, ultrasounds have provided millions of expectant parents with peace of mind as they get a glimpse of their unborn baby for the first time. In recent times, they have become a more popular option for parents looking to track their baby’s progress even...
Too hot to sleep – keeping cool during pregnancy

Too hot to sleep – keeping cool during pregnancy

For most, the summer sun is a welcome break from our variable British weather but for mums-to-be, the heat wave brings new challenges and fresh risks. With temperatures soaring to as high as 35C, pregnant women can expect to experience swelling, increased body...

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