In the rapidly evolving field of medical science, the importance of stem cells in treating various diseases and conditions cannot be overstated. For expecting parents, the decision to bank their baby’s stem cells is a significant step towards securing the health and well-being of their child. CryoSave South Africa emerges as a distinguished choice for […]

In the past, people with blood cancer’s only hope of a cure was getting a stem cell or bone marrow transplant from a donor, which is called an allogeneic transplant.  These patients needed a matched donor, thus the recipient and donor had to have the same immunologic proteins, called HLA. If not a match, the […]

As parents with a newborn on the way, nothing is more valuable than your child’s health. The umbilical cord functions as the baby’s support throughout pregnancy, by connecting them to the placenta. It serves as a source of oxygen, providing them with nutrition and antibodies. The umbilical cord, cord tissue, and placenta have historically been […]

Men’s health is a complex topic, and some common trends and factors contribute to men sometimes neglecting their health. Reasons for this might be social expectations and stereotypes, fear of weakness and vulnerability, Work and lifestyle pressures, risk-taking behaviour, as well as the reluctance to discuss mental health issues. Most men are affected by the […]

Every year, Child Protection Week serves as a powerful reminder of our collective responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of South Africa’s children. Held from the last Sunday in May to the first week of June, this national campaign raises awareness about the threats children face and empowers communities to act. This year’s theme, […]

Isabella “Pippie” Kruger was made famous when, as a 2 and a half-year-old burn victim from Limpopo, she received a revolutionary skin transplant operation. Pippie was severely burned when a bottle of gel firelighter exploded while her father was lighting a braai on New Year’s Eve. She suffered 80% full thickness third-degree burns. She was […]

Every parent worry about their child’s safety, and the kitchen can be a minefield of potential hazards – especially for curious little ones. Burns are a common concern, with thousands of scalding incidents happening every year. But fear not, new parents! By following a few simple precautions, you can create a safe and enjoyable cooking […]

In the rapidly evolving field of medical science, stem cells have emerged as a beacon of hope for treating various diseases. This article delves into the multifaceted role of stem cells in combating viral diseases and managing autoimmune disorders like Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It explores how certain types of stem cells can not only mitigate […]

Throughout the world the most widely used stem cell treatment is hematopoietic (or blood) stem cell transplantation, for example, bone marrow transplantation. However, in recent years, cord blood stem cell transplants have shown superior results in comparison to bone marrow, in terms of risks of rejection, contamination, and infection. They also surpass bone marrow in […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurological condition that usually develops in childhood. ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interactions and communication and the presence of repetitive and restricted behaviours.  As awareness about the condition has grown, so has the recognition that autism isn’t an intellectual disability and can occur […]