Can Money Buy You Longevity And Health?
Better treatment options, dietary conditions and (perhaps) less stress could make the life of the rich also healthier. However, when it comes to longevity and aging, do they really have better chances? Can the upper 0.1 percent secure their health for long decades or even reverse the process of growing old? Could society somehow also benefit from the quest of the richest for longevity? Are health and longevity on the shopping list? You can have an awful lot of things with money. For a starter, you can buy ice cream or Nutella, which are synonymous to self-love, so the Beatles was only partly right in singing that you can&r...
Source: The Medical Futurist - November 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: nora Tags: Bioethics Cyborgization Future of Medicine Medical Professionals Patients Policy Makers age aging aging research blood eternal life genetics immortality Innovation life sciences longevity silicon valley stem cell Source Type: blogs

No sickle cells or pain to zap child’s sparkle
  Article taken from The St. Louis American, written by Sandra Jordan The fact that Gabby Carter of Cape Girardeau, Missouri can go to school and play just about like any other child her age is nothing short of extraordinary. She received a cord blood stem cell transplant last summer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. It was her best chance at a cure for the debilitating complications of sickle cell anemia. With this hereditary blood disorder, normally round red blood cells, that contain the iron-rich hemoglobin protein that carries oxygen throughout the body, are sickle-shaped. Those irregularly shaped cells bec...
Source: Cord Blood News - September 17, 2013 Category: Health Medicine and Bioethics Commentators Authors: joyce at mazelabs.com Tags: blood disorder Cord Blood parents pregnancy stem cells sickle cell anemia Source Type: blogs