Cord Blood Registry Provides Most Comprehensive Newborn Stem Cell Web Site for Consumers

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WorldÂ?s largest cord blood stem cell bank announces the launch of http://cordblood.com/pr.asp?id=pr1 to provide the worldÂ?s most informative and interactive newborn stem cell information site.

Utilizing both video and publishing, Cord Blood Registry at http://www.cordblood.com/pr.asp?id=pr1 has created an information-rich resource for both consumers and healthcare professionals that provides up-to-date and relevant information that can be lifesaving to not only babies, but to entire families, as well.

"The controversy over funding for embryonic stem cell research on Capitol Hill has created an amazing level of awareness about the power and value of stem cells," stated Stephen Grant, Vice President of Communications for CBR.

Newborn stem cells, also known as cord blood stem cells, are found in umbilical cord blood after a baby is born and are usually discarded. They possess similar properties to embryonic stem cells in their plasticity, but lack the controversy.

This controversy proved the catalyst for CBR to create the new site. With the increasing level of awareness that the embryonic stem cell research topic brings, Internet searches for information on newborn stem cells has also increased exponentially, and traffic to the new site is setting all-time records.

For more information on newborn stem cells or to watch short videos about lifesaving new born stem cells and more, visit: http://www.cordblood.com/pr.asp?id=pr1

About Cord Blood Registry

Cord Blood Registry is the leader in cord blood stem cell processing and cryopreservation for familial use in transplantation and regenerative medicine. CBR was the first cord blood bank to be accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks in 1998 and has successfully provided 34 viable samples for use in lifesaving medical treatments. For more information visit http://www.cordblood.com/pr.asp?id=pr1, or call 1-888-CORD BLOOD. Cord Blood Registry is a registered trademark of Cbr Systems, Inc.

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