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Understanding Meningitis

Meningitis is a fairly rare infection of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges, hence the term meningitis. There are several types of meningitis: Bacterial Meningitis is contagious among people in close contact and can...

Uses / Impacts of Cord Blood

Image is from www.cordblood.com You’ve likely heard about stem cells, given the contentious debate regarding its usage. What cannot be denied, however, is that it is immensely useful in the treatment of more than 80 different serious diseases. In a time when general...

Causes of Group B Strep

  What is Group B Strep? Group B strep are bacteria that can colonize in the vagina, rectal, and intestinal area of healthy adults and pregnant women. Statistically, about 25% of all healthy adults will at one time have a GBS infection. While pregnant women do...