Cord blood banking takes off in India

Nagpur is emerging as a big destination for companies associated with ‘cord blood banking’ or CBB. In the last few years three big names in the field have established their offices in the city. Interestingly, the city has responded well enough with the middle and upper middle classes opting for storing the cord blood of children for future use. Cord blood can be used for treating certain genetic diseases that are otherwise non-treatable now in the child or siblings and can also be used for treating conditions like cancer, heart diseases and necrosis of hip joint etc.

View the original article here: Cord blood banking takes off in Nagpur – Times of India

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