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Soccer dads tackle injury by storing baby stem cells – World – smh.com.au

In ALL ARTICLES, STEM CELLS IN THE NEWS on February 18, 2009 at 4:16 pm
SOCCER INJURIES PROMPT STEM CELL SAVING

SOCCER INJURIES PROMPT STEM CELL SAVING

Soccer dads tackle injury by storing baby stem cells

LONDON: Top British footballers are storing stem cells from their newborn babies as a potential future treatment for their own injuries on the pitch.

Five professional footballers are known to have frozen cells taken from the umbilical cord blood of their babies, which could be used to treat cartilage and ligament problems, The Sunday Times reported.

via Soccer dads tackle injury by storing baby stem cells – World – smh.com.au.

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