Thursday, October 20, 2011

Breast Milk Stem Cell; New Source for Stem Cell Therapy

Did you know that breast milk contain live and useful cell called stem cells?



Breast milk is considered as a gold nutrition for our newborn baby, the best nutrition that we can give as single nutrition for baby under six month. The founding of stem cells in the breast milk prove that there are many uncovered potential benefit of breast milk to our baby. This founding also give another benefit of breast milk that, this breast milk not only useful for our baby, but it can be used as regenerative medicine to treat many serious diseases.

This stem cell from breast milk have a different characteristic compared with bone marrow, umbilical cord blood or peripheral blood. Breast milk stem cell have a special benefit that they can be accessed non invasively.

The limitation of the current stem cell therapies are that the transplanted stem cells are accessed using invasive methods and have limited differentiation potential.

Breast milk stem cell, just like other stem cell, have the ability to turn into other healthy cells like brain, bone, fat, liver and pancreas.

With the great improvement in stem cell therapy technology, researcher believe that this breast milk stem cell have the potential to help people suffering from debilitating diseases such as Parkinson's and diabetes.

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