Footballers Save Umbilical Cords

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  1. balatonsurfer

    balatonsurfer BigSoccer Yellow Card

    Jun 21, 2005
    Galbitown
    http://blog.wired.com/biotech/#1546884

    Soccer players are freezing their children's umbilical cords -- not for possible disease treatments for their kids, but to potentially save their careers, according to 7Days, a Dubai publication. They're banking on the possibility that scientists will develop treatments that could treat knee or other joint injuries using umbilical cord stem cells. Arsenal footballer Thierry Henry has stored his children's umbilical cords.
     

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