Monthly Archives: July 2010

Cord Blood Banking Benefits

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Cord Blood Banking Benefits. What are the advantages of cord blood banking? Our friend Thomas raised this question after he read the post on the cord blood banking of Australian Stem Cell Healthcare.

We told him that cord blood would be useful in fighting diseases that a child might have in the future but Thomas wants “specifics”. He goes, “What exactly are these diseases that a child would have to fight with cord blood?”

Thankfully, in his column at The Star Press, Dr. Joseph B. Landwehr Jr., director of maternal-fetal medicine at the Perinatal Center at Ball Memorial Hospital, has a more specific answer to our doubting Thomas: Continue reading

Drooling Treatment for Kids: Cuvposa Gains FDA Approval

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Drooling Treatment for Kids: Cuvposa Gains FDA Approval. Are your kids suffering from chronic drooling and you don’t know how to treat their condition?

They might be able to gain relief from the Cuvposa (glycopyrrolate) Oral Solution which was approved today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat “chronic severe drooling caused by neurologic disorders in children ages 3 years to 16 years”.

Concerned about Cuvposa’s side effects? According to the FDA, the common adverse reactions reported with glycopyrrolate are dry mouth, constipation, flushing, and urinary retention.

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