Using Cord Blood to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases
How does using cord blood help the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases? Find out by watching this clip.
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Physician Ed: Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
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From the Discovery Health series Mystery Diagnosis, little Tristan bites his lip and tongue to the point of bleeding. His parents try to stop him as best they can, but they soon realize that he can't control his actions.
Physician Ed: Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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More than a year ago, Haley was the victim of a horrible car accident, and her brother will be sentenced for the crime. Will they ever be able to heal from the pain?
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Patient Ed: Cancer Care Part 1
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