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Expectant

(Science: medicine) waiting in expectation; looking for; waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment. Expectant estate, an estate in expectancy. See Expectancy.

Origin: L.expectans, exspectans, p.pr. Of expectare, exspectare: cf. F. Expectant.


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Re: Thalidomide

Thalidomide is a drug used in the treatment of leprosy. In the late 1950s, thalidomide was prescribed to expectant mothers to treat morning sickness, anxiety, and insomnia. A decade later, the Food and Drug Administration took the drug off the market after more than 10,000 ...

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by TonyF
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:41 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Thalidomide
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21st Century Cord Blood Stem Cell Treatments

... miraculous use of cord blood stem cells. This represents no small achievement. As medical science progresses at a relentless pace, more and more expectant parents in their multiple thousands are asking themselves the question – If, heaven forbid, our child contracts a life threatening illness ...

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by cryocell
Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:01 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: 21st Century Cord Blood Stem Cell Treatments
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What is cord blood and what are the benefits of cord blood

... birth. • You have only one chance to save your baby’s cord blood for your family since it can only be collected immediately after birth. • Many expectant families choose to bank their baby’s cord blood for peace of mind, knowing that stem cells can be lifesaving to their baby and family. • Saving ...

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by cryocell
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: What is cord blood and what are the benefits of cord blood
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Views: 1225


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