Because Google controls over 70% of online searches, it is an incredible resource for analyzing online search behavior. Recently, the search term “Cord Blood” became one of the 20 most expensive keywords on Google Adwords, an incredible finding given the variety and total volume of searches that occur through Google.
Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs)
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a well-characterized population of adult stem cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types (chondrocytes, osteoblasts, adipocytes, myocytes, and more).
The cord blood banking industry has grown increasingly complex over the past few years. While rates of growth within the industry were robust during the early 2000’s, it is no longer the rapid growth market that it used to be. There is now increased market competition, tighter regulatory standards, more substantial government oversight, and increased public scrutiny given toward cord blood industry practices.