One thing you need to know about stem cell ( stem cells ) , although it can be taken from the body of infants to the elderly , but the best was taken from the umbilical cord or placenta of newborns .
This was stated by the Founder and Honorary Chairman Kalbe Group , Dr . Boenjamin Setiawan , PhD . According to him , the blood contained in the umbilical cord contains stem cells the best and useful to cure diseases such as leukemia , thalassemia , diabetes , heart and antiaging .
” The blood in the umbilical cord contains millions of blood -forming stem cells ( stem cells hematopoeitic ) . ‘s Similar to those found in bone marrow cells have long been used in making stem cells . Moreover , another feature is the ability to complete all breed network body and the formation of red blood cells , white blood cells and platelets , ” said prof . Boen .
So that when the stem cells are taken from the baby’s umbilical cord , young stem cells are more active so that it can quickly recover the disease .