Wealth may not be enough to rescue you from an incurable disease. But stem cells can. This realisation has led to the growth of an industry called stem cell banking.
The storage tanks where stem cells are kept. THAI StemLife CoLtd runs Thailand’s first privateandlargest family stem cell bank. Itwas founded in 2005as a joint venture of health care providers, Malaysia’s first stem cell bank and hospitals.
As your own biological resource, stem cells can be stored for years and later used to cure untreatable diseases such as those of the bone marrow. Medical advancement now enables painless stem-cell collection from newborn babies as well as adults.
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