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Adult Stem Cells May Help Repair Hearts Damaged by Heart Attack, Rush University Medical Center Study Suggests



12/3/2009 6:38:16 AM

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ScienceDaily (Dec. 3, 2009) — Adult stem cells may help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack according to the findings of a new study to be published in the December 8 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Results from the Phase I study show stem cells from donor bone marrow appear to help heart attack patients recover better by growing new blood vessels to bring more oxygen to the heart.

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