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Stem Cell Quandry: Which Precursor is Best for Ailing Hearts?

Nov 23, 2015 1:00:13 PM / by Shweta posted in cell therapy, heart attacks, regenerative medicine, research, stem cell therapy, Stem Cell Therapy, stem cells


Researchers study alternatives to bone marrow-derived stem cells for post-heart attack tissue repair

Stem cell-based therapy is emerging as a promising modality to rejuvenate a dying heart after heart failure, a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Largely, clinical trials have used bone marrow-derived stem cells to improve the cardiac performance in ailing hearts. Unfortunately, bone marrow-derived stem cells could not help patients with this devastating disease except for very minor temporary improvements, which generally go away with the time.

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Stem Cells for Healthy Hearts? Part 1

Sep 10, 2014 1:00:35 PM / by James Sanchez posted in BMMNCs, heart attacks, heart failure, regenerative medicine, stem cells


The search for curative therapies for heart disease has prompted a look at stem cells as a possible solution. What do the first clinical trials tell us?

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