July 05, 2006
Heart Repair 101

Slashdot linked up this Science Daily article detailing new discoveries about the role bone marrow stem cells play in repairing a human heart:

While it has long been known that bone marrow cells have the ability to clear the dead tissue after a heart attack, what has not been known until now is the critically important role of bone marrow adult stem cells in repairing a damaged heart, restoring its function and enhancing the growth of new blood vessels.

Posted by scott at July 05, 2006 08:31 AM

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