Repairing the heart without using stem cells

| | May 7, 2012
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When a person suffers a heart attack, scar tissue forms over the damaged areas of the heart, reducing the organ’s function.  However, in a recent study, scientists successfully turned this scar tissue into working heart muscle without the use of stem cells.

View the original article here: Repairing the heart without using stem cells – Fox News

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