11/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Scientists Develop Artificial Heart That Beats Like The Real Thing

A team of French researchers has developed an artificial heart that resembles and beats almost exactly like the real thing.

The news is providing renewed hope to hundreds of thousands of patients who suffer from heart failure and for whom standard drug therapy, ventricular assistance or a heart transplant have failed or aren't possible.

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