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Heart Cells Damage

Un-Break My Heart: Limited Capacity for Regeneration in the Heart

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Science
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

A paper published in Nature suggests that the endogenous regenerative potential of the adult heart is very limited. The low rate of self-renewal in the adult heart sounds like bad news for researchers who thought that the heart had the ability to heal itself after a heart attack.

Our Misunderstanding of Stem Cells

Rui Dai | Posted 08.06.2012 | Science
Rui Dai

Our current understanding of stem cells is leading the public down the wrong path. The future cure for heart disease will not be found in 10 to 15 years by transplanting heart cells developed from skin cells.

Can The Human Heart Repair Itself?

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- Scientists say they've found cells in the hearts of mice that can make new muscle after a heart attack, raising hopes that doctors can one...