(CBS News) There is remarkable new evidence that stem cells can repair a damaged heart and the early goings suggest it is a powerful effect. The findings were presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association on Monday, but CBS News has been following this therapy for two years. It is important to note that this is just the beginning of trials for this treatment and it is not clear where all of this will lead or how many patients it might help. CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker reports on what happened to the very first patient who received this treatment.... Stem cells help regenerate damaged heart - CBS News Also, recently there was news of a stage 4 lung cancer patient recovering in 4 weeks when treated with a cancer drug that was specifically engineered for the patient. I wonder if these miracles cures are going to be available to the poor or just the wealthy. It seems the costs are going to be so high, very few will be able to afford them. I saw the news about the stems cells growing heart muscle at a friends house who has a very serious heart problem and is one the 50 million with no insurance. He made the comment that this is just another miracle cure that people like me will never be able to afford.