Interesting Heart Research Being Done with Stem Cell Therapy

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    Please note that adult stem cells are being used in this important research, not embryonic stem cells. I have been unable to find any articles highlighting the successful use of embryonic stem cells in important research.

    Last Hope for Heartache
    By John Fauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    December 3, 2005

    New gene therapy could help untreatable angina sufferers grow new blood vessels, muscle cells

    http://www.jsonline.com/alive/news/dec05/375270.asp
     
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    Mebbe inna future dey'll be able to rebuild a human heart...
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    Scientists Rebuild Working Mouse Heart
    August 14, 2013 - Scientists using human stem cells have rebuilt a working mouse heart after stripping it of all of its original cells.
     
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    25% of deaths related to heart disease preventable...
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    CDC: 1 in 4 US Deaths From Heart Disease Preventable
    September 03, 2013 — About one in four U.S. deaths from heart disease could be avoided with better prevention efforts and treatment, a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
     
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    Stem cell therapy may help reduce the number of deaths in heart patients...
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    Stem Therapy May Improve Survival of Heart Patients
    May 02, 2014 ~ A new review of previous scientific studies has concluded that stem cell therapy may help reduce the number of deaths in heart patients.
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    CDC: Thousands of Premature Deaths are Preventable
    May 02, 2014 ~ Five things kill the majority of the nearly 900,000 Americans who die prematurely each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
     

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