Tag Archives: Heart disease

Another Heart Failure Patient Saved By Stem Cell Research

Another Heart Failure Patient Saved By Stem Cell Research
Barbro Lowed, a retired air hostess from London, England says that stem cell research using Adult Stem Cells removed from her bone marrow has given her her life back.  Barbro had previously been suffering from congestive heart failure before the stem cell treatment. The heart failure was […]

Stem Cell Research- Drug Speeds Healing of Bone Fractures

Stem Cell Research Yields Benefits for Broken Bones
Stem Cell researchers have discovered that a drug for osteoporosis actually has a positive side effect- it can speed up the healing of bone fractures or broken bones by stimulating the patient’s own Adult Stem Cells.
Teriparatide- Now a Stem Cell Drug
The drug is called teriparatide (Forteo) and it […]

Heart repair checked by mouse stem cells study

Scientists have taken the first steps toward producing the “heart patch,” a design for a medical implement used to repair damage from heart disease, a new study suggests.

Last week, researchers from Duke University presented the results of a study which, using mouse embryonic stem cells, examined the way these cells develop into heart muscle, HealthDay News reports (…)

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