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A new hope for heart failure comes from umbilical cords

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The blood from a baby’s umbilical cord is teeming with stem cells — the “blank slate” cells with the ability to become a muscle cell, a brain cell or any other type of cell in the body.

A team of scientists in Chile have used stem […]

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AHA awards $2 million for cardiovascular disease research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New studies will soon get underway thanks to a pair of million-dollar research grants announced Friday by the American Heart Association. One project will look at how to match the right drug to the right patient, and the other will attempt to extend the effectiveness […]

Patients’ stem cells may help treat chest pain

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

PHOENIX, Arizona — Your stem cells may one day treat chest pain.

A non-surgical treatment that uses patients’ bone marrow stem cells improved chest pain symptoms and the level and length of time patients could be physically active, in preliminary research presented today at the American […]