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Scientists discover new type of immune cells that are essential for forming heart valves

Scientists discover new type of immune cells that are essential for forming heart valves

UCLA study sheds new light on critical role of heart-derived macrophages. UCLA researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays… Read more »

Cardiac Stem Cells from Young Hearts Could Rejuvenate Old Hearts, New Study Shows

Cardiac Stem Cells from Young Hearts Could Rejuvenate Old Hearts, New Study Shows

Animal Study Reveals That Cardiosphere-Derived Cells Secrete Tiny Vesicles That Could ‘Turn Back the Clock’ for Age-Related Heart Conditions LOS ANGELES (AUG. 14, 2017) – Cardiac stem… Read more »

Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy May Heal Heart Damage Caused by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy May Heal Heart Damage Caused by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have found that injections of cardiac stem cells might help reverse heart damage caused by Duchenne muscular dystrophy, potentially resulting in… Read more »

Stem cell therapies for hearts inching closer to wide use

Stem cell therapies for hearts inching closer to wide use

By Elizabeth Landau, CNN.com If you’ve just had your first heart attack, doctors may one day be able to reverse the damage done with stem cell therapy…. Read more »

Surprise! Heart Muscle Can Replenish Itself

Surprise! Heart Muscle Can Replenish Itself

By Bernadine Healy, M.D., U.S. News and World Report It’s humbling to see medical dogma overturned, but that is exactly what happened when, contrary to deeply embedded… Read more »