Animal Research Minute – How could mice and stem cells help people who

Well, according to a new study at UCSF, a novel approach to treating heart attacks could be on the horizon. By studying heart attacks in mice, scientists have discovered a stem cell treatment that improves cardiac function, minimizes scar size, leads to the development of new blood vessels — and avoids the risk of tissue rejection. This study is now being conducted in mice, and with more research, this treatment could be available for people in the future.
 

Read more: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-02/uoc–scs021512.php


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