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Leif
11-14-2005, 08:52 AM
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/HEALTH/11/13/heart.cells.reut/index.html

Seams like there are many studies like this for hearth conditions these days. I guess it will be common practice in clinics soon. Stem cells are here to stay.



More improvement seen from infusions with own bone marrow


Sunday, November 13, 2005 Posted: 2312 GMT (0712 HKT)


http://i.a.cnn.net/cnn/2005/HEALTH/11/13/heart.cells.reut/story.heart.generic.gif


DALLAS, Texas (Reuters) -- Heart attack survivors whose hearts were infused with stem cells from their own bone marrow showed nearly twice the improvement in the organ's pumping ability as patients given a placebo, according to a study presented Sunday.

More on link above.