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Human Skin Cells Turned Into Healthy Heart Muscle

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Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Scientists on Wednesday reported that they have for the first time taken skin cells from heart attacks patients and turned them into healthy heart tissue that could hopefully be used to one day repair damaged heart muscle.

The healthy, beating heart tissue was grown successfully in the lab from human-induced pluripotent stem...
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Source: Newsy.com - on May 24, 2012

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Skin Cells Converted Into Working Heart Cells

Scientists in Israel have taken skin cells from heart failure patients and turned them into working heart-muscle cells.

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