Stem Cells Repair Heart Attack Damage

Can stem cells safely repair heart attack damage? Yes, a clinical trial suggests.Bone marrow stem cells are supposed to home in on damaged parts of the heart. Once there, they send out signals that help the body repair the injury. Theres also evidence, from animal studies, that the stem cells themselves engraft to the heart and help repopulate dead cells with new, living cells.Now theres evidence from actual patients who suffered heart attacks.

via Stem Cells Repair Heart Attack Damage.

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