Archives for November 8, 2007

Heart Repair Boosted by Stem Cell Injections

In an effort that has generated more debate than breakthroughs, researchers at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center reported small successes Wednesday in using stem cells to patch ailing hearts.

Embryonic stem cell are considered to be capable of differentiating into any tissue in the body, but are controversial due to the fact a human embryo must be destroyed to obtain them.