Stem cell therapy benefits patients with chronic heart failure—study

(Neharika Sabharwal) After a heart attack the myocardium (heart muscle) undergoes a period of damage during which cells of the body attempt to heal the injured tissue. This occurs through stem cells found in the heart itself, called cardiac specific stem cells (CSC) as well as bone marrow stem cells which seem to exit the…

Adult Stem Cells Healing Hearts

Adult stem cells are being more and more used in patients to achieve effects.  In the treatment of patients with heart failure, Dr. David Prentice, discussed two studies in which adult stem cells appear to have some benefit.  The first study was the result of a Brazil-Florida joint effort in which it was discovered that…