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Stem cell breakthrough may bring self-mending heart, scientists say

“I could envisage a patient known to be at risk of a heart attack – either because of family history or warning signs spotted by their GP – taking an oral tablet, along the lines of a statin, which would prime their heart so that if they had a heart attack, the damage could be repaired,” study leader Dr. Paul Riley, professor of molecular cardiology at the university, told the paper.

Full Story: CBS 

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