This is amazing therapy that can have the potential of taking the heart to levels of being near asymptomatic.  Last week I posted about Oprah and Dr. Oz visiting a lab in Wake Forest where they are growing organs.  If you have not see the video, it is well worth a look. 

The Oprah Show – Dr. Oz Explores and Explains Regenerative Medicine

The video from the TED convention this year is also very good and there’s a portion of the video showing stem cells being injected into a live beating heart.  This is no longer sci-fi, but here today.  BD

Regenerative Medicine – Material and Cell Based Regeneration of the Human Body
Heart disease kills more Americans than anything else. One-third of all deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease - nearly 2,400 a day.
Proper diet and exercise can prevent heart disease, but doctors have always wondered if the heart can heal itself. Now, new research offers an answer and a clue for treating heart disease, reports CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook.


In this video, the physician describes how stem cell therapy is used with heart disease.  He covers quite a few areas and questions. 

Study: Heart Has Ability To Repair Itself - CBS News

Related Reading for Stem Cells

FDA OKs First Human Trials of Embryonic Stem Cells – Geron Biotech

Regenerative Medicine – Material and Cell Based Regeneration of the Human Body


  1. There is a group of physicians, patients and other interested people working together to get treatment with adult stem cells legalized in the U.S. as it should be. Please ask your family and friends to sign up ("JOIN"), and get as many doctors to sign up as well. Please see The American Stem Cell Therapy Association site

  2. Thank you for the information, Stem Cells have a lot to offer for sure.


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