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Dec 11, 2019

Stem cells don’t repair injured hearts, but inflammation might, study finds

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A team from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital tracked stem cells injected into the hearts of mice, and what they found could explain why clinical trials testing stem cell therapies in people with heart disease have been unsuccessful. They believe a smarter approach could be to harness the power of macrophages that provide healing in response to inflammation.

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