May 12, 2007

Fixing a Broken Heart

They say that "Heart cells in humans stop regenrating after birth. If the heart is damaged by a heart attack, it canot create a new cell to repair the damage and hearts become less efficient in pumping the blood."

I now know why the wise say: "A broken heart cannot be mended" ;-)

Btw, Columbia University Medical Center has come up with a genetic engineering solution to solve this problem. Check this out.

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