Doctors create beating heart tissue from stem cells

by Gene on Jan. 17th, 2007

Doctors in Israel have created beating heart tissue from stem cells. However, some commenters at this medical blog are underwhelmed.

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Liza's picture
Liza says:

Huh, it's cool, if it's all on the up-and-up.

Another embryonic stem cell story posted today: "Stem cells nurture damaged spine: study". If I were a Lou Gherig's disease (ALS) sufferer, I'd definitely be sitting up (no insensitivity intended!) and taking notice.

But, just like the heart tissue study, this one seems to be published in a less-prestigious journal and hyped mostly by company press releases...

posted on Wed, 01/17/2007 - 2:58pm
vijay.v's picture
vijay.v says:

oh heck ,its cool to hear that heart tissues from stem cells are beating.Really i was animated on seeing this.It could be better if it was published in an renowned journal.Because everybody in the world may read that.

posted on Fri, 05/18/2007 - 8:44am

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