Tag Archives: HEART

Can stem cells help a diseased heart heal itself? Researcher achieves important milestone

A team of Rutgers scientists, including Leonard Lee and Shaohua Li, have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves — a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices. The study, recently published in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, involved… Read More »

The Real Reason You Never Hear About Heart Cancer

Marissa LaliberteDec 11 Yes, this form of cancer does exist, but it’s exceedingly rare. Doctors reveal why heart cancer just isn’t as common as other types of cancer. Pixel-Shot/ShutterstockLung cancer. Brain tumors. Breast cancer. Prostate cancer. Every organ in your body is vulnerable to creating abnormal cells that attack your healthy tissue, but there’s one… Read More »