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December 18th, 2005

Study heralds new heart treatment

Abstract:
A study in rats suggests tiny protein fibres may be used to cut heart attack damage by stopping key cells, called cardiomyocytes, from dying. A Harvard Medical School study showed injecting tiny fibres laced with a protective chemical into heart muscles kept the rats' organs working normally.

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