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This story to medical breakthrough that researchers say -- literally mend a broken heart.
Using stem cells scientists have converted skin cells.
-- -- functioning heart tissue after -- Goldberger cardiologist and medical director of the Joan H Tisch center for women's health.
At NYU medical -- -- is our guest and she's also the author.
Odd that this book complete guide to women's health they're busy.
It isn't good to see your doctor -- which we make of this stuff this exciting is because -- -- for people with the most severe forms of heart failure we have medications that don't cure it and sometimes they have to go for heart transplantation.
-- the ability to have a technique where you can take.
Literally take someone's skin skin cells.
Turn them insist that stem cells that can be treated to become heart cells as promising news this was published in the European torture and you see very respected journal.
And it they did it to animals still correct that's right they tested the cells after they tell program amendment to heart cells they.
Transplant them tell hearts in rats.
Rat pack so how soon until we get it -- using -- I think it'll be several years before we're ready to use it in humans I mean we're still doing animal studies.
The important thing is is about four point eight million people in our country suffer from heart failure there.
There are two important things that people need to now that one of the two leading causes of heart failure heart attack and -- -- high blood pressure.
They think it's very different are important for all of us to take care of our hearts -- you know exercise of its preventative is still being the really didn't know the number one thing but for people who are already ill.
This could be -- huge great hope.
Because we only have medicines to control symptoms can write a doctor needs Goldberg thank you for -- abbreviated interview with the breaking new.
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