CRISPR-edited cells could help people survive chronic heart failure

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Injecting gene-edited bosom cells into rats pinch damaged hearts kept much of them live and had them exercising for longer – and tests successful humans could commencement successful 2025

By Carissa Wong

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Human bosom stem cells person been utilized to amended symptoms of chronic bosom nonaccomplishment successful rats

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A dose of CRISPR-edited bosom cells has boosted nan endurance of rats pinch chronic bosom nonaccomplishment and accrued really overmuch they exercised. Tests of nan method successful humans could hap wrong a fewer years.

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