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This new 3D-printed digital patch may help heal damaged heart tissue

A new revolutionary digital three dimensional (3D) bio-printed patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue in patients after a heart attack has been created by US scientists.

Apr 15, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

New beating 3D heart tissue may improve cardiac treatment

The researchers believe this is the first 3D in vitro cardiac tissue with three cell types that can beat together as one entity rather than at different intervals.

Feb 13, 2017, 00:24 AM IST

A 30-minute treadmill workout can remodel your heart tissues

 Hitting treadmill for 30 minutes can remodel your heart tissues as expression of genes used to repair damaged DNA increased in response to endurance exercise, after a single session.

Feb 07, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Anti-cancer agent could promote regeneration of heart tissue: Study

In a latest development, researchers have found out that Cancer drug could promote regeneration of heart tissue.

Feb 04, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

3-D heart, liver tissues that function like real organs grown

The work was published in the journal Nature Materials.
 

Mar 08, 2016, 17:46 PM IST

New 'Velcro' tissue could help repair damaged hearts

Researchers have made assembling functional heart tissue easier by creating a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together just like Velcro.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Human 'heart-on-a-chip' to help screen drugs

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have created a 'heart-on-a-chip' loaded with human cardiac muscle cells that mimic the real organ to serve as a novel tool to screen medicines.

Mar 10, 2015, 17:34 PM IST

Novel cardiac patches may replace damaged heart tissues

Israeli researchers have developed novel cardiac patches made from gold particles that could be transplanted into the body to replace damaged heart tissue.

Oct 01, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

Living heart tissue grown

In a first, scientists have merged stem cell and `organ-on-a-chip` technologies to grow functioning human heart tissue carrying an inherited cardiovascular disease.

May 12, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Now, regenerating heart tissue in humans with stem cells a possibility

A new study, where heart tissues were regenerated in salamanders with the help of stem cells, has raised hopes for better therapies for people with damaged hearts.

Apr 30, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

Soon, spring-like fibres to mend broken hearts

Researchers have fabricated spring-like fibers to help repair damaged heart tissue.

Sep 24, 2013, 15:16 PM IST

Gene that regenerates heart tissue identified

Scientists have identified a specific gene that regulates the heart`s ability to regenerate after injuries.

Apr 18, 2013, 19:48 PM IST