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A Shot of Bone Marrow Can Help the Heart

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Science  22 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5794, pp. 1715-1716
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5794.1715a

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Results of three trials of an experimental therapy for heart attack survivors in which bone marrow is injected directly into the heart are contradictory, revealing benefit in some cases and not others and reflecting both promise and lingering confusion in this nascent field. (Read more.)