Heart Diseases Current Affairs - 2019

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Scientists develop injectable tissue bandage to repair hearts

Scientists from the University of Toronto, Canada have developed an injectable tissue bandage dubbed as AngioChip, smaller than a postage stamp that can repair damaged hearts. The AngioChip is a tiny patch of heart tissue with its own blood vessels and heart cells beating with a regular rhythm. It is made out of the biocompatible, Read More…

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RAHAT medical project launched in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated a medical project Rajasthan Heart Attack Treatment programme (RAHAT) to provide people timely treatment during heart attacks in remote and rural areas. She also flagged off RAHAT ambulance fitted with equipment and trained paramedical staff required for treatment of heart disease. With this, Rajasthan became the second state in Read More…

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Scientists develops first Biological Pacemaker using Human Stem Cells 

Scientists from Canada have developed the first functional pacemaker cells using human pluripotent stem cells.  The cells can regulate heart beats with electrical impulses. It paves the way for alternate biological pacemaker therapy. Key Facts  Pluripotent stem cells have the potential to differentiate into more than 200 different cell types that make up every tissue Read More…

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