Stem Cells for the Treatment of Heart Disease
What stem cells can do today
opens doorways to even more, tomorrow…
Heart disease is a type of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that one in three American adults have one or more types of cardiovascular disease. That’s 80 million people! According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. In 2007, one quarter of all deaths were from disease of the heart.
Heart disease is a general umbrella term for many kinds of heart conditions. Examples of heart diseases include: coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, cardiomyopathy and inflammatory heart disease. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), also called Coronary Artery Disease, is the most common and also the source of most heart attacks.
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