Jill Helms

Jun. 08, 2012

Identifying the Real Culprit Behind Killer Vascular Diseases

A study finds stem cells are to blame for blocked arteries that cause heart attacks and stroke.

stem cells, vascular disease, medicine, veins, arteries, heart, cholesterol, stent

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Medical Oddities from the Bowels of the Mütter

\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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