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Weekend Wellness: Numerous tests available to check heart function

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband is 82 years old. Over the past year he’s become very tired, and he sometimes gets short of breath. His doctor recommends he has tests to check his heart function. What are these tests, and what would they be looking for? ANSWER: Doctors can use [...]

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Bone Marrow Stem Cells Improve Heart Function, Study Finds

CHICAGO — A research network led by a Mayo Clinic physician found that stem cells derived from heart failure patients' own bone marrow and injected into their hearts improved the function of the left ventricle, the heart's pumping chamber. Researchers also found that certain types of the stem cells were [...]

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