• Cardiovascular

    Mayo Clinic Radio: Cardiac Regeneration/Stop-Smoking Drug/Juicing

On this week’s Mayo Clinic Radio, fixing a broken heart. Cardiac regeneration uses the body’s own stem cells to repair damage done by heart disease. Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Atta Behfar explains. Also on the program, nicotine dependency expert Dr. Richard Hurt discusses results of a new study about the stop-smoking drug varenicline (Chantix). And Mayo Clinic registered dietitian Katherine Zeratsky explains the risks of juice-only diets.

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: Cardiac regeneration may someday replace the need for surgery to repair heart damage.

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