Heart Cells Transformed Into 'Biological Pacemaker'

July 16, 2014 6:06 PM

5 0

Heart Cells Transformed Into 'Biological Pacemaker'

Electronic pacemakers can be lifesaving for people with abnormal or slow heart rhythms, but not everyone who needs a pacemaker is able to have an electronic device implanted in their heart.

Now, in experiments in pigs, researchers have come up with a new method for making a "biological pacemaker" that might one day serve as an alternative to electronic ones, the researchers said.

Read more

To category page

Loading...