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'Spare Tyre' Could Save Lives: Study Finds Belly Fat Helped Heart Attack Patients


Health & Wellness  (tags: live, fat, belly, attack, cells, heart, Stem Cells )

Sophie
- 3164 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists injected stem cells derived from waistline fat tissue into the hearts of coronary patients and found the cells reduced levels of damage, increased blood flow and improved the organs' pumping ability.



   

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Carmen S (69)
Tuesday November 16, 2010, 8:45 pm
So we are all carrying insurance on our bodies. Pretty good.
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 1:01 am
Wow! This seems good news for so many!! Noted with thanks.
 

Trequl M (170)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 7:15 am
Very important article for everyone. Noted with thanks.
 

(0)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 4:01 pm
Well, whaddaya know! A little spare tire is not such a bad thing after all!
 

. (0)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 4:24 pm
Thank you Sophie.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 5:33 pm
You can have my spare tire any time.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 7:28 pm
This is ridiculous!
 

Maureen C (4)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 11:36 pm
This is good news, but ironic; because extra fat around your waistline is a risk factor for heart attack to begin with.

Don't start building up "insurance" people!.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 1:23 pm
noted and we have now reached the contradictions of scientific research. so many people believe what is "discovered" when it is couched in the issue of scientific research. by many scientific research is considered an absolute irreversible proven result. end of discussion. except for now. i remember when we were all told that science had Proven that the belly fat "spare tyre" was deadly and dangerous to us and had to be eliminated. this is what fueled a lot of money for the "exercise" programs advertised...so now, scientific research is saying that stem cells from this fat can help heart attack patients...interesting...even proven scientific research is not absolute....
 

Edith B (146)
Monday December 20, 2010, 10:25 pm
Wow, that is good news!
 
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