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Lab-Generated Heart Valves Grow Inside Body

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a tissue-engineered heart valve replacement that can grow within a patient. The breakthrough could allow children with congenital heart defects to avoid repeated surgeries to replace heart valves that they have outgrown. To create the valves, the researchers cultured donor cells in a fibrin gel within a… Read More »

3 ways yoga will change your body

A yoga body isn’t just about bendy limbs, the ancient practice can improve memory, heart and bone health, says Anna Magee We’ve become a nation obsessed with downward dogs and cat cows. Brits are now spending a staggering £790 million a year on yoga classes and yoga mats. In fact, while on one hand yoga… Read More »