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Latest in Cardiology: Non-Interventional

Each month we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

Heart to Heart with the Texas Heart Institute

Can Stem Cells Cure a Broken Heart?

James T. Willerson, MD, President and Medical Director of the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, discusses groundbreaking new therapies to cure cardiovascular disease using stem cell technology. He expounds upon using induced differentiation of autologous fibroblasts to create...
Serum proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin 9 (PCSK9) is a monoclonal antibody that increases recycling of LDL receptors and is hypothesized to reduce LDL in circulation. According to clinical trial results in The New England Journal of Medicine, treatment with atorvastatin and PCSK9 showed effective...