“Heart Muscle Renewed Over Lifetime, Study Finds” from NYT 4-3-09

Posted on 3 April 2009

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Heart Muscle Renewed Over Lifetime, Study Finds

Published: April 2, 2009
About 1 percent of the heart muscle cells are replaced every year at age 25, and that rate gradually falls to less than half a percent per year by age 75, concluded a team of researchers led by Dr. Jonas Frisen of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.
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