Gene turns heart cells into pacemaker

A gene inserted into ordinary heart cells transformed them into rare "pacemaker" cells that regulate cardiac rhythm, according to experiments carried out on lab rodents. The research is a step toward the goal of a biological fix for irregular heartbeat ...

Research aiming for heart-powered pacemakers
E&T magazine
American researchers have tested an experimental device that can use energy from a beating heart to produce electricity, raising hopes for future battery-free cardiac pacemakers that would last indefinitely, saving heart patients from repeat surgery to ...

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