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How do you mend a broken heart?

Wednesday 28th Mar 2018, 03.15pm

It’s the organ that pumps our blood around our body to keep us alive…the heart. But what happens after a heart attack? If you are lucky and rushed to hospital quickly enough, you may escape with minimal damage but many patients are left with a scar that doesn’t heal. Is there any hope of fixing the damage?

In this episode of the Oxford Sparks Big Questions podcast they asked the question: How do you mend a broken heart? To find out they went to see Cardiovascular Biologist, Nicola Smart from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics …

 

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