A new study suggests menstrual blood may be used to repair heart cells, Fox News reported. Researchers used menstrual blood from nine women and focused their study on a kind of cell that can act like stem cells. The results were awesome:
About 20 percent of these cells began beating spontaneously about three days after being put together in vitro with cells from the hearts of rats, the study says. The cells later formed sheet-like heart muscle tissue.The success rate is 100 times higher than the 0.2 to 0.3 percent for stem cells taken from human bone marrow, researcher Shunichiro Miyoshi, a cardiologist at Keio University's school of medicine, told French news agency AFP.
We always new women would be the ones to heal the world.
[Originally posted at playgirl.com/blog]