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Researchers develop new muscular dystrophy treatment approach using human stem cells

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Image: AHC LogoResearchers from the University of Minnesota's Lillehei Heart Institute have effectively treated muscular dystrophy in mice using human stem cells. Rita Perlingeiro, Medical School and Lillehei Heart Institute, discusses the many aspects of her research.

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Disease caused a costly 4,300 amputations in Minn, study finds

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Image: MPR LogoA new study by Alan Hirsch, Medical School, School of Public Health, Lillehei Heart Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, shows that Minnesota had more than 4,300 amputations caused by leg artery blockages from 2005 to 2008, resulting in $88 million in hospital costs.

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Updated guideline outlines recommendations for PAD diagnosis, management

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Image: AHC LogoUpdated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with peripheral artery disease have recently been released. Alan Hirsch, Medical School, School of Public Health, Lillehei Heart Institute and University of Minnesota Physicians, talks about the impact of the new guidelines.

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PAD guidelines undergo facelift

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Image: AHC LogoUpdated guidelines for the management and treatment for peripheral artery disease have been released. Alan Hirsch, Medical School, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota Physicians and Lillehei Heart Institute, explains the new guidelines.

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