A prototype patch could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, scientists say.

The early work, carried out on mice and pigs, reveals the protein-infused patch encourages the growth of healthy cells and leads to less scarring.

Scarring can be common after a heart attack, making the heart pump less effectively and sometimes fail.

 

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http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34259213

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