Regrowing muscle: Experimental implant plus exercise coaxes growth in injured leg muscles

  • by: LAURAN NEERGAARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 30, 2014 - 1:31 PM

WASHINGTON — Scientists implanted thin sheets of scaffolding-like material from pigs into a few young men with disabling leg injuries — and say the experimental treatment coaxed the men's own stem cells to regrow new muscle.

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