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Nanoparticles will reduce heart attack damage

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    There is a way to reduce heart swelling after a heart attack by using injectable nanoparticles, which could help increase the patient's chance of survival.
    The process will involve injecting negatively charged nanoparticles made of a biocompatible and biodegradable polymer into the bloodstream within 24 hours after the heart attack has occurred. The particles will attract the positively-charged monocytes and redirect them to the spleen instead.
The treatment will result in reduction in the size of the heart lesion, allowing the heart to pump significantly more blood.
Dr. Gibbson
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