The researchers found that patients treated with stem cells experienced almost a 50 percent reduction of heart attack scars within 12 months of treatment, while the eight patients who received conventional treatment saw no reductions in damage.
A 14-year-old Oakland high school student has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and robbery for allegedly causing the death of a store owner in a violent confrontation over two bottles of vodka.
Hundreds of politicians and friends of former San Carlos Mayor Omar Ahmad filled the Hiller Aviation Museum Friday afternoon to mourn his sudden passing Tuesday morning.
San Carlos Mayor Omar Ahmad died of a heart attack Tuesday morning, city officials said.
A diver whose death was initially reported as a drowning this morning appears to have suffered a medical emergency while looking for abalone on the Sonoma Coast, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
A Napa State Hospital patient who died after a fight with his roommate on Monday afternoon suffered a heart attack, Napa County Sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart said Thursday morning.
Marin County Supervisor Charles McGlashan died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while on a ski trip in Lake Tahoe, Marin County Administrator Matthew Hymel announced today.