Osteoarthritis

New pill may halt bone loss and damage

New pill may halt bone loss and damage

M1V-711 was tested against the patients given a placebo and those receiving the treatment showed a 65 per cent reduction in bone loss after six months with fewer side effects.

Oct 03, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Bipasha Basu opens up about her personal life, talks about ex-boyfriends

Bipasha Basu opens up about her personal life, talks about ex-boyfriends

Bong beauty Bipasha Basu is a fitness freak and so is her better half Karan Singh Grover. The gorgeous actress has some amazing filmography to her credit and an equally exciting personal life.

Sep 20, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Gene causing arthritis may have helped humans survive Ice Age: Study

Gene causing arthritis may have helped humans survive Ice Age: Study

The study showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Osteoarthritis: Experts figure out the reason why it affects women more than men!

Osteoarthritis: Experts figure out the reason why it affects women more than men!

Females just seemed more impacted: In total, they had more than 70 biological processes altered compared to males who had closer to 50, the researchers report.

Jun 27, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
Want to get rid of knee pain? Try this new chili-extract painkiller!

Want to get rid of knee pain? Try this new chili-extract painkiller!

Chronic knee pain can become a nuisance, if proper care and appropriate treatment are not taken timely.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Osteoarthritis could be delayed by removing old cells from joints, says study

Osteoarthritis could be delayed by removing old cells from joints, says study

Selective removal of old cells that are accumulated in our joints as we age, may significantly contribute in delaying the onset of age-related degenerative joint conditions, such as osteoarthritis.

Jun 11, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Osteoarthritis is higher in women than men, says study

Osteoarthritis is higher in women than men, says study

According to the study, the severity of arthritis is also much higher in females as compared with males.

May 26, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
60-year-old woman suffering from osteoarthritis gets 'golden knee' after surgery

60-year-old woman suffering from osteoarthritis gets 'golden knee' after surgery

A 60-year-old woman was successfully transplanted with 'golden knee' implant at the All India Instititute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday.

May 19, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Follow a regular exercise regimen, good diet to ward off osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis disproportionately affects post-menopausal women who are more pre-disposed to the condition because of biology, genetics and hormones. 

May 13, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
Popping sounds from knees may point to osteoarthritis risk, says study

Popping sounds from knees may point to osteoarthritis risk, says study

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs when flexible tissue at the ends of bones wears down.

May 04, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Overweight? Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration

Overweight? Weight loss can slow down knee joint degeneration

The more weight obese and overweight individuals lose, the better it could be for their knee joints, new study suggests.

May 02, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
3D printed cartilage may help treat osteoarthritis

3D printed cartilage may help treat osteoarthritis

The cartilage formed by the stem cells in the 3D bioprinted structure is extremely similar to human cartilage.

May 02, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Rising osteoarthritis in India compels doctors to stress on need for more trained surgeons

Rising osteoarthritis in India compels doctors to stress on need for more trained surgeons

Osteoarthritis occurs when there is damage in and around the joints that the body cannot fully repair.

Mar 27, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
Blaming the weather for aching joints? You may not be able to use that as an excuse again!

Blaming the weather for aching joints? You may not be able to use that as an excuse again!

The studies were carried out across Australia with average daily temperatures ranging from 5.4 degrees Celsius to 32.8 degrees Celsius.

Jan 11, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Wearing high heels regularly can lead to premature osteoarthritis

Wearing high heels regularly can lead to premature osteoarthritis

A new research has claimed that women who have a habit of wearing heels on a regular basis can be in trouble at an early stage as they become more prone to osteoarthritis.

Dec 11, 2016, 10:32 AM IST

Keep your bones healthy with these simple tips!

Arthritis is a painful medical condition in the form of inflammation of joints which leads to severe pain, swelling and stiffness.

Oct 12, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

Nanoparticle injections hold hope for osteoarthritis patients

US researchers have designed a peptide-based nanoparticle, which when injected into an injured joint will not only suppress the inflammation immediately but also reduce the destruction of cartilage, thus lowering the risk for osteoarthritis.

Sep 28, 2016, 22:21 PM IST

Miraculous! Osteoarthritic woman cured post 'Gold' knee replacement surgery

After losing all hopes of revival, a 54-old-woman, who was unable to walk or sit for almost a decade due to osteoarthritis has been cured at a Pune hospital.

Sep 02, 2016, 08:39 AM IST

Paracetamol `ineffective` in relieving arthritis pain

If you have arthritis, a new study suggests there's no point in taking paracetamol, the active ingredient in a large number of over-the-counter painkillers.

Mar 18, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Scientists grow new cartilage tissue from cow knee joint cells

The team from Umea University in Sweden created a successful method with conditions conducive to growing healthy cartilage tissue from cow knee joints. 

Jan 22, 2016, 19:00 PM IST