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Activity may help you keep knee pain at bay

Synovial fluid that fills our joints plays the essential roles of supporting weight and lubricating joint surfaces. 

Scientists create cartilage from stem cells

Providing a ray of hope for arthritis patients, scientists have succeeded in producing cartilage formed from embryonic stem cells.

Bone stem cells may regenerate bones and cartilage

Indian-American researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has identified stem cells that are capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage in bone marrow of mice.

Scientists create 'repulsive' material

Japanese scientists have developed a new material - Cartilage -whose properties are dominated by electrostatic repulsion - the same force that makes our hair stand on end when we touch a van generator - rather than attractive interaction.

Rafael Nadal to receive stem cell treatment for back pain

Rafael Nadal to receive stem cell treatment for back pain

Rafael Nadal's doctor says the 14-time Grand Slam winner will receive stem cell treatment on his ailing back.

Scientists reconstruct nose from lab-grown cartilage

There is hope for those who have lost their nose to cancer or in an accident.
Scientists have reported the first-ever successful nose reconstruction surgery using cartilage grown in the laboratory.

New laser scanner can detect arthritis before symptoms start

British scientists are developing a new laser scanner which could revolutionise arthritis treatment. This device can detect arthritis even before the symptoms start.

Researchers re-grow cartilage, hair, bone and soft tissues in mouse model

While young animals have the ability to repair their tissues effortlessly, a new study has suggested that this capacity can be recaptured in adults too.

How dinosaurs grew so big

A new study has tried to explain as to how dinosaurs grew so large.

Epigenetic cause of osteoarthritis discovered

Researchers used human tissue samples to discover that those with osteoarthritis have a signature epigenetic change.

Reduce your risk of arthritis

Reduce your risk of arthritis:

Regular exercise strengthens the muscles around joints, which helps keep them from rubbing against one another and wearing down cartilage; it also helps increase bone density, improve flexibility and ease pain.

Breast milk, a source for stem cells

Stem cells from human milk can not only turn into breast cells, but also cells of the bone, cartilage etc.

Elite athletes at greater risk for arthritis: Study

Elite male athletes who participate in high-contact sports such as football, soccer and rugby have a higher risk of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis than men who exercise little or not at all, a Swedish study found.

Light exercise `good` for arthritis

Light exercise can prevent arthritis or delay its onset whereas strenuous activity may increase chances of its development.

Light exercise `good` for arthritis

Light exercise can prevent arthritis or delay its onset whereas strenuous activity may increase chances of its development.

Dinos ‘considerably taller than previously thought’

A new research shows that dinosaurs may have been considerably taller than previously thought.

`Bone, cartilage regrown from patient`s fat`

Scientists have regrown bone and cartilage
from fat cells and muscle tissue taken from a patient and then implanting them at the site of the injury.

`Bone, cartilage regrown from patient`s fat`

Scientists have regrown bone and cartilage
from fat cells and muscle tissue taken from a patient and then implanting them at the site of the injury.