Cartilage

New Therapeutic Approach To Treating Osteoarthritis

Researchers have developed a new way to deliver treatment for cartilage regeneration.
Related topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Medical Research

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Mesenchymal Stems Cells: Vital Role In Repair Of Damaged Organs

In adults, mesenchymal stems cells (MSCs) are primarily found in bone marrow and they play a vital role in repair of damaged organs. The transformation of a single MSC into complex tissue like cartilage and bone starts with its association with...

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Medical News Today: What To Know About The Adam's Apple

The Adam's apple is a lump of cartilage in the throat, and it develops in males and females. It has no specific use and can be surgically removed. Learn more here.

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Cartilage Could Be Key To Safe 'structural Batteries'

Your knees and your smartphone battery have some surprisingly similar needs, a professor has discovered, and that new insight has led to a 'structural battery' prototype that incorporates a cartilage-like material to make the batteries highly...
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Who's Tougher? Baby Sharks Or Daddy Sharks?

It's not just their teeth and jaws that people find intriguing. It's also their funky shapes and unique skeletal makeup that capture attention. Unlike humans and most land animals, sharks have mineralized cartilage skeletons instead of bones. This...

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Scientists Create A Way To Make More Breathable 3d-printed Tissues

A team of researchers at Pennsylvania State University found a new way to 3D print lab-made porous tissues, such as bone and cartilage. Here's what makes their advance so exciting. The post Scientists create a way to make more breathable 3D-printed...
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Brandon Morrow Could Miss Opening Day After Elbow Surgery

Brandon Morrow underwent elbow surgery on November 6th that may keep him on the shelf beyond Opening Day, Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com was among those to tweet. It was a debridement arthroscopic surgery, or a “cleanup of cartilage,”...

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New Arthritis Treatment Uses Nanoparticles To Take Drugs Directly Into Cartilage

Osteoarthritis is a debilitating drug that affects millions of people worldwide, and the only treatments available merely reduce the pain.The new treatment delivers a growth factor into cartilage rather than into the surface of a joint, where it'd...
Related topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

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Medical News Today: Osteoarthritis: New Compound May Stop The Disease

A new study deemed 'game-changing' by the researchers finds a blocking compound that can stop the cartilage from breaking down in a model of osteoarthritis.
Related topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Medical Research

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Didi Gregorius Out With Torn Cartilage In Wrist

Well this is bad. Following today’s game, Aaron Boone announced Didi Gregorius tore cartilage in his right wrist sliding into home plate yesterday night. He went for an MRI today and received a cortisone shot, and will be re-evaluated in a few...

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Human Skeletal Stem Cells Isolated In Breakthrough Discovery

Scientists have isolated skeletal stem cells in adult and fetal bones for the first time.These cells could one day help treat damaged bone and cartilage.The team was able to grow skeletal stem cells from cells found within liposuctioned...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Medical Research

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Human Skeletal Stem Cells Identified

Human skeletal stem cells that become bone, cartilage, or stroma cells have been isolated from fetal and adult bones. This is the first time that skeletal stem cells, which had been observed in rodent models, have been identified in humans. The...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Medical Research

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Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis

THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- Different from osteoarthritis, which is the wear-and-tear breakdown of joint cartilage experienced over time, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease that causes both pain and intense fatigue. When you're...
Related topics: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis Research Effort Works To Understand Cartilage Development

For the first time, researchers have identified and characterized unique cell populations that form the superficial zone of human joint cartilage. The zone has the most critical role in cushioning the joint and is often partially or completely lost...
Related topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Medical Research

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Wright Medical Buys Cartiva To Boost Lower Extremities Unit

Wright Medical Group N.V. WMGI recently entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cartiva, Inc. for $435 million. Notably, the transaction will add Synthetic Cartilage Implant (SCI), Cartiva’s flagship product, to Wright Medical’s...

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Jung Ho Kang Undergoes Wrist Surgery

1:18pm: Kang did indeed have surgery to debride the cartilage in his wrist this morning, the Pirates announced. However, it’s not a guarantee that the injury will end his season. Per the team’s press release: “The Pirates are very...

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Common Evolutionary Origins Between Vertebrates And Invertebrates Revealed

Placodes and neural crests are defining features of vertebrates (animals with a spinal cord surrounded by cartilage or bone). Placodes are embryonic structures that develop into sensory organs such as ear, nose, and lens cells, while neural crests...

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Graphene Foam Could One Day Ease Osteoarthritis Joint Pain And Prevent The Need For Joint...

Previous studies have shown graphene foam's compatibility with chondrogenic cell lines for cartilage tissue engineering; this is the first to focus on the viscoelastic behavior of the engineered tissue to test the functionality of the grown...
Related topics: Graphene, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

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Graphene Foam Could One Day Ease Osteoarthritis Joint Pain And Prevent The Need For Joint...

Previous studies have shown graphene foam's compatibility with chondrogenic cell lines for cartilage tissue engineering; this is the first to focus on the viscoelastic behavior of the engineered tissue to test the functionality of the grown...
Related topics: Graphene, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

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A Fox Code For The Face

In the developing face, how do stem cells know whether to become cartilage, bones or teeth? To begin to answer this question, scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Gage Crump tested the role of a key family of genes, called...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Genetics

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