Cartilage

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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Knee Cartilage Repair Industry To Grow To $2.75b By 2023

Reports show that the knee cartilage repair industry is set to increase at a rate of 5.95 CAGR through 2023. The knee cartilage industry is expecting the world’s population to continue to age, sending many into the geriatrics category. Knee...

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Medical News Today: What Does Chondrodermatitis Mean?

The skin conditions chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis or CNH affects the cartilage in the ear. It results in a painful nodule developing. The causes include ear trauma, pressure, prolonged sun exposure, and extremely cold weather exposure....

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A Woman Had A Ovarian Cyst Containing Hair And Bones — And It's As Scary As It Sounds

Calle Hack's period was always accompanied by intense lower back pain, blackouts, dry heaving, vomiting, and bloating. She thought her symptoms were normal, but they were actually the result of a dermoid cyst that contained hair, cartilage, and bone.

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Adam Eaton Could Return This Season Despite Ankle Surgery

Adam Eaton will miss even more time for the Washington Nationals but could return this season. Eaton underwent arthroscopic surgery on his ankle, the Nats said on Thursday. The surgery repaired a torn cartilage in Eaton’s ankle. According to...

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Army Doctors Grew A Soldier A New Ear — On Her Forearm

You’ve heard the cliché about wearing your heart on your sleeve. But a group of Army doctors did one better: They grew a new ear on a soldier’s forearm, using cartilage harvested from her ribs. Two years ago, Pvt. Shamika Burrage,...

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Nanoparticles Grow Bone, Cartilage Tissue Without Harmful Side Effects

Human stem cells—the biological jack of all trades—have revolutionized modern medicine, with their ability to transform into specialized cell types. But the current approach, which requires specialized instructive protein molecules known as...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Proteins

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