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High fat diet improves cartilage repair in mice
Obesity is a well-known risk factor for osteoarthritis, but its effects on cartilage repair are unknown. (2016-07-19)
Researcher gets $1.3 million grant to study preventing post-traumatic osteoarthritis
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.3 million grant to Diane Wagner, an associate professor of mechanical engineering with the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, to evaluate a new method of strengthening damaged cartilage, preventing it from progressing to a debilitating form of arthritis. (2016-07-27)
Types and preparation techniques of scaffold materials in cartilage tissue engineering
Chondral defects caused by tumor, trauma, infection, congenital malformations are very common in clinical trials. (2018-12-10)
Growing cartilage from stem cells
Damaged knee joints might one day be repaired with cartilage grown from stem cells in a laboratory. (2009-10-20)
Common mental health drug could be used to treat arthritis
Lithium chloride which is used as a mood stabiliser in the treatment of mental health problems, mainly bipolar disorder, could be used to treat arthritis according to a new study. (2015-07-16)
Glucocorticoid treatment may prevent long-term damage to joints
Joint injury can result in irreversible damage of cartilage which, despite treatment and surgery, often eventually leads to osteoarthritis (OA) in later life. (2011-09-02)
Bioengineered tissue implants regenerate damaged knee cartilage
Knee cartilage injuries can be effectively repaired by tissue engineering and osteoarthritis does not stop the regeneration process concludes research led by scientists at the University of Bristol. (2006-07-04)
Going from negative to positive in the treatment of osteoarthritis
A scientific team has designed a charged molecule that improved the delivery of osteoarthritis drugs to knee joint cartilage in rodent models of the debilitating joint disorder. (2018-11-28)
Procedures to repair knee cartilage show promise in treating patients over 40
Two studies at Hospital for Special Surgery find that cartilage restoration procedures using 'plugs' are a viable treatment option for patients over 40 years old. (2016-03-04)
Cartilage grown in lab implanted into man's knee
Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing a novel approach to repairing damaged cartilage in the knee. (2015-08-20)
Radiocarbon dating suggests joint cartilage can't renew
Using radiocarbon dating as a forensic tool, researchers have found that human cartilage rarely renews in adulthood, suggesting that joint diseases may be harder to treat than previously thought. (2016-07-06)
HRT prevents osteoarthritis
Long term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) seems to protect women from osteoarthritis of the knee, by preserving the volume of cartilage in the joint. (2001-03-12)
Little skates could hold the key to cartilage therapy in humans
Unlike humans and other mammals, the skeletons of sharks, skates, and rays are made entirely of cartilage and they continue to grow that cartilage throughout adulthood. (2020-05-12)
University Of Pittsburgh Develops Sensitive, Accurate Probe To Measure Cartilage Damage
Investigators at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a probe that can accurately measure the extent of damage to articular cartilage, according to a report being presented on Feb. (1999-02-02)
Repairing articular cartilage defects with an injectable gel engineered with gene modified BMSCs
Tissue engineering combined with gene therapy technology has the potential to manage the repair of defective articular cartilage. (2013-04-23)
Higher strength MRI can help patients avoid arthroscopy for shoulder injuries
MRI, at a strength of 3.0 Tesla is comparable to arthroscopy in detecting cartilage tears in the shoulder, according to a new study by researchers from the Neuroskeletal Imaging Institute in Merritt Island, FL. (2006-05-01)
SAGE partners with ICRS to launch Cartilage
SAGE is partnering with the International Cartilage Repair Society to launch Cartilage in 2010. (2009-09-23)
Basel researchers succeed in cultivating cartilage from stem cells
Stable joint cartilage can be produced from adult stem cells originating from bone marrow. (2018-04-16)
Chemical signaling simulates exercise in cartilage cells
Cartilage is notoriously difficult to repair or grow, but researchers at Duke Medicine have taken a step toward understanding how to regenerate the connective tissue. (2014-01-13)
When form fouls up function
Some patients who undergo rhinoplasty - commonly referred to as a (1999-11-15)
Study finds that gravity, 'mechanical loading' are key to cartilage development
Mechanical loading is required for creating cartilage that is then turned to bone; however, little is known about cartilage development in the absence of gravity. (2017-08-22)
Collagen in cartilage tissues behaves like liquid crystals in a smart phone screen
Cartilage in our joints contains collagen which behaves a bit like the liquid crystals on a smart phone screen, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). (2017-08-17)
Diseased cartilage harbors unique migratory progenitor cells
A new study finds previously unidentified fibrocartilage-forming progenitor cells in degenerating, diseased human cartilage, but not in cartilage from healthy joints. (2009-04-02)
Is zinc the missing link for osteoarthritis therapies?
A study published in the journal Cell reveals that osteoarthritis-related tissue damage is caused by a molecular pathway that is involved in regulating and responding to zinc levels inside of cartilage cells. (2014-02-13)
Can interrupting a cell's power source after injury protect against post-traumatic osteoarthritis?
Can interrupting a cell's power source after injury protect against post-traumatic osteoarthritis? (2018-02-07)
Prolactin reduces arthritis inflammation
In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Carmen Clapp and colleagues at the National University of Mexico identify prolactin as a potential treatment for inflammatory joint disease. (2013-08-01)
Scientists use stem cells to grow cartilage
Scientists from Imperial College London have successfully converted human embryonic stem cells into cartilage cells, offering encouragement that replacement cartilage could one day be grown for transplantation. (2005-11-16)
Risks outweigh benefits of shark cartilage as anti-cancer treatment
As a treatment for advanced cancer, shark cartilage fails to benefit patients and its adverse effects lead to poor compliance. (2005-05-23)
Cartilage damaged from exercise may aid in early osteoarthritis detection
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder and currently there is no cure. (2013-04-02)
Cells from cow knee joints used to grow new cartilage tissue in laboratory
In an effort to develop a method for cartilage tissue engineering, researchers at Umeå University in Sweden successfully used cartilage cells from cow knee joints. (2016-01-21)
3-D printing with living tissues may help treat joint diseases
Degeneration of cartilage and other joint tissues is a major cause of disability. (2017-06-26)
Indiana University orthopaedic surgeon to share cartilage growth research results
Dr. Stephen Trippel's research involves articular cartilage repair through the use of a naturally occurring growth factor. (2002-05-20)
Making lab-grown tissues stronger
Lab-grown tissues could one day provide new treatments for injuries and damage to the joints, including articular cartilage, tendons and ligaments. (2014-10-30)
Antioxidant defender protects against osteoarthritis
A protein involved in multiple cellular processes called ANP32A protects cartilage in the joints against degradation by damaging oxidation, preventing the development and progression of osteoarthritis, according to a new study by Frederique Cornelis and colleagues. (2018-09-12)
Rice University lands $1.7M for articular cartilage study
Rice University has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to develop biodegradable plastics that can be injected in place of damaged or missing cartilage, acting as template for the re-growth of healthy cartilage. (2003-04-07)
Woven scaffolds could improve cartilage repair
Using a unique weaving machine of their design, Duke University Medical Center researchers have created a three-dimensional fabric (2007-02-06)
Smokers risk more painful and progressive osteoarthritis
Smokers risk more painful and progressive osteoarthritis than non-smokers, suggests research published ahead of print in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. (2006-12-06)
Brown researchers work toward ending cartilage loss
Brown University nanotechnology engineer Thomas Webster has published a first-ever study that shows how a surface of carbon nanotubes combined with electrical pulses could help regenerate cartilage naturally in the body. (2008-06-03)
Irx genes make cartilage cells act 'oh so immature'
Arthritis, the leading cause of disability in the US, involves the loss of a special type of cartilage cell lining the joints. (2015-11-09)
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