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New shot could reverse arthritis


April 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The discovery of a new molecule kartogenin may help encourage damaged cartilage regenerate and reverse debilitating conditions like arthritis. Currently these is no cure for the ... Read more...

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Surgeons conduct north India’s first cartilage transplant


November 13th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vineet Tomar, a 21-year-old engineer from the capital, would now be able to walk again after doctors at a hospital here Sunday performed a cartilage ... Read more...

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Focus on cartilage injuries at India meet


November 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first international congress of the Indian Cartilage Society (ICS) saw surgeons from the country and abroad put the focus on cartilage injuries - a ... Read more...

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Indians beware - smoking can cause arthritis (Oct 12 is World Arthritis Day)


October 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Anshuman Batra, 37, a habitual smoker, always wanted to kick the butt. What finally compelled him to give up cigarettes after 20 years was arthritis ... Read more...

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Cell therapy for athletic injuries


October 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Sportspersons who were earlier dependent on knee-replacement therapy for athletic injuries now have a new ray of hope in the form of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation ... Read more...

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Electromagnetic pulses beneficial for osteoarthritis patients


March 7th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Henry Ford Hospital researchers have claimed that electromagnetic pulses significantly decrease pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis of the knee.In the double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study, 34 patients used ... Read more...

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Emerging techniques show promise to repair injured ankle


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people with ankle injuries who do not respond successfully to initial treatment may fully recover with the help of two new procedures.The ... Read more...

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Worlds first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant


November 19th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A group of researchers has carried out the world''s first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant, a windpipe, made with a combination of donated tissue and her own cells.The ... Read more...

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Intense pressure helps cartilage regeneration: study


June 5th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Intense pressure, the kind experienced half-a-mile beneath the ocean's surface, stimulates cartilage cells to grow new tissues, a new study has found. The finding holds out the possibility ... Read more...

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‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’ pressure can regenerate damaged cartilage


June 5th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 5 (ANI): Bioengineers at Rice University are on the path to providing relief to millions of arthritis sufferers with the development of a new method to regenerate cartilage ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology may help end cartilage loss


June 4th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): For a long time, scientists have been trying to find a long-term aid those who suffer cartilage damage and loss. And now, it looks like Brown University ... Read more...

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Stem cells offer hope for arthritis sufferers


April 13th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
London, April 13 (IANS) Scientists have successfully identified stem cells that may be harnessed to repair damaged cartilage, offering relief to millions of osteoarthiritis patients. Cardiff University's Charlie Archer, who led the ... Read more...

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Stem cells offer hope for arthritis patients


April 12th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 12 (ANI): People who suffer from osteoarthritis may soon get some relief, for researchers at Cardiff University have now identified bone stem cells that may be worked upon ... Read more...

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Second ingredient in cigarette smoke that delays bone healing identified


March 4th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): US researchers have identified a second ingredient in cigarette smoke that delays bone healing after fractures.A team of experts at the University of Rochester Medical Center had earlier ... Read more...

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