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News tag: cartilage


Osteoarthritis may kick in early after knee surgery

4 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Minor knee surgery to repair meniscal tear brings relief and immediate comfort, but it may also increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, new research reveals. The new study focused on meniscus, a wedge-shaped piece of cartilage in the knee with the role of shock absorber…


Cartilage plays an active role in rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

15 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The perspective of cartilage as “innocent bystander” in the deteriorating process affecting joints of people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis has changed completely, a Melbourne, Australia study shows. The Arthritis and Rheumatology journal published the research recently. The team of researchers comprised of Dr. Tommy Liu, Professor Ian Wicks, Dr. Kate…