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osteoarthritis

chronic inflammation of the joints, esp those that bear weight, with pain and stiffness

osteoarthritis

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NIAMS researchers are exploring three types of tissue engineering for use in treating osteoarthritis.
Sports injuries often cause osteoarthritis later in life, so caution should be taken by athletes not to overdo it on the playing field.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Osteoarthritis Pain.
It is the first time that it has been possible to say with a high degree of confidence which genetic regions are the major risk factors for developing osteoarthritis.
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Professor Loughlin's new programme grant aims to identify which of these genetic changes contribute most to osteoarthritis joint damage.
The researchers focused on a total of 418 volunteers for whom blood serum concentrations of vitamin D and PTH were available and for whom radiographs to assess knee osteoarthritis progression were available.
She noted that analyses stratified by anatomic subtype of hand osteoarthritis would have been additionally informative.
Our work provides a better understanding of the events that cause cartilage damage during osteoarthritis and provides hope that tailored drug development to prevent the progress of disease will improve the quality of life and mobility of many arthritis sufferers," Young said.
A combination of both types of cells will also be trialled with the aim of repairing damage to the joint, stopping osteoarthritis getting worse and delaying or even avoiding the need for knee replacement surgery.
In the first study, dogs with chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis showed improvements in their ability to play and rise from rest at 6 weeks after being switched to a diet containing high concentrations of fish oil omega 3 fatty acids.
Proper treatment of injuries, such as surgical repair of ligament tears in the knee with a strong rehabilitation approach, may help prevent the development of osteoarthritis," says Dr Suraj Bhan, Director of Orthopaedics at Primus Superspeciality Hospital.