(HealthDay) -- For patients with squamous cell laryngeal cancer, regional control rates are improved with accelerated radiotherapy (AR) plus carbogen inhalation and nicotinamide (ARCON) treatment compared ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A research team from drug maker Novartis has discovered a compound that spurs cartilage growth in mice. As they describe in their paper published in the journal Science, the team has found that when a ...
Medical research Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A team at the MedUni Vienna, headed by Sebastian Apprich of the University Department of Radiodiagnostics at the High-Field Magnetic Resonance Centre of Excellence, has now discovered in collaboration with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For years, doctors have been able to treat defects in joint cartilage by grafting cartilage donated from cadavers into patients' bad joints. Using current methods, donated cartilage can be stored for 28 days for a transplant ...
Surgery Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For children aged 14 and under, delaying reconstructive surgery for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries may raise their risk of further injury, according to a new study by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. If surgery ...
Surgery Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A cartilage gel being developed by tissue engineers and biochemists at the University of Sydney could bring increased mobility to people living with debilitating sports injuries.
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Finland, has been the first in the world to develop biodegradable joint implant, RegJoint. The implant is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Inflammatory disorders Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) have studied for the first time the response of human NK cells (Natural Killer) against porcine chondrocytes (cartilage cells).
Medical research Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A person has a tumor removed from her femur. A soldier is struck by an improvised explosive device and loses a portion of his tibia. A child undergoes chemotherapy for osteosarcoma but part of the bone dies as a result.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the University of Liverpool, working with international partners, have shown a rare genetic disease, that causes crippling osteoarthritis in the spine and major joints, is far more prevalent worldwide than previously ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new method for creating scaffolds for tissue engineering applications, providing an alternative that is more flexible and less time-intensive than current technology.
Medical research Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study has demonstrated that a procedure wherein healthy cartilage is transplanted to fix an area of damaged cartilage (osteoarticular cartilage transplantation or OATS procedure) is superior to the standard of care ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rothman at Jefferson research suggests abandon convention in diagnosing periprosthetic joint infection
In their search for new, better ways to diagnose periprosthetic joint infection, Rothman Institute at Jefferson researchers have discovered that measurement of C-reactive protein in the synovial fluid is extremely accurate, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Henry Ford Hospital researchers have identified for the first time two molecules that hold promise as a biomarker for measuring cartilage damage associated with osteoarthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
South Korea's government drug agency cleared the way Thursday for commercial sales of what it called the world's first approved medicine using stem cells collected from other people.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0