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Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthrosis / Degenerative Disease

Osteoarthritis is a disease that leads to the degeneration of the cartilage that cushions bones in joints. As the cartilage degenerates, the bone becomes inflamed and painful and the joints become stiff and tender. Most often, osteoarthritis affects the hands, feet, knees and spine.

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Strategy to Prevent and Treat Osteoarthritis
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Arthritis Treatment can be More Effective with New Small Molecules
Arthritis can be treated with a new molecule named Regulator of Cartilage Growth and Differentiation (RCGD 423), finds a research team at Keck School .....
Treatment With Antioxidants Can Prevent Fatal Arthritis After Injury
New Acute treatment can prevent the development of fatal arthritis in joints after injury finds a new study. Time taken for arthritis to destro.....
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Bacteria in Milk may cause Rheumatoid Arthritis
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