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Cartilage is a stiff yet flexible connective tissue found in many areas in the bodies of humans and other animals, including the joints between bones, the rib cage, the ear, the nose, the elbow, the knee, the ankle, the bronchial tubes and the intervertebral discs.
Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Losing weight via exercise alone may not protect your knees, study says

Losing weight via exercise alone may not protect your knees, study says

USC researchers propose rules for making ribs

USC researchers propose rules for making ribs

Newcastle scientists develop new technique that revolutionizes cell culture

Newcastle scientists develop new technique that revolutionizes cell culture

Immune system plays key role in amount of osteoarthritic pain and progression

Immune system plays key role in amount of osteoarthritic pain and progression

Preclinical study shows clear path toward effective treatment for rare bone disease

Preclinical study shows clear path toward effective treatment for rare bone disease

New Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of natural cartilage

New Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of natural cartilage

Orthocell earns CE Mark approval for CelGro collagen medical device

Orthocell earns CE Mark approval for CelGro collagen medical device

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

Stem cells do not participate directly in cartilage regeneration but serve to ‘animate’ the process

Stem cells do not participate directly in cartilage regeneration but serve to ‘animate’ the process

Inner workings of cells probed by new Kleindiek nanomanipulator at UNSW

Inner workings of cells probed by new Kleindiek nanomanipulator at UNSW

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis affects more than 300,000 children in the U.S.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis affects more than 300,000 children in the U.S.

Simple biomechanical test can help analyze tissue implant quality

Simple biomechanical test can help analyze tissue implant quality

New insights into rare-among-rare genetic bone disorder

New insights into rare-among-rare genetic bone disorder

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Treating cartilage grafts with bone marrow concentrate before joint replacement speeds recovery

Treating cartilage grafts with bone marrow concentrate before joint replacement speeds recovery

UAB researchers detail underlying mechanism leading to age-associated osteoporosis

UAB researchers detail underlying mechanism leading to age-associated osteoporosis

Tissue engineering methods could prove useful to create cartilage implants

Tissue engineering methods could prove useful to create cartilage implants

Researcher develops bone marrow models to study hematological and musculoskeletal diseases

Researcher develops bone marrow models to study hematological and musculoskeletal diseases