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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.
Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Groundbreaking preventive approach promises to revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Groundbreaking preventive approach promises to revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

3D printing may aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis

3D printing may aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis

Russian scientists propose new method to study tissue changes after laser surgery

Russian scientists propose new method to study tissue changes after laser surgery

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

KU researcher studies how estrogen may protect menisci between thighbone and shinbone

Hormone therapy effective in reducing prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, shows study

Hormone therapy effective in reducing prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, shows study

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret

Micropores in fabricated tissues allow nutrient and oxygen diffusion into core

Micropores in fabricated tissues allow nutrient and oxygen diffusion into core

Galectins play a key role in the degeneration of cartilage in osteoarthritis

Galectins play a key role in the degeneration of cartilage in osteoarthritis

Findings may open up new ways to treat dwarfism and other ER-stress-related conditions

Findings may open up new ways to treat dwarfism and other ER-stress-related conditions

Cartilage tissue engineering brings good news for patients with cartilage defects

Cartilage tissue engineering brings good news for patients with cartilage defects

Researchers achieve breakthrough in blood vessel engineering

Researchers achieve breakthrough in blood vessel engineering

NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system sent to space

NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system sent to space

EPFL researchers develop new hydrogel that firmly adheres to soft tissues

EPFL researchers develop new hydrogel that firmly adheres to soft tissues

Study: 'Adam's apple' reduction surgery has high patient satisfaction rates

Study: 'Adam's apple' reduction surgery has high patient satisfaction rates

Researchers identify active stem cells in “resting zone” of cartilage

Researchers identify active stem cells in “resting zone” of cartilage

CRISPR genome editing has foreseeable implications for plastic and reconstructive surgery

CRISPR genome editing has foreseeable implications for plastic and reconstructive surgery

Researchers develop new material that improves quality, durability of knee cartilage implants

Researchers develop new material that improves quality, durability of knee cartilage implants

Novel bioreactor allows ultrasonic monitoring of human cartilage grown in 3D

Novel bioreactor allows ultrasonic monitoring of human cartilage grown in 3D