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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.
Gene therapy helps build muscle mass and reduces severity of osteoarthritis in mice

Gene therapy helps build muscle mass and reduces severity of osteoarthritis in mice

Researchers find new strategy for developing tissue regeneration scaffolds

Researchers find new strategy for developing tissue regeneration scaffolds

Rheumatism: New clues about the prevalence of certain genetic profile in Europeans

Rheumatism: New clues about the prevalence of certain genetic profile in Europeans

Old human cells regain youthful strength after rejuvenating protein treatment, study finds

Old human cells regain youthful strength after rejuvenating protein treatment, study finds

Stem cells establish contacts with nerves in tissue regeneration and cancer progression

Stem cells establish contacts with nerves in tissue regeneration and cancer progression

New, rubber-like material could act as replacement for human tissue

New, rubber-like material could act as replacement for human tissue

WFIRM scientists develop miniature organ model to test drug toxicity

WFIRM scientists develop miniature organ model to test drug toxicity

New 3D model shows how breast cancer cells interact with the body’s stem cells

New 3D model shows how breast cancer cells interact with the body’s stem cells

New ligament repair procedure shows promise to relieve wrist pain, restore function

New ligament repair procedure shows promise to relieve wrist pain, restore function

NSF CAREER award supports research into biomaterial that promotes osteochondral tissue regeneration

NSF CAREER award supports research into biomaterial that promotes osteochondral tissue regeneration

Addressing the complexity of nasal tip contouring

Addressing the complexity of nasal tip contouring

3D-printed scaffolds engraved with grooves hold promise for healing injuries

3D-printed scaffolds engraved with grooves hold promise for healing injuries

Study: Cosmetic nose surgery may make a woman look up to three years younger

Study: Cosmetic nose surgery may make a woman look up to three years younger

Collaboration reveals promising therapeutic strategy for osteoarthritis

Collaboration reveals promising therapeutic strategy for osteoarthritis

Powerful combination of experimental drugs reverses osteoarthritis in rats

Powerful combination of experimental drugs reverses osteoarthritis in rats

Patient-specific tumor organoids may one day be used to personalize cancer treatment

Patient-specific tumor organoids may one day be used to personalize cancer treatment

Study explains “Swiss-cheese” bones suspected to cause lower back pain

Study explains “Swiss-cheese” bones suspected to cause lower back pain

Study may help develop new treatments for abnormal nerve growth in the spine

Study may help develop new treatments for abnormal nerve growth in the spine

Updated guideline for management of osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and knee released

Updated guideline for management of osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and knee released

Researchers receive £750,000 contract to investigate the use of laser light in animal research

Researchers receive £750,000 contract to investigate the use of laser light in animal research