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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.
Magnetic resonance imaging helps measure osteoarthritis

Magnetic resonance imaging helps measure osteoarthritis

Patent issued for novel method to chill body tissues and organs without forming ice crystals

Patent issued for novel method to chill body tissues and organs without forming ice crystals

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

Osteoarthritis twice as likely if parents suffer the condition

Osteoarthritis twice as likely if parents suffer the condition

New knee-scanning procedures will provide more accurate diagnosis methods for doctors

New knee-scanning procedures will provide more accurate diagnosis methods for doctors

Study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

Study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

A new marker for osteoarthritis

A new marker for osteoarthritis

New clinical study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

New clinical study to determine how people with rheumatoid arthritis evaluate improvements in disease symptoms

Researchers study whether people’s genetic makeup could make them more likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee and hip

Researchers study whether people’s genetic makeup could make them more likely to develop osteoarthritis of the knee and hip

Health web sites providing bogus information to peddle alternative medicinal treatments

Health web sites providing bogus information to peddle alternative medicinal treatments

Joint inflammation

Joint inflammation

Key signal in mice that tells stem cells to commit to becoming fat cells

Key signal in mice that tells stem cells to commit to becoming fat cells

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Australia's CSIRO to exhibit major display at the world's largest biotechnology conference

Australia's CSIRO to exhibit major display at the world's largest biotechnology conference

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Bone repair using breakthrough material

Bone repair using breakthrough material

Organic superglues, disease treatments and better food flavourings

Organic superglues, disease treatments and better food flavourings

Funding for new biomaterials for spinal disc repair and regeneration

Funding for new biomaterials for spinal disc repair and regeneration

The April 2004 issue of Otolaryngology focuses on head and neck surgery

The April 2004 issue of Otolaryngology focuses on head and neck surgery

Menthol in topical creams relieves Osteoarthritis pain

Menthol in topical creams relieves Osteoarthritis pain