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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.
New imaging technology may serve as objective outcome measures for orthopedic conditions

New imaging technology may serve as objective outcome measures for orthopedic conditions

Osteochondral allograft and microfracture procedures restore patient mobility

Osteochondral allograft and microfracture procedures restore patient mobility

First implant of cryopreserved osteoarticular allograft

First implant of cryopreserved osteoarticular allograft

Lack of collagen increases likelihood of osteoarthritis

Lack of collagen increases likelihood of osteoarthritis

New bone marrow model could help people with sickle cell disease

New bone marrow model could help people with sickle cell disease

Achieva 3T MR Scanner launched officially launched

Achieva 3T MR Scanner launched officially launched

Mesoblast signs adult stem cells agreement

Mesoblast signs adult stem cells agreement

Study sheds light on growing pains and growth spurts

Study sheds light on growing pains and growth spurts

Researchers have discovered an ample source of stem cells in an uncharted part of the umbilical cord

Researchers have discovered an ample source of stem cells in an uncharted part of the umbilical cord

Gene therapy helps generate bone around dental implants

Gene therapy helps generate bone around dental implants

Aastrom Biosciences responds to article regarding contaminated stem cell lines

Aastrom Biosciences responds to article regarding contaminated stem cell lines

Breakthrough technology which will allow tailor-made tissues and bones to be grown

Breakthrough technology which will allow tailor-made tissues and bones to be grown

Strong association between high levels of hyaluronic acid and severe osteoarthritis

Strong association between high levels of hyaluronic acid and severe osteoarthritis

Signaling molecule involved in osteoarthritis identified

Signaling molecule involved in osteoarthritis identified

New gel promotes healing by gluing bone pieces together

New gel promotes healing by gluing bone pieces together

Stem cells transplanted to female foetus

Stem cells transplanted to female foetus

Injectable gel that could speed repair of torn cartilage

Injectable gel that could speed repair of torn cartilage

Cell replacement therapy offers a novel and powerful medical technology

Cell replacement therapy offers a novel and powerful medical technology

Research raises question on shark cartilage use as an anti-cancer treatment

Research raises question on shark cartilage use as an anti-cancer treatment

Benefits of weight loss may depend on alignment of affected leg, study suggests

Benefits of weight loss may depend on alignment of affected leg, study suggests