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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.
Alternative to Cox II inhibitors

Alternative to Cox II inhibitors

MDCT arthrography is an accurate method for assessing cartilage loss in patients with hip dysplasia

MDCT arthrography is an accurate method for assessing cartilage loss in patients with hip dysplasia

Knee pain more often part of a package of aches and pains

Knee pain more often part of a package of aches and pains

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Australian discovery of adult stem cells in the uterus

Stress on arthritic knees significantly eased by small weight loss

Stress on arthritic knees significantly eased by small weight loss

Tetracycline antibiotic shows promise for treating osteoarthritis

Tetracycline antibiotic shows promise for treating osteoarthritis

Enzyme known as cathepsin G may be a target for anti-inflammatory treatments

Enzyme known as cathepsin G may be a target for anti-inflammatory treatments

Expression profiles and functional analyses of Wnt-related genes in human joint disorders

Expression profiles and functional analyses of Wnt-related genes in human joint disorders

MabThera highly effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis

MabThera highly effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis

Association between inflammation from knee injuries and a progressive loss of joint lubrication

Association between inflammation from knee injuries and a progressive loss of joint lubrication

Risks outweigh benefits of shark cartilage as anti-cancer treatment

Risks outweigh benefits of shark cartilage as anti-cancer treatment

Disabling gene defuses rheumatoid arthritis in mice

Disabling gene defuses rheumatoid arthritis in mice

Stem-cell breakthrough gives new hope for IVF treatments

Stem-cell breakthrough gives new hope for IVF treatments

Obesity is straining America's knees

Obesity is straining America's knees

Tissue engineering to grow bone, ligaments and cartilage

Tissue engineering to grow bone, ligaments and cartilage

Yoga should heal, not hurt

Yoga should heal, not hurt

Movie techniques, MRI/CT data combine with computer modeling of knee/patella to aid surgery

Movie techniques, MRI/CT data combine with computer modeling of knee/patella to aid surgery

Discovery of the enzyme that destroys cartilage in inflammatory arthritis

Discovery of the enzyme that destroys cartilage in inflammatory arthritis

Mesoblast moves towards adult stem cell human trials

Mesoblast moves towards adult stem cell human trials