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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.
Adult stem cells could be used to treat deaf patients in the future

Adult stem cells could be used to treat deaf patients in the future

Safe, effective, and reliable procedure for straightening of crooked nose

Safe, effective, and reliable procedure for straightening of crooked nose

New surgical procedure repairs arthritic ankle damage

New surgical procedure repairs arthritic ankle damage

Overlapping signals in embryo help get the backbone right

Overlapping signals in embryo help get the backbone right

Scientists gain new insight into DiGeorge syndrome

Scientists gain new insight into DiGeorge syndrome

Surgical treatment of hip or knee arthritis does not reduce obesity

Surgical treatment of hip or knee arthritis does not reduce obesity

Ankle sprains may predispose a patient to osteoarthritis

Ankle sprains may predispose a patient to osteoarthritis

Measuring hyaluronan in joints and fluid that lubricates cartilage might enable doctors to diagnose osteoarthritis more accurately

Measuring hyaluronan in joints and fluid that lubricates cartilage might enable doctors to diagnose osteoarthritis more accurately

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