Osteoarthritis Current Affairs, GK & News
The researchers at IIT-Roorkee have developed a low-cost method for treating Osteoarthritis (OA), a disease that causes pain and stiffness in the joints leading to degeneration of the bone cartilage. Under the new method, a nano-material and a polymer are injected around the knee joint followed by a regular heat therapy, which is believed to ..
Topics: Arthritis • Bone spavin • Cartilage • Medical specialties • Medicine • Musculoskeletal system • Osteoarthritis • Osteochondritis dissecans • Rheumatology • RTT • Skeletal disorders • Treatment of equine lameness
Scientists have found a stem cell therapy to prevent osteoarthritis after a joint injury. In the stem cell therapy, MSCs (Mesenchymal Stem Cells) were used in mice with joint injuries. These injuries typically result into arthritis. This scientific finding could result into a therapy that will be used after joint injury. Osteoarthritis means painful and ..
Topics: Biology • Branches of biology • Cartilage • Connective tissue • Mesenchymal stem cell • Musculoskeletal system • Osteoarthritis • RTT • Skeletal disorders • Skeletal system • Stem cells • Stem-cell therapy