Skeletal disorders Current Affairs, GK & News
The International Osteoporosis Foundation observes the World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) every year on October 20th to raise global awareness on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. The 2019 theme is ‘Love your bones and Protect your future’.
Topics: Aging-associated diseases • Anatomy • Bone • Endocrine diseases • International Osteoporosis Foundation • Metabolic bone disease • Musculoskeletal system • Organ systems • Osteopathies • Osteoporosis • Skeletal disorders • World Osteoporosis Day
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