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2014-04-17 14:37:35

In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin (recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 18)-treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with effects being significant in the lateral femorotibial compartment but not in the central femorotibial compartment.

Scientists Grow Cartilage To Reconstruct Nose
2014-04-11 13:17:11

Scientists at the University of Basel report first ever successful nose reconstruction surgery using cartilage grown in the laboratory.

2014-03-18 12:30:49

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cartilage is the connective tissue found throughout the body.

2014-02-27 16:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth.

Gene Therapy Could Possibly Grow Replacement Cartilage Inside The Body
2014-02-19 14:47:12

Duke researchers use gene therapy to direct stem cells into becoming new cartilage on a synthetic scaffold even after implantation into a living body

3D Bioprinting Could Be The Next Big Thing In Knee Surgery
2014-02-13 09:11:30

Amazing advancements in the technology of 3D printing have been made at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla. Dr. Darryl D'Lima along with his colleagues report they have discovered a process to “bioprint” cartilage tissue.

2014-02-12 08:28:38

ST. LOUIS, Feb.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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