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2013-04-19 23:19:58

To better understand the onset and progression of osteoarthritis, Nadeen Chahine, PhD, and collaborators at other institutions looked at cells from articular cartilage using atomic force microscopy (AFM). MANHASSET, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 A researcher at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has discovered additional mechanical properties of articular cartilage, a protective cartilage on the ends of bones that wears down over time, resulting in the development of osteoarthritis....

2013-03-26 11:08:01

Osteoarthritis is a painful, debilitating illness affecting more than 27 million people in the US Think new discoveries are the bee's knees? This one is even better -- this research out of Rhode Island Hospital is the mice's knees. Researchers have found that adding lubricin, a protein that our bodies naturally produce, to the fluid in our joints may reduce the risk of or even prevent osteoarthritis (OA). The findings, in a paper by Gregory D. Jay, M.D., Ph.D., of the department of...

2012-12-03 05:00:10

"Arthritis of ankle is being treated with cell therapy at the Center for Regenerative Medicin," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 "Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. The ankle joint is known as a diarthrodial joint. Of all the joints in the body it is probably the joint...

2012-08-15 23:00:39

"Arthritis of ankle is being treated with cell therapy at the Center for Regenerative Medicin," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 "Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. The ankle joint is known as a diarthrodial joint. Of all the joints in the body it is probably the joint...

2012-07-25 10:46:58

Cleveland Clinic team simulates cartilage response to loading A Cleveland Clinic research team is developing virtual models of human knee joints to better understand how tissues and their individual cells react to heavy loads — virtual models that someday can be used to understand damage mechanisms caused by the aging process or debilitating diseases, such as osteoarthritis. Led by Ahmet Erdemir, Ph.D., the team is leveraging the powerful computing systems of the Ohio...

2012-07-13 23:01:51

The Hand and Wrist Institute, founded by the premiere orthopedic hand specialist Los Angeles Dr. John Knight now offers treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Rheumatoid arthritis is different from osteoarthritis. Though osteoarthritis attacks the joints, rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, affects many systems throughout the body. It´s an autoimmune disease, which means that the body´s immune system attacks its own cells. No one knows why the body...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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