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2012-07-08 23:00:40

"Trauma to Ankle joint can cause arthritis," according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) July 08, 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 most resistant to a degenerative condition. This...

2012-05-28 23:00:07

"Arthritis of ankle being treated now at the center for regenerative medicine,"according to A.J. Farshchian MD, a regenerative medicine practitioner at The Center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) May 28, 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 join is known as a diarthrodial joint. Of all the joints in the body it is probably the joint most resistant to a...

2012-02-10 15:19:00

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center used new tools they developed to analyze knees and hips and discovered that osteoarthritic knee joints are in a constant state of repair, while hip joints are not. "This suggests the knee has capacity for repair we didn't know about and the main treatment strategy probably would need to focus on turning off the breakdown of knee tissue," said Virginia Kraus, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Rheumatology and Immunology at Duke. "I was hugely surprised...

2012-01-27 11:19:44

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease where the body begins to attack the joints and organs of the body. Proteins within inflamed joints are often modified by citrullination, a process that converts the protein building block arginine into citrulline. These two amino acids have very different physical properties and consequently conversion can result in aberrant changes in the three-dimensional structure of an affected protein. New research published in BioMed Central's...


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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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