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Cartilage matrix as natural biomaterial for cartilage regeneration

Just a few millimetres thick, articular cartilage plays a crucial role in our musculoskeletal system, since it is responsible for smooth (in the truest sense of the word) movement. However,

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New molecule repairs cartilage and relieves symptoms of osteoarthritis

A newly discovered molecule has been found to provide long-lasting regeneration of bone and cartilage defects, as well as symptom relief, and could potentially play a role in treating osteoarthritis,

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New approach to treating osteoarthritis advances

Injections of a natural ‘energy’ molecule prompted regrowth of almost half of the cartilage lost with osteoarthritis and aging in knees, a new study in rodents shows. The study results

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EUROSTARS grants funding to first lateral meniscus prosthesis

An international consortium led by the Dutch med-tech startup ATRO Medical received over €800,000 EUROSTARS funding to address an unmet need for Knee Osteoarthritis patients. These patients often suffer from

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Little skates could hold the key to cartilage therapy in humans

Unlike humans and other mammals, the skeletons of sharks, skates, and rays are made entirely of cartilage and they continue to grow that cartilage throughout adulthood. New research finds that