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Target discovered that halts osteoarthritis-type knee cartilage degeneration

There is currently no cure for osteoarthritis, but a group of scientists believe they’ve discovered a method through which a simple knee injection could potentially stop the disease’s effects. These

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Researchers develop technique to replicate bone-remodelling processes

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) have developed a technique to replicate bone tissue complexity and bone remodelling processes.

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Scientists use a novel ink to 3D print ‘bone’ with living cells

Scientists from UNSW Sydney have developed a ceramic-based ink that may allow surgeons in the future to 3D-print bone parts complete with living cells that could be used to repair

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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 method heals skeletal injuries with synthetic bone

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden, in collaboration with colleagues in Dresden, Germany, have developed a way of combining a bone substitute and drugs to regenerate bone and heal severe

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Researchers examine key protein for clues about bone health

A loss of enzymatic processes within the body can increase a person’s risk of bone fracture. This new insight was recently published in eLife by an international team of scientists and engineers

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Unique study offers help for new hips

Rice University engineers hope to make life better for those with replacement joints by modelling how artificial hips are likely to rub them the wrong way. The computational study by

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AOT receives CE certification for CARLO surgical tool

Swiss medical technology startup Advanced Osteotomy Tools (AOT) has secured European approval for the CARLO robot-assisted surgical tool. CARLO, or Cold Ablation Robot-guided Laser Osteotome, cuts bones precisely and contact-free

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Physio app could help thousands out of pain and on the road to recovery

An expert, free physiotherapy app is set to revolutionise recovery for patients recuperating from orthopaedic surgery. Created by experts from across Practice Plus Group’s nationwide hospital services, the free Pocket

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Study looks at getting into shape pre-surgery to aid recovery for older patients

Older adults about to undergo elective surgery should undertake a sustained programme of targeted exercise beforehand to counteract the muscle-wasting effects of bedrest, new research suggests. A study published by