Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

An algorithm that analyses MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 9, 2020 ~5 min

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Joint lubricating fluid plays key role in osteoarthritic pain, study finds

A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily allows our joints to move smoothly triggers a pain response from nerve cells similar that caused by chilli peppers.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 15, 2019 ~5 min