Newly discovered cells in the blood seem to indicate impending flare-ups of rheumatoid arthritis. Could they one day be a gauge of pain to come?
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Motors first designed for the International Space Station can help people using prosthetic legs to walk with a more natural gait, researchers say.
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The new hydrogel is strong enough to stand up to stretching and squishing like real knee cartilage. A quarter-sized disc can handle a 100-pound kettlebell.
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Does your cat have arthritis? It's surpsingly common. Take this quick quiz to see whether your feline friend has the joint disease.
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The vast majority of low back pain emerges without injury, especially in old age. A new study sheds light on what may be going on.
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A new, cheap sensor patch could keep patients recovering from joint injuries honest in their physical therapy and improve assessment of their recovery.
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Greater understanding of the "'salamander-like' regenerative capacity" in human cartilage could lead to better treatments for osteoarthritis.
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