Stem cells that could help repair damage to the knee joints have been identified by experts from the University of Aberdeen. It is hoped that the research will lead to treatments that help prevent the worst damage caused by arthritis before it occurs. Continue reading
Increasing dairy product consumption has been associated with an increased risk of total hip replacement for men (but not women) with osteoarthritis, experts reveal in The Journal of Rheumatology.
There is growing concern about opioid use before total knee replacement surgery and now new research in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery suggests that it could actually lead to worse pain outcomes afterwards. Continue reading
Chronic pain in one body part may distort the intensity with which a key brain region perceives pain everywhere else, says a new study in eLife. Continue reading
A new insight into the genetics of ankylosing spondylitis could aid future treatment of the disease, says research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.