Genetics are key to hormone therapy that lowers the risk of broken bones in older women, says research in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
3D-bioprinted cartilage cells have been successfully implanted in an exciting new study, scientists report in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. The research represents a step towards making it possible to repair damage to cartilage seen in osteoarthritis. Continue reading
The importance of early treatment for those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis has been underlined in a new study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Saturated fatty acids are a prime suspect in the onset of osteoarthritis after scientists found it changed the composition of cartilage, particularly in the hip and knee, they explain in Scientific Reports. Continue reading
Magnesium could be essential for preventing fractures, says a team from the UK and Finland.
Although we know that magnesium is an essential nutrient and an important component of the bone, no study has shown its effect on bone fractures. Continue reading