Stem cell therapy for knee arthritis – what’s the verdict?

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stem cell, knee arthritis, knee pain, knee osteoarthritis, arthritis magazine, arthritis informationStem cell injection for knee osteoarthritis is an emerging new therapy, but a group of experts who reviewed the research has found there isn’t good enough evidence that it works. Continue reading

Weight-bearing exercises promote bone formation

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osteoporosis, bone, weights, exercise, arthritis information, arthritis digest, arthritis magazineWeight-bearing exercises can increase bone density and promote bone formation in men, says new research in Bone. Continue reading

Stop using ultrasound to speed up fracture healing, experts recommend

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ultrasound, fracture, healing, osteoporosis, falls, arthritis information, arthritis magazineUltrasound to speed up bone healing after fracture has little or no impact on pain or recovery time, experts highlight in the British Medical Journal. Continue reading

Modified red blood cells could reduce symptoms and onset of autoimmune diseases – early new findings

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red blood cells, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, arthritis information, arthritis digest, arthritis magazineA new way of treating autoimmune diseases, by modifying the functions of red blood cells, is being developed by scientists, they report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Osteoporosis drug, denosumab, has a good safety profile – new study

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denosumab, osteoporosis, arthritis information, arthritis magazineDenosumab, a drug used to treat osteoporosis, has performed well in a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Continue reading

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