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

August 16, 2019

A team at the University of Cambridge has shown how, in osteoarthritis patients, the viscous lubricant that ordinarily…
How Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Differ

May 22, 2019

These two diseases have similar early symptoms. A U-M rheumatologist sheds light on the two most common types…
Next stage of innovative osteoarthritis drug clinical trial begins

April 25, 2019

A trial for an innovative and ‘game-changing’ treatment for osteoarthritis taking place at the University of Liverpool has…
Drug shows promise to treat diet-induced osteoarthritis

January 30, 2019

QUT scientists have found that a drug derived from omega-3 fatty acids can reduce osteoarthritis inflammation that’s been…
Becoming more sensitive to pain increases the risk of knee pain not going away

November 6, 2018

Becoming more sensitive to pain, or pain sensitization, is an important risk factor for developing persistent knee pain…
Zebrafish gravitate to higher levels

October 26, 2018

The Bristol Bone Biologists, Elizabeth Lawrence, PhD student in Dynamic Molecular Cell Biology, and Jessye Aggleton, PhD student in Anthropology and Archaeology, were one…
Osteoarthritis research effort works to understand cartilage development

September 10, 2018

There are more than 3 million cases of arthritis in the U.S. each year, and osteoarthritis is the most…
The weather’s not to blame for your aches and pains

January 12, 2017

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the…
QMRI Sees Cartilage Damage Before It’s Too Late

November 7, 2016

One in 20 adults suffers from osteoarthritis, caused by wear and tear of the joints. But early signs…
Nanoparticle injections may be future of osteoarthritis treatment

September 28, 2016

Osteoarthritis is a debilitating condition that affects at least 27 million people in the United States, and at…
Tissue fluid flow can reveal onset of osteoarthritis

February 16, 2016

Reflecting the overall structural alterations in the tissue, changes in the flow of interstitial fluid in articular cartilage…
Bone marrow lesions can help predict rapidly progressing joint disease

January 16, 2016

A new study from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, shows lesions, which can…
Effective osteoarthritis therapy with nucleic acid medicine

January 14, 2016

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have demonstrated that in-joint delivery of a transcription factor messenger RNA (mRNA)…
A broken bone may lead to widespread body pain – not just at the site of the fracture

January 6, 2016

Breaking a major bone may increase risk of widespread chronic body pain in later life, a new study…
Osteoarthritis finding sheds light on HA injection controversy

November 25, 2015

A discovery by Cornell bioengineers is shedding new light on the controversy surrounding a common treatment for osteoarthritis…
Detecting arthritis with light

November 3, 2015

Joint inflammation (arthritis) is a common problem in medical practice and can be due to a variety of…
Studying kangaroo cartilage could help human treatment

September 12, 2015

Tests on kangaroo shoulder joints reveal how shoulder and knee cartilage behaves differently — which could lead to…
Low Vitamin D Linked to Osteoarthritis in the Knee

July 15, 2015

As you get older, you may notice your knees are less forgiving when it comes to jaunting up…
Team developing bioactive gel to treat knee injuries

May 4, 2015

Knee injuries are the bane of athletes everywhere, from professionals and college stars to weekend warriors. Current surgical…
Researchers question use of paracetamol for lower back pain and osteoarthritis

April 1, 2015

New research shows that paracetamol is ineffective in reducing pain, disability or improving quality of life for patients…
Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs

January 26, 2015

People who suffer from knee pain when using the stairs may be experiencing the early symptoms of osteoarthritis,…
New ‘microcapsules’ have potential to repair damage caused by osteoarthritis

January 20, 2015

A new ‘microcapsule’ treatment delivery method developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could reduce…
Bone stem cells shown to regenerate bone and cartilage in adult mice

January 17, 2015

Cells could be exploited to treat osteoarthritis and osteoporosis A stem cell capable of regenerating both bone and…
Hydrogel injection showing promise for the treatment of osteoarthritis

July 11, 2014

Recent research shows that a single intra-articular injection of a hydrogel can alleviate osteoarthritis in horses and goats.…
Questions raised about physio for hip osteoarthritis

May 21, 2014

Physiotherapy for hip osteoarthritis does not appear to relieve pain or increase function any more than ‘sham’ treatments,…
Football and osteoarthritis study kicks off

March 5, 2014

Researchers at The University Nottingham have been awarded funding to find out why so many professional footballers develop…
New research could signal progress in osteoarthritis pain relief

March 5, 2014

Researchers from the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new way to potentially block the…
Preventing cell death in osteoarthritis

July 12, 2013

UK scientists have found a naturally occurring molecule in the body which may have important consequences for treating…
Model recreates wear and tear of osteoarthritis

June 20, 2013

There’s a reason osteoarthritis is often called wear-and-tear arthritis: Repeated stress on joints over time results in degeneration…
New theory on genesis of osteoarthritis comes with successful therapy in mice

May 20, 2013

In the future, joint replacement surgery might be avoidable Scientists at Johns Hopkins have turned their view of…
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