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Researchers Moving Toward Creating Cartilage from Embryonic Stem Cells

People who suffer with osteoarthritis might wish doctors could simply replace the cartilage that once cushioned the joint but has worn away with time. Well, that might soon be a reality. Scientists in the UK have successfully produced cartilage created from embryonic stem cells. The research could lead to a joint-rejuvenating option in the […]

Obesity is Roadblock to Successful Knee Replacement

Obesity is not only a risk factor for developing osteoarthritis, which might lead to the need for total joint replacement, but it also boosts the potential for problems after total knee replacement surgery. A new review of studies suggests obese patients who have total knee replacement surgery are more likely to experience infections and other […]