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  • metabolism
  • Emerging knowledge of cartilage metabolism and structure has stimulated efforts to develop new cartilage-monitoring techniques in health and disease. (lu.se)
  • This article gives an overview of cartilage matrix structure, cartilage metabolism, and significant exogenous factor's to show how such knowledge can guide the development of new means to monitor cartilage. (lu.se)
  • Delayed contrast enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) and analysis of molecular biomarkers of joint cartilage metabolism in body fluids are two such methods that have made it possible to examine cartilage matrix structure and to study metabolic processes in vivo. (lu.se)
  • Cartilage and bone metabolism in rheumatoid arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Dr. Jack Farr, a leading orthopedic surgeon out of Indianapolis stated, "The research presented at the conference shows a compelling case for a new treatment option we now have for articular cartilage disease. (prweb.com)
  • The present invention provides pharmaceutical compositions, and methods of preparation and use for the treatment, prevention or alleviation of bone and cartilage diseases or injuries and hair loss. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • 5-2 parts by weight of scaffolding materials for the treatment, prevention, or alleviation of any of the following: bone disease, bone injury, cartilage disease, cartilage injury or hair loss. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • 2 parts by weight of dexamethasone for the treatment, prevention, or alleviation of hyaline cartilage disease or injury. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • Patients with RA and spondyloarthritis starting with either combination therapy of TNFalpha-inhibitor and methotrexate or methotrexate or TNFalpha-inhibitor alone, at Lillehammer Hospital for Rheumatic diseases.Decision about treatment modality will be based on conventional clinial judgement. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • this process can go too far, however, leading to graft vs host disease, the most serious side effect of this treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The FDA has approved five hematopoietic stem-cell products derived from umbilical cord blood, for the treatment of blood and immunological diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • bones
  • Some joints are immovable, e.g., those that connect the bones of the skull, which are separated merely by short, tough fibers of cartilage. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Osteomalacia is a disease involving softening of the bones. (vsebolezni.com)
  • Physical therapy may also be advised for other causes as well to delay the development of abnormal curvatures, such as in the case of elderly patients suffering from the degenerative disease of bones and cartilage. (wikipedia.org)
  • aggrecanase
  • Her work showing that ADAMTS-5 is the major aggrecanase in mouse cartilage was published in the high-profile international journal Nature in 2005. (wikipedia.org)