Posts tagged “osteoarthritis”

Can Losing Weight Benefit Osteoarthritis?

March 11th, 2013
Can Losing Weight Benefit Osteoarthritis?

Obesity can have a major impact on weight bearing joints such as the hips and knees. New research suggests that losing weight may also help reduce the effects of another medical condition – osteoarthritis. The research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons suggests that obesity triggers changes in both a […]

Stem cells may offer hope to thousands of osteoarthritis sufferers!

April 11th, 2011
Stem cells may offer hope to thousands of osteoarthritis sufferers!

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic hospital in Oswestry, Shropshire is to conduct a year long trial using stem cells to repair damaged knee cartilage in osteoarthritis patients. This trial is funded by Arthritis Research UK and aims to determine the effectiveness of stem cell treatment in a group of 70 volunteers. These volunteers […]

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