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Cows May Provide a Cure for Arthritis Patients

COWS AND ARTHRITIS
Researchers have recently been able to grow new cartilage tissue from cows. This new breakthrough can prove essential for treating arthritis given the fact that more and more people are affected by it. Arthritis develops when the cartilage gets damaged causing patients to feel stiffness and pain. On very rare occasions all the cartilage in the joint may be worn away causing the bones to grind a...
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Dealing With Knee Pain Caused by Arthritis

knee pain caused by arthritis
Recent studies have shown that 13% of women and 10% suffer from knee pain caused by arthritis, causing most of these people severe discomfort during their daily activities. It can be very difficult to deal with knee pain, especially when it is caused by a type of arthritis. The most common type of arthritis responsible for knee pain is osteoarthritis which develops when the cartilage surroundin...
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Osteoarthritis  

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  Osteoarthritis is an illness in which the cartilage that protects and covers the joints deteriorates over time. Eventually, as the bones are no longer separated by the cartilage, they start rubbing against each other. This damages the tissue and the bone underneath and provokes pain and, subsequently, osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease or osteoarthros...
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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis
What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis and can affect any joints, but it usually occurs in knees, hips, lower back and neck, or in the small joints of the fingers. The normal joints are covered with a rubbery material called cartilage. The cartilage helps with joint motion and acts like a cushion between the bones. OA occur...
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