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Scientists hit milestone in 3D printing of cartilage

The story of 3D printing in medical care is quickly moving from abstract hope to concrete progress, as Swedish researchers announced that they have …

Lab-grown cartilage mimics the real thing - Futurity

Cartilage doesn't grow back after injury or overuse, but scientists have created an artificial version that could replace it.

Algae Molecule Found to Treat Arthritis - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive

London- Researchers at ETH Zurich, Empa and the Norwegian research institute SINTEF have announced they are pursuing a new approach to treating …

Immune System

Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics real tissue

The new Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of cartilage by combining a network of tough nanofibers from Kevlar with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA).

Engineering

Molecule could grow cartilage in arthritic joints

Led by Dr. Denis Evseenko, scientists from the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine have developed a molecule that could be …

Southern California

Quicker weight bearing may be safe with knee cartilage surgery

People receiving a graft of their own knee cartilage cells may be better off returning to full weight bearing after six weeks instead of the standard eight, a small study suggests.<p>Knee surgery patients put on a six-week recovery track were able to get back to work and other activities like sports …