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New dynamic brace developed to advance clubfoot treatment
...nsive surgery, which can contribute to painful and arthritic
feet in adulthood. The children with clubfoot whom Ponseti treated with this method were likely to have normally functioning, pain-free, flexible feet in adulthood. Traditionally, children who have been treated for clubfoot using the Ponseti method...
New data on the probiotic strain Bifantis shows anti-inflammatory properties
...ally induced arthritis and resulted in less severe arthritic
symptoms. This study represents some of the latest work assessing the link between diet involving probiotics and certain autoimmune diseases. In the second study, mice were fed Bifantis and then exposed to Salmonella, a common bacteria associa...
Molecule that destroys bone also protects it, new research shows
...odontal bone loss, just like theyre protected from arthritic
bone loss," Gaffen said. "In fact, we got the opposite result. The mice without IL-17 were much more susceptible to bone loss caused by periodontal disease, compared to normal mice. "Whats the difference between an autoimmune disease like RA...
Rice bioengineers pioneer techniques for knee repair
...irst time, about the potential treatment of entire arthritic
joints and not just small defects," said lead researcher and lab director Kyriacos Athanasiou, the Karl F. Hasselmann Professor of Bioengineering. Athanasiou's new self-assembly method involves a break from conventional wisdom in bioengineering; almo...
Active psoriatic arthritis patients on REMICADE achieve major clinical response in arthritis
...stained over time, especially as it relates to the arthritic
component of this complex disease." An analysis of...nificant, high degree of clinical responses in the arthritic
component of the disease. Placebo patients in both studies crossed over to active treatment by week...
Protein marker associated with positive outcome in invasive breast cancer
...he brain, mind and nervous system, orthopaedic and arthritic
conditions, and traumatic injuries....
Hope for arthritis, heart attack, stroke relief found in unique 'acid active' receptor
...ns "suggests that additional pathways can rekindle arthritic
responses," according to researchers at the Univer...functioning during normal activities as well as in arthritic
diseases." Westlund said that, "Perhaps when the body anticipates a low pH situation, such as an at...
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... whether BLyS and APRIL sustain B cell function in arthritic
lesions, providing a T cell-independent mechanism of autoimmunity. The authors studied BLyS and APRIL production, and evidence for their receptors, in 72 tissue biopsies comprising 3 different types of synovitis typical of RA. While BLyS derived f...
Arthritis: What Wnt wrong?
...ounting evidence also points to its involvement in arthritic
joint disease. Comprehensive analysis of the enti...mine exactly which of these genes were involved in arthritic
joint disease. This extensive study, performed under the direction of Dr. Shigeyuki Wakitani, who i...
Results of world's first gene therapy trial for arthritis show approach safe, feasible
...ctive inflammation process that takes place within arthritic
joints. At a time when setbacks have cast doubt on...had genetically modified cells injected into their arthritic
knuckles and marked the first time a gene was introduced into a human joint. The researchers say the...
Disabling gene defuses rheumatoid arthritis in mice
...e gene, Foxo3a, may open a new window for treating arthritic
conditions caused by immune dysfunction. Currently, most treatments in development for these disorders focus either on preventing wayward immune cells from attacking the joints or on reducing the ability of these cells to open fire. The new results s...
Inflammatory condition doubles heart attack, stroke risk
...A those with osteoarthritis and those without any arthritic
condition. When compared to the former, the risk of cardiovascular disease among GCA patients was 1.6 times higher. Compared to the healthy adults, however, GCA patients had more than a doubling of their risk of cardiovascular disease. The prevalence...
A key signaling molecule in osteoarthritis is identified
...od news in the wake of several drugs used to treat arthritic
pain being linked to severe side effects....