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Hope for arthritis patients in fat tissue

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent discovery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine -- that adult stem cells collected from fat tissue can be converted to cells that will grow cartilage tissue -- has focused ...

Sep 03, 2010
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Transforming skin cells into cartilage

In this paper, Noriyuki Tsumaki and his team at the Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, used fibroblasts isolated from adult mouse skin, and expressed proteins used to induce pluripotency along with a factor that ...

Jan 10, 2011
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A dog's life -- physiotherapy for arthritic pets

Animals with osteoarthritis are generally offered the same types of physiotherapy as humans, although most of the methods have not been directly tested on animals. Recent work performed at the University of Veterinary Medicine, ...

Aug 25, 2010
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