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Finding the sweet spot for cartilage formation

Joint injuries often fail to mend properly when not given assistance. In particular, cartilage exhibits a poor capacity for self-repair. It is possible to stimulate regeneration by implanting synthetic scaffolds loaded with ...

Innovative concept for knee cartilage treatment

Researchers have developed a material that can be used for the controlled release of a substance when subjected to cyclic mechanical loading. This work, carried out within the context of the National Research Programme "Smart ...

New dwarfism mutation identified in dogs

Professor Hannes Lohi's research group at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center has identified a mutation in ITGA10 gene, causing chondrodysplasia in two dog breeds, the Norwegian Elkhound and the Karelian ...

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