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Better cartilage repairs using stem cells

Posted March 22, 2013

Using adult stem cells is a good way of culturing better-quality cartilage to repair worn hips and knees. New cartilage that has good properties can be grown in particular by cultivating adult stem cells in combination with a small quantity of cells from the patient’s own cartilage. In the long run this increases the likelihood of a cartilage implant being successful, provided it is carried out in time.

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Knee osteoarthritis, cartilage lesions linked to vitamin K deficiency, study finds

Posted March 5, 2013

Vitamin K deficiency was positively associated with developing knee osteoarthritis, according to this study of 1,180 patients from the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study.

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Researchers use hydrogel to repair cartilage

Posted January 15, 2013

Researchers in the US have created a type of hydrogel that has proven to be effective in treating patients with damaged cartilage. The gel, the team writes, in their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, thickens when exposed to light, providing a lattice platform for the development of new cell growth.

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Unlock the Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

Posted April 30, 2012

The benefits of cayenne pepper might actually be of greater value to your health as a staple in your medicine cabinet rather than in your spice rack. The cayenne pepper, or Capiscum annum, derives its proper name from a Greek word meaning to bite, a clear allusion to the pungent properties of the plant and its seeds. However, its the many medicinal benefits of cayenne pepper that earned it the nickname The King of Herbs.

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Headache Relief With Cayenne

Posted April 30, 2012

Next time a headache is getting the best of your day, by-pass your medicine cabinet and head straight to the spice rack. Headache relief can be found in the healing properties of the cayenne plant. My husband and I both use this remedy with great success. I hope it works for you too. Before we begin let’s get to know a little bit more about this red hot spice.

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