Scientists closer to finding cause of...

Scientists closer to finding cause of osteoarthritis

There are 2 comments on the Mail on Sunday story from Jan 16, 2012, titled Scientists closer to finding cause of osteoarthritis. In it, Mail on Sunday reports that:

A team from the University of Southern Denmark found shortened ends of chromosomes, were linked to the onset of the degenerative disease.

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Jeremy Parks

Chicago, IL

#1 Jan 27, 2012
It's great to see that osteoporosis treatment are really getting advanced as they are. Hopefully with these treatments Fosamax lawsuits will be a thing of the past.

Lodz, Poland

#2 Sep 14, 2012
This is good news. Just an additional information: Osteoarthritis of the hip is brought by deterioration of articular cartilage and wear-and-tear of the hip joint, experts say. Included in the list of its causes are genetics; previous hip injury; previous fracture which alters hip alignment; congenital and developmental hip disease; and subchondral bone that is either be too soft or too hard.

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