Arthritis stem cell jab "could ease pain for millions"

Arthritis stem cell jab 'could ease pain for millions' Stem cells taken from stomach fat and used to regenerate knee tissueCharity chief says therapy potentially 'transformational' | UPDATED: 10:31 GMT, 10 July 2012 An injection of stem cells taken from body fat could one day help patients recover from crippling osteoarthritis.

Discovery of DNA sections responsible for osteoarthritis raises hope of treatment for millions affected by crippling illness

Discovery of DNA sections responsible for osteoarthritis raises hope of treatment for millions affected by crippling illnessBreakthrough made by researchers at the University of NewcastleAround 8.5million Britons suffer from osteoarthritis | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 3 July 2012 A breakthrough by British scientists could lead to new treatments for the most common form of arthritis.

Arthritis sufferers have to wait THREE YEARS to be diagnosed condemning them to "unbearable pain"

Arthritis sufferers have to wait THREE YEARS to be diagnosed condemning them to 'unbearable pain' | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 9 May 2012 Crippling: Patients with osteoarthritis wait an average of nearly three years to be diagnosed and referred for treatment, according to a report by Arthritis Care More than a quarter of arthritis sufferers have to visit their GP at least three times to get a diagnosis, a report reveals.

British scientists develop 80p-a-day pill that can slow progress of osteoarthritis

British scientists develop 80p-a-day pill that can slow progress of osteoarthritis | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 23 March 2012 There are around eight million people in Britain suffer from osteoarthritis, according to NHS figures A pill that slows the progression of crippling arthritis has been developed by British scientists.

DNA breakthrough gives vital clue to cause of osteoarthritis

New hope for osteoarthritis sufferers after DNA breakthrough suggests possible cause Osteoarthritis usually develops in people aged 50 plusAbnormally short DNA sequences linked to painful joint disease Scientists believe they are closer to pinpointing the exact cause of osteoarthritis, offering the hope of more effective treatment. A team from the University of Southern Denmark found shortened ends of chromosomes, were linked to the onset of the degenerative disease.

High heels "are to blame for flat feet"… but a cure may be around the corner

High heels 'are to blame for flat feet'… but a cure may be a few steps away The risk of flat feet is increased in women who spend more time standing up, according to researchers It is a discovery that might leave high-heel fans feeling a little flat