'Miracle' jab could provide pain relief for millions of arthritis sufferers

'Miracle' jab could provide pain relief for millions of arthritis sufferers
 

A miracle jab that could ease the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers has been developed by scientists.
The breakthrough may reduce the need for hip and knee replacement surgery that cost the NHS more than £1bn a year.
It is based on a protein that boosts cartilage generation and reduces inflammation of joints.
Experiments on rats and human cells were so successful human trials are now being planned.
A US team said it opens the door to a patient with arthritis forgoing an operation in favour of a shot.
Denis Evseenko, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, said: "The... read more

 
11 February 2018 in World News, Views: 61
Source: Daily Record
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