Hormone promises to keep joint injuries from causing long-term osteoarthritis

Saturday, September 12, 2009 - 21:14 in Health & Medicine

An existing osteoporosis drug is the first ever found to prevent cartilage loss from osteoarthritis following injury to a joint, and may also regenerate some cartilage that has been lost to osteoarthritis, according to an early study presented today at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research in Denver.

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