Twelve patients who tried stem cell injections were hospitalized with infections, according to a published report, one that should cause patients concern. More important is that they should investigate stem cell treatments, for conditions such as cartilage injuries to their joints, before committing to one of these procedures.
Running at any time of life is not only not harmful for your knees, but may actually be protective. Good news for joggers who may have been fearful of provoking arthritis.
Among 400 older patients with arthritis of the knees, a combined approach including diet and exercise had more beneficial effect on symptoms than either intervention alone.