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How Microvesicles Could Revolutionize Arthritis Treatment

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This is a fascinating article from the U.K. about a potential new treatment for arthritis using microvesicles in the body's cells to help regenerate cartilage in the joints.   Osteoarthritis affects about eight million people in the UK, and rheumatoid arthritis a further half a million. Unfortunately, there is no cure. The most advanced treatments available today offer only limited relief from joint pain and swelling. A key feature of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis – and the main cause of disability – is cartilage erosion. There are no therapies to treat this aspect of the disease but our research may...

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