New research shows that the COMP fragment can be used as a marker for osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, or arthritis as it is known, is the most common cause of lameness in racehorses. The disease is usually diagnosed late in the course of a horse's life when the joint damage is long-standing and...

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New research shows horse's diseased cartilage cells can repair themselves

Osteoarthritis, or osteoarthritis as the disease is also known, is common in horses and involves the slow breakdown of joint cartilage due to low-grade inflammation. The inflammation causes the cartilage cells to lose energy...

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