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  • Caterpillars could hold the secret to new treatment for Osteoarthritis

    Caterpillars could hold the secret to new treatment for Osteoarthritis0

    A substance from a fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new treatment hope for sufferers of osteoarthritis according to new research.Cordycepin is an active compound isolated from the caterpillar fungus Cordyceps militaris and has proved to be effective in treating osteoarthritis by blocking inflammation in a new way, through reducing a process called polyadenylation. The

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  • Can you exercise if you have osteoarthritis?

    Can you exercise if you have osteoarthritis?0

      Osteoarthritis can be seen as a reason to avoid exercise. However a great infographic from the Institute of Bone and Joint Research shows that even if walking and doing some exercise may hurt the answer is not to avoid those activities as they are both important.   Doing some exercise is one of the

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