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Mums key to treating Alzheimer's and arthritis

A special protein which helps protect women during pregnancy also unlocks clues to treat or even prevent age-related disorders such as Alzheimer’s and arthritis. That’s what a research paper led by University of Wollongong and Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute PhD student Jordan Cater has found. Mr Carter was part of an international research team which found that a… Read More »

Can children get arthritis?

Sadly, yes. Most people think of arthritis as a disease for older adults to worry about, but children can get arthritis too. Children with arthritis face similar problems to their adult counterparts, but in addition, they may have to deal with growth issues, bone deterioration at an earlier age, and missing out on enjoying a… Read More »