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Body's First Defense May Be Root of Diseases
Medical researchers are becoming convinced that the body's first defense against infection may play a role in some of the most devastating afflictions of modern humans.

In the News
Options for Knee Cartilage Injuries (Post, July 23, 2002)

Donating Cells to... Yourself: Novel Surgery Uses Preserved Cartilage (Post, July 23, 2002)

Knee Surgery For Arthritis Is Ineffective, Study Finds (Post, July 11, 2002)

No Knead for Arthritis Supplements: Chondroitin and Glucosamine May Prove Effective as Pills, but Why Are They in Skin Creams? (Post, June 25, 2002)

Two Sample Workouts for Improving Mobility and Function (Post, June 18, 2002)

Arthritis Pain: Work It: Exercise, Not Rest, is Often the Right Move (Post, June 18, 2002)

Drug Firm May Not Call Celebrex Safer, FDA Says: Study Did Not Back Anti-Arthritis Drug Claims (Post, June 8, 2002)

Journal: Drug Sales Based on 'Seriously Biased' Data: Celebrex, Vioxx Cited For Problems, Claims (Post, June 4, 2002)

When 'Air' Descended, Knees Paid The Price (Post, Feb. 27, 2002)

Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Guideline (Post, Feb. 19, 2002)

Psoriatic Arthritis: A Growth Industry (Post, Feb. 19, 2002)

Arthritis: A Joint Effort: Government and Private Researchers Seek to Understand -- And Improve -- Treatment For Osteoarthritis (Post, Jan. 29, 2002)

Treating Osteoarthritis: Current Options (Post, Jan. 29, 2002)

FDA Approves Wider Use of Popular Arthritis Drug (Post, Jan. 17, 2002)

A Decaf Report Prompts Arthritis Jitters (Post, Nov. 27, 2001)

Arthritis Drug Cited For Heart Disease Risk (Post, Oct. 23, 2001)

YOU AND A: ARTHRITIS DRUGS: Pain and Confusion (Post, Sept. 4, 2001)

MedImmune May Help Firm Produce Drug (Post, Aug. 16, 2001)

Missing Data on Celebrex: Full Study Altered Picture of Drug (Post, Aug. 5, 2001)

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