Fluorescent Probe to Track Osteoarthritis Development

March 5, 2015

Doctors treating patients with osteoarthritis may need to look no higher than their ceilings to see the inspiration behind the newest diagnostic tool.

According to recent research, a fluorescent probe could soon be used to not only diagnose the condition, but also monitor its effect on a patient’s body. While the device has so far only been tested in mice, it could be a beneficial option for humans in the near future. 

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