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Viruses and asthma, osteoarthritis, cartilage repair

Osteoarthritis is usually put down to aging and the result of wear and tear. But as Mark Porter finds out, it should be seen as a disease in its own right and treated accordingly.

Dr Mark Porter dispels myths about osteoarthritis. It is usually put down to ageing and the result of wear and tear with people told that the condition inevitably leads to surgery. Mark Porter investigates the latest research on the condition and discovers that a third of patients will get better through the natural repair process.

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28 minutes