The double-blinded, placebo-controlled
To analyze the structural changes in the cartilage tissue the
Treatment of osteoarthritis
"The targeted manipulation of the cartilage metabolism opens up new possibilities for the treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis," emphasizes Dr. Oesser. Unlike analgesic and antirheumatic drugs, which merely alleviate the symptoms and effects, FORTIGEL(R) now offers the potential for an alimentary, causal therapy.
Worldwide approximately 135 million people suffer from osteoarthritis. Experts predict a rapid rise in this figure - above all in the industrialized nations. The prevention of arthritic diseases enjoys top priority, due not least to the high costs incurred by the healthcare systems.
Based in Kiel/Germany, the Collagen Research Institute (CRI) was
established in 2003 as an independent research organization. The institute's
activities centre on
|SOURCE Collagen Research Institute|
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