An international team of researchers, led by the RVC, has for the first time identified key similarities between OA in dogs and humans.
The findings, published in Nature Reviews Rheumatology, suggest the similarities are partly due to the shared lifestyles and environments of dogs and humans. However, their similar anatomies and disease physiology also contribute.
The “one medicine” aim is to pinpoint shared mechanisms and new treatment options to help dogs and humans alike.
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