Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 9, 2018

Fish Get Arthritis Too

ScienceDaily reports on the finding that fish get arthritis. The found

The condition is more widespread in the animal kingdom than scientists suspected, USC study finds.

The very first bony fish on Earth was susceptible to arthritis, according to a new discovery that may fast-track therapeutic research in preventing or easing the nation’s most common cause of disability. The finding contradicts the widely held belief that lubricated joints enabling mobility — called synovial joints — evolved as vertebrates ventured onto land.

Read article at  Fish get arthritis, too: The condition is more widespread in the animal kingdom than scientists suspected, USC study finds — ScienceDaily


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