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Study: Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements Show No Arthritic Benefit Over Placebo
Popularly sold to improve joint health, a recent Spanish study found the benefits of CS+GS supplements on par with (and in some cases outperformed by) placebos.
Pain management can be a daunting problem for physicians and patients alike. The development of new treatments can go a long way in helping patients maintain a high quality of life.
You may have seen reports on the “treatment” on TV or heard that some of Beverley Hills’ richest citizens are raving about it, but whole body cryotherapy (WBC) doesn’t yet have the data to back up the many health benefits claimed by its boosters.
Nearly 1,000 rheumatoid arthritis patients members who follow the creakyjoints.org site said they would be willing to be research subjects.
Gene expression may impact severity of arthritis pain and lead to developments in personalizing medical care for these patients.
In an aging population more people are being diagnosed with osteoporosis every day. A new medication is being developed to help more effectively treat this patient population.
Several patients suffering from obesity reported vast improvements in pain, physical function, and walking capacity after undergoing bariatric surgery, according to new research in JAMA.
Patients suffering from complications associated with osteoarthritis often reach for over-the-counter pain relievers.
A recent report found there is not nearly enough scientific research being conducted on the effects of marijuana and other cannabinoids on rheumatic diseases.

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