News in brief: Statins no help for knee osteoarthritis; What we don’t know about OA; Search for novel GCA biomarkers draws a blank

Statins no help for knee osteoarthritis Statins do not slow tibial cartilage volume loss in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis, an Australian study finds. Led by rheumatologist Professor Flavia Cicuttini from the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University the trial randomised 248 patients aged 40 to 70 years to atorvastatin 40mg once ...

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