Wise to maintain a healthy scepticism on OA supplements

The most widely investigated and used dietary supplements – glucosamine and chondroitin – do not deliver a clinically important effect in patients with osteoarthritis, a review of the evidence concludes. Instead, the systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence found lesser-known supplements such as Boswellia serrata extract, pycnogenol (pine bark extract) and curcumin might be ...

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