Latest Glucosamine Stories

2010-10-27 17:22:47

High doses or prolonged use of glucosamine causes the death of pancreatic cells and could increase the risk of developing diabetes.

2010-09-18 06:39:06

According to a study by Swiss scientists, two supplements taken by millions of people around the globe for joint pain do not work and health authorities or insurers should not pay for the drugs.

2010-09-17 13:43:57

Two popular supplements taken by millions of people around the world to combat joint pain, do not work, finds research published on bmj.com today.

2010-08-16 12:51:00

BIRMINGHAM, U.K., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteoarthritis is a crippling disease worldwide, with an estimated eight million sufferers in the UK alone.

2010-07-30 16:19:48

How much pain osteoarthritis sufferers feel is directly related to their mental health.

2010-07-29 02:58:00

LONDON, July 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP Therapeutics (CMPT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Neill Moray Mackenzie to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

2010-07-12 12:50:43

New research evaluating the effectiveness of a broad selection of popular slimming supplements sold in pharmacies and health food shops has found no evidence that any of them facilitate weight loss beyond the placebo effect.

2010-07-07 12:28:24

Even though it is widely used as a therapy for low back pain, a randomized controlled trial finds that patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) and degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis (OA) who took glucosamine for six months showed little difference on measures of pain-related disability, low back and leg pain and health-related quality of life, compared to patients who received placebo.

2010-04-28 07:10:00

CLERMONT, Fla., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique joint supporter, called Arthro SupReviver, can help people significantly lose weight. Antionette, a registered nurse in central Florida, lost 80 lbs in 8 months while taking Arthro SupReviver for her achy knees.

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