Log In
Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Osteoarthritis patients benefit from turmeric extract

22nd September 2010

New research has suggested that people with osteoarthritis may benefit from taking an extract of turmeric.

Scientists enrolled 50 patients with osteoarthritis and conducted a clinical trial, which found the spice helped people with joint pain and stiffness. Half of the participants were given standard medical treatment. The other half, which received a special turmeric formulation alongside standard care, benefited from a 58% decrease in overall pain and stiffness compared to those who received standard treatment. However, Arthritis Research UK urged caution about the study findings.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Osteoarthritis patients benefit from turmeric extract
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 16142
Date Added: 22nd Sep 2010


Arthritis Research UK

Recent Related Articles

Surgery delays leaving patients in pain

Backlog of 'on hold' patients checked at trust

Fatal ward attacks on patients

Energy drinks ban in the UK

Wearable tech for stoke patients


Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles


Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2018