Osteoarthritis patients benefit from turmeric extract22nd 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.
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Title: Osteoarthritis patients benefit from turmeric extract
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 16142
Date Added: 22nd Sep 2010