Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate did not improve pain in osteoarthritis of the knee: COMMENTARY
- Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate did not improve pain in osteoarthritis of the knee. // ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p17
The article presents information on a study which determines how glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate are more effective than placebo for relief of pain in osteoarthritis. The study findings suggest that in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, are chondroitin sulfate, glucosamine, or both more...
- Glucosamine: The Next Magic Pill? Stacey, Michelle // O, The Oprah Magazine;Oct2003, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p132
Provides information on glucosamine. Physiological effects on the body; Role in alleviating osteoarthritis; Safety of glucosamine pills according to medical doctor Daniel Clegg.
- Are glucosamine and chondroitin effective in treating osteoarthritis. Denham, Amy C.; Newton, Warren P. // Journal of Family Practice;Jun2000, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p571
This article discusses research being done on the effectiveness of glucosamine and chondroitin in the treatment of osteoarthritis, with reference to a study by T. E. McAlindon, M. P. LaValley, J. P. Gulin, and D. T. Felson, which appeared in the 2000 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical...
- Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, and the Two in Combination for Painful Knee Osteoarthritis. Clegg, Daniel O.; Reda, Domenic J.; Harris, Crystal L.; Klein, Marguerite A.; O'Dell, James R.; Hooper, Michele M.; Bradley, John D.; Bingham, Clifton O.; Weisman, Michael H.; Jackson, Christopher G.; Lane, Nancy E.; Cush, John J.; Moreland, Larry W.; Schumacher, H. Ralph; Oddis, Chester V.; Wolfe, Frederick; Molitor, Jerry A.; Yocum, David E.; Schnitzer, Thomas J.; Furst, Daniel E. // New England Journal of Medicine;2/23/2006, Vol. 354 Issue 8, p795
Background: Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are used to treat osteoarthritis. The multicenter, double-blind, placebo- and celecoxib-controlled Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT) evaluated their efficacy and safety as a treatment for knee pain from osteoarthritis....
- Glucosamine for osteoarthritis: magic, hype, or confusion? Dieppe, Paul; Chard, Jiri // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/16/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7300, p1439
Editorial. Discusses the use of glucosamine for treating osteoarthritis. Reasons why people with joint pain are consuming large quantities of glucosamine as a result of extensive media coverage on its possible value; Ingredients of glucosamine which make it effective; Confusion on the...
- Glucosamine improves joint mobility for 1 in 5 patients with osteoarthritis. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/6/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7427, p1296
Provides an abstract for an arthritis study by F. Richy, O. Bruyere, O. Ethgen and colleagues. The question of whether glucosamine or chondroitin are effective in treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis; Methods used in a study that found both drugs improve joint mobility for one in five patients.
- Glucosamine: A potential disease-modifying agent in osteoarthritis? Farquhar, Dr. Donald; Chen, Benjamin H. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/10/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 1, p79
Reports on a study of whether glucosamine sulfate reduces progressive joint damage and symptoms in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Background; Design; Results; Commentary; Practice implications.
- Glucosamine Effective For Osteoarthritis. // Environmental Nutrition;Mar2001, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p1
Reports the effectivity of glucosamine in treating osteoarthritis in Belgium. Symptoms and diagnosis of osteoarthritis; Stimulation of cartilage growth; Components of arthritis supplements.
- No relief for arthritic knees. // Cortlandt Forum;Apr2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p14
The article reports on the result of the study conducted to determine whether glucosamine and chondroitin can give relief for arthritic knees in the U.S. According to the study, the two nutritional supplements did not reduce knee pain in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis. However,...