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Glucosamine improves joint mobility for 1 in 5 patients with osteoarthritis

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0-i

Question Is either glucosamine or chondroitin effective in decreasing symptoms of osteoarthritis?

Synopsis The authors of this meta-analysis searched for all randomised, placebo controlled, clinical trials of either glucosamine or chondroitin for hip or knee arthritis. They did a thorough search of several databases and citation lists of retrieved …

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