BREAST IS BEST: And here’s another reason why
Scientists testing the effectiveness of paracetamol vs a placebo in people with arthritic knees found a 52 per cent rate of success with both treatments.
Doctors may finally be latching on to a method of reducing swelling which has been used by old wives for hundreds of years - the common-or-garden cabbage leaf.
COX-2 AGAIN: Sorry, we haven’t finished with you yet
For years, non-specific anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and paracetamol (acetaminophen) were the medications of choice for joint pain. But NSAIDs quickly became COX-2 inhibitors associated with adverse gastrointestinal effects such as peptic...
Some observers believe that arthritis may be the result of abnormal glucosamine metabolism. In the body, glucosamine works by stopping the breakdown of proteoglycans