Plant derivative – daphnetin – could help osteoarthritis after lab studies show it has anti-arthritic properties
Daphnetin, a traditional Chinese remedy that comes from a genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs native to Asia, Europe and north Africa, appears to have anti-arthritic effects that could make it the focus of future treatments, a team reports in in Life Sciences. Continue reading
Yoga appears to be effective for lowering pain and stiffness of knee osteoarthritis, and improving function, says a Current Rheumatology Reports paper.
Physical activity comes up trumps in a new analysis of non-drug and non-surgical interventions for knee arthritis published in an academic journal. Continue reading
Single injections of intra-articular hyaluronic acid seem to work as well as multiple injections in terms of pain relief in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, experts report in Current Therapeutic Research, Clinical and Experimental. Continue reading
Supplementation with vitamin D over four years has been associated with lower levels of advancement of knee osteoarthritis in a large study in Arthritis Care & Research. Continue reading