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Pycnogenol acts directly on painful joints

A natural extract from French Maritime Pine bark exerts its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effect on joints by being directly absorbed into the synovial fluid, new research shows.

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Herbal relief: Muscles & joints

Feeling achy? Here’s a handy chart of the herbs most commonly used to relieve joints and muscle pain.

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Protection from glucosamine extends beyond joints

Seniors taking glucosamine and chondroitin had a lower risk of premature death from all causes

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Medicinal cookery for healthy joints

Our joints are subject to a lot of daily wear and tear; try these medicinal foods to keep them healthy

Gum disease link to rheumatoid arthritis

Brush, floss, get regular check-ups – it could help lower your risk of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, according to new data.

Osteopathy can be used to treat mental health issues related to back pain

New data shows that osteopathic manipulative therapy can help both the back pain and the mental health symptoms that sometimes appear alongside it.

The best foods for arthritis symptoms – new research

The science shows that the right diet, combined with moderate low-impact exercise, can benefit people with osteoarthritis.

The superfoods that can help fight arthritis

Ginger, blueberries, olive oil and green tea are among the ‘superfoods’ which a new scientific report suggests can help fight rheumatoid arthritis – without harmful side effects.

Nettle plant extract protects skin from photo-ageing

A member of the nettle family, Urtica thunbergiana, or Japanese nettle, has been show to boost collagen and help prevent skin-ageing associated with UVB exposure.

Are nightshade vegetables bad for you?

Some argue that nightshade vegetables cause various health issues, but how strong is the evidence? A nutritionist takes an interesting look at the research for and against.

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