June 23, 2003
Collagen Ingredient Shows Promise for Osteoarthritis
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--BioCell Collagen II, from BioCellTechnology, can improve the pain, stiffness and quality of life in subjects withosteoarthritis (OA), according to the company (www.biocelltechnology.com).This claim is based on results garnered from a placebo-controlled pilot study of16 men and women with OA who received the supplement for eight weeks; studyresults are being prepared for presentation at a national biomedical researchconference later this year.
"This preliminary study suggests that BioCell Collagen II has promise inthe management of chromic OA symptoms," said Eric Sheldon, M.D., a clinicalresearch investigator at Miami Research Associates. "We used a symptomassessment tool that is used routinely in OA drug studies, and the results areencouraging."
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