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Injection of synthetic chilli pepper extract – trans-capsaicin – reduces arthritis knee pain

02:00 EDT 1 May 2019 | Arthritis Digest

A single injection of trans-capsaicin, a synthetic treatment based on the extract that gives chilli peppers their spicy taste, was found to lower osteoarthritis knee pain and have a good safety profile in a study reported in Arthritis and Rheumatology. A total of 172 people aged 45 years to 80 years with knee osteoarthritis were […]

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