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Glucosamine supplement extends lifespan of mice, study finds

An over-the-counter supplement designed to ease osteoarthritis prolonged the lifespan of lab mice by nearly a tenth, scientists said Tuesday. This would translate into an average eight-year longevity gain if the result could be repeated in humans, Swiss researchers reported in the journal Nature Communications. A team led by Michael…

Broccoli could help prevent arthritis: researchers

Eating plenty of broccoli could help to prevent or slow down the onset of osteoarthritis, researchers said Wednesday. Scientists at the University of East Anglia found that sulforaphane, which is found in broccoli as well as Brussels sprouts and cabbage, delays the destruction of cartilage in joints. Researchers have so…