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Review: glucosamine is more effective than selected non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and placebo for reducing pain and more effective than placebo for improving function in patients with osteoarthritis

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  • For correspondence: Dr T E Towheed, Medicine, Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen's University, Room 2066, Etherington Hall, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada. Fax +1 613 533 2189.