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    Marathon runners have lower rate of arthritis

    A study of more than 400 marathon runners, men and women, has found that those who run long distances for many years have about half the rate of arthritis compared to people who do not run.

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    Do supplements help knee arthritis pain?

    Do the supplements chondroitin and glucosamine really help arthritis of the knee? We look at several studies that compare placebo vs. the supplements to help you decide.

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    Running may lower the risk of knee arthritis

    Recent studies on runners, including marathon runners, shows that running does not lead to knee arthritis, in fact, it may decrease the risk of knee problems.

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    Simple measures to control knee arthritis

    A recent research study confirmed that for people at risk of or who have osteoarthritis of the knee, walking at least an hour a day helps diminish symptoms, and the more they walk the better. Another study suggested that women with knee osteoarthritis had less progression of their disease if they drank more low-or non-fat milk. 

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    Does running really lead to arthritis of the knee?

    Two recent studies published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise conclude that running does not lead to knee arthritis or increase the risk of ever requiring a hip replacement. In fact, running might help build stronger knees.