Drinking milk may slow knee arthritis in women

A study indicates that the more low-fat or fat-free milk women drink, the slower the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee. Milk consumption does not show the same benefit for men, however.

Drinkers are less likely to develop arthritis

Researchers set out to investigate whether there is an association between alcohol consumption and arthritis and found that those who drank alcohol regularly (but moderately) were less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than non-drinkers .

load more

Still have a question?

Get free advice from our panel of experts

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

* You must accept our condition

Forum Rules