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ASU Clinical Study 5 in Plain English

After multiple clinical trials and one meta-analysis all demonstrating the efficacy of Avocado Soy Unsaponifiables (ASUs) treatment in joint pain, researchers moved on toward further testing ASU’s efficacy in larger groups of people. As a next step they conducted an observational study in routine medical practice for knee pain. This study is a great follow [...]

ASU Clinical Study 4 in Plain English

After three successful clinical studies on ASU that showed it can improve function and decrease pain in individuals suffering from osteoarthritis, the next step was to conduct what is called a meta-analysis. Now what exactly is a meta-analysis? Simply put, it is when you combine multiple trials from different researchers and use all that data [...]

ASU Clinical Study 3 in Plain English

After the previous two studies found that ASU could provide symptomatic relief to individuals suffering from osteoarthritis, a third trial was conducted. In this third trial a much larger number of subjects participated, 260 total compared to the 150 in the prior two studies. The researchers conducted this trial using gold standard principles: multiple centers, [...]

ASU Clinical Study 1 in Plain English

When dealing with joint pain and arthritis, one of the potential problems that arises is that the typical medications used to combat joint pain, both analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), typically have a less favorable safety profile. Basically, these drugs, think opioids and Celebrex, have significant side effects that make them a less than [...]