Could curcumin play a role in bone health?

Curcumin, the active ingredient in the curry spice turmeric, is protective in bone remodelling and may have therapeutic potential across a range of bone disorders, say Australian researchers.

Writing in the Nature publication BoneKEy Reports, the University of Sydney researchers review the compound’s potential in osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, osteosarcoma and bone metastases.

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