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A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a novel green-lipped mussel extract -BioLex® -for managing pain in moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the hip and knee

  • Simon Stebbings1Email author,
  • Andrew Gray2,
  • Anthony G. Schneiders3 and
  • Andrew Sansom4
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:416

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-1907-9

Received: 11 February 2016

Accepted: 2 August 2017

Published: 22 August 2017

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Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
11 Feb 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Apr 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sachidanand Singh
4 May 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dominik R. Haudenschild
15 Jun 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mohammad Jamshed Siddiqui
20 Jul 2016 Author responded Author comments - Simon M Stebbings
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Jul 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - NORHAYATI NOOR
13 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Simon M Stebbings
Resubmission - Version 3
13 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Simon M Stebbings
Resubmission - Version 4
31 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
2 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
22 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12906-017-1907-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago
(2)
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago
(3)
School of Human Health and Social Sciences, Central Queensland University
(4)
Seperex Nutritionals, The Centre for Innovation

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