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Efficacy and safety of curcumin and its combination with boswellic acid in osteoarthritis: a comparative, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

  • Armine Haroyan1, 2Email author,
  • Vahan Mukuchyan1,
  • Nana Mkrtchyan1,
  • Naira Minasyan1,
  • Srbuhi Gasparyan1,
  • Aida Sargsyan1,
  • Mikael Narimanyan2 and
  • Areg Hovhannisyan3
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:7

Received: 7 July 2017

Accepted: 15 December 2017

Published: 9 January 2018

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Original Submission
7 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christelle Sanchez
12 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Biji T. Kurien
5 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Armine Haroyan
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - Armine Haroyan
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
15 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
9 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12906-017-2062-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

“Erebuni” Medical Center, Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan State Medical University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Anti-doping Service of Republican Centre of Sport Medicine, Yerevan, Armenia