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2024 Jan 12

J Nutr


The significant role of alcohol in the relationship between C-reactive protein and self-reported osteoarthritis.


He K, Huang H


Despite the known inflammatory nature of osteoarthritis (OA) and the established role of C-reactive protein (CRP) as an inflammation marker, the influence of alcohol consumption on the CRP-OA relationship remains uncertain, with previous research providing conflicting results. This study examines the potential moderating effect of alcohol on the association between CRP levels and self-reported OA.