Talk:Methylsulfonylmethane

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Undefined abbreviation "OA" (osteoarthritis) and faulty direct quotation[edit]

The abbreviation OA for osteoarthritis is used in the article for only two times, in the section Methylsulfonylmethane#Osteoarthritis, but it's not defined. I would like to replace the abbreviation with the full word but I'm a bit clueless since one of the instances is in a quotation. What's the correct approach then? To leave the quotation as is but add the meaning of OA in square brackets? Something like this: "'[...] when compared to serious risks associated with current OA [ostheoarthritis] drugs [...]'" And while I further look into this I also notice that the alleged word-by-word quotation "'the relative safety of MSM, especially when compared to serious risks associated with current OA drugs, makes it a compelling supplement for further research to determine long-term effects, safety, and dosage.'" isn't even in the cited paper[1] . Maybe an expert of the field could rewrite this as a paraphrase. That would also be the easiest solution for the abbreviation problem. –Tom Pankow (talk) 14:24, 16 August 2017 (UTC)

Established OA as an abbreviation and deleted the 'quote' that is not actually a quote from the Debbi reference. David notMD (talk) 12:04, 27 October 2017 (UTC)

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