Category: Arthritis


  • Vitamin E, Osteoarthritis

    Study: Vitamin E, Osteoarthritis “Tocopherol in Osteoarthritis: a controlled pilot study.” Machtey I; Ouaknine L; J Am Geriatr Soc 1978 Jul;26(7):328-30. ABSTRACT: Thirty-two patients entered a simple-blind, cross-over study on the action of tocopherol in osteoarthritis; only 3 did not complete the course. Each patient was randomly assigned either to the tocopherol group (600 mg/day […] More

  • Tranexamic acid

    Study: Tranexamic acid “Tranexamic acid, an inhibitor of plasminogen activation, reduces urinary collagen cross-link excretion in both experimental and rheumatoid arthritis.” Ronday HK; Te Koppele JM; Greenwald RA; Moak SA; De Roos JA; Dijkmans BA; Breedveld FC; Verheijen JH; Br J Rheumatol 1998 Jan;37(1):34-8. ABSTRACT: The plasminogen activation system is one of the enzyme systems […] More

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  • Rheumatoid arthritis, Oxidant/antioxidant status

    Study: Rheumatoid arthritis, Oxidant/antioxidant status “Oxidant/antioxidant status of plasma samples from patients with rheumatoid arthritis.” Ozturk HS; Cimen MY; Cimen OB; Kacmaz M; Durak I; Rheumatol Int 1999;19(1-2):35-7. ABSTRACT: This study aims to elucidate plasma oxidant/antioxidant status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Fasting blood samples were obtained from 24 patients with RA and 20 […] More

  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Oxidant-antioxidant imbalance

    Study: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Oxidant-antioxidant imbalance “Oxidant-antioxidant imbalance in blood of children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.” Araujo V; Arnal C; Boronat M; Ruiz E; Dominguez C; Biofactors 1998;8(1-2):155-9 ABSTRACT: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is the most commonly diagnosed rheumatic disease in children and may represent not a single disease, but rather a syndrome of diverse […] More

  • Rheumatoid arthritis, Selenium

    Study: Rheumatoid arthritis, Selenium “Selenium concentration in erythrocytes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical and laboratory chemistry infection markers during administration of selenium.” VERNACULAR TITLE: Selenkonzentration in den Erythrozyten bei Patienten mit rheumatoider Arthritis. Klinische und laborchemische Entzündungszeichen unter Supplementierung mit Selen. Heinle K; Adam A; Gradl M; Wiseman M; Adam O; Med Klin 1997 […] More

  • Glucosamine sulfate, Chondroitin sulfate

    Study: Glucosamine sulfate, Chondroitin sulfate “GAG for osteoarthritis of the knee–a prospective study” Debi R; Robinson D; Agar G; Halperin N; Harefuah 2000 Mar 15;138(6):451-3, 518. Osteoarthritis results from progressive catabolic loss of cartilage proteoglycans due to imbalance between synthesis and degradation. The availability of glucosamine, an intermediate in mucopolysaccharide synthesis, can be rate-limiting for […] More

  • Glucosamine sulfate, Chondroitin sulfate

    Study: Glucosamine sulfate, Chondroitin sulfate “Anti-arthrosis treatments: efficacy and tolerance of chondroitin sulfates (CS 4&6)” Conrozier T; Presse Med 1998 Nov 21;27(36):1862-5. CHONDROPROTECTIVE DRUGS: Long-acting chondroprotective drugs have a symptomatic effect. They are only effective in subjects with osteoarthritis and have no pure pain relieving effect. They act within several weeks, improve functional manifestations and […] More