Category: Arthritis


  • 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

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  • 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

  • Niacinamide

    Study: Niacinamide “The effect of niacinamide on osteoarthritis: a pilot study.” Jonas WB; Rapoza CP; Blair WF; Inflamm Res 1996 Jul;45(7):330-4. ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of niacinamide, on selected parameters of osteoarthritis using a double-blind, placebo controlled study design. METHODS: Seventy two patients with osteoarthritis were randomized for treatment with niacinamide or an […] More

  • Vitamin E

    Study: Vitamin E “High dosage therapy in patients with activated arthrosis” VERNACULAR TITLE: Hochdosierte Vitamin-E-Therapie bei Patienten mit aktivierter Arthrose. Scherak O; Kolarz G; Schodl C; Blankenhorn G; Z Rheumatol 1990 Nov-Dec;49(6):369-73. ABSTRACT: The known antiphlogistic in vitro effect of vitamin E was tested in a double-blind randomized study in patients with osteoarthritis. Fifty-three in-patients […] More