Category: Arthritis

Arthritis

  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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