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Vitamin D deficiency may be the most common medical problem in the world
Arch Intern Med. 2009 Mar 23;169(6):626-32
Demographic differences and trends of vitamin D insufficiency in the US population, 1988-2004
Arthritis Res Ther. 2008;10(5):R123. Epub 2008 Oct 18.
Vitamin D deficiency in undifferentiated connective tissue disease.
Scand J Immunol. 2008 Sep;68(3):261-9. Epub 2008 May 29.
The complex role of vitamin D in autoimmune diseases
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2008 Sep;47(9):1348-51. Epub 2008 May 22
Hypovitaminosis D among rheumatology outpatients in clinical practice
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2008 Aug;22(4):657-75
Life Sciences Volume 81, Issue 3, 27 June 2007, Pages 188-197
Gender specific effect of progesterone on myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
Arthritis Research & Therapy 2007, 9:R76
Glucosamine prevents in vitro collagen degradation in chondrocytes by inhibiting advanced lipoxidation reactions and protein oxidation
Phytomedicine. 2007 Feb;14(2-3):129-35
Protective effect of silymarin on oxidative stress in rat brain
JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 13(1):29-30, February 2007
New Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Transgender Man: Possible Role of Feminizing Sex Hormones
Arthritis & Rheumatism 2006, Volume 54, Issue 8 , Pages 2541 - 2549
Proinflammatory high-density lipoprotein as a biomarker for atherosclerosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis
Clinical Chemistry & Laboratory Medicine. 44(7):848-852, July 2006.
Increased fructosamine in non-diabetic rheumatoid arthritis patients: role of lipid peroxides and glutathione
Lupus, Vol. 13, No. 9, 635-638 (2004)
Sex hormones influence on the immune system: basic and clinical aspects in autoimmunity
Cell Biochem Funct. 2004 Jan-Feb;22(1):53-7
Plasma lipid peroxidation and antioxidant levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Clinical Science (2004) 106, (293300)
Sex steroid receptors in rheumatoid arthritis
Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. Supplement:S129-S137, October 2004
Novel Inhibitors of Matrix Metalloproteinase Gene Expression as Potential Therapies for Arthritis
Mayo Clin Proc. 2003 Dec;78(12):1463-70.
Prevalence of severe hypovitaminosis D in patients with persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain
Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Vol. 22, No. 4, 311-315 (2003)
Inadequate Antioxidant Nutrient Intake and Altered Plasma Antioxidant Status of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Indian J Med Res 118, October 2003, pp 178-181
Antioxidant status & lipid peroxidation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Volume 252, Numbers 1-2 / October, 2003: 305-329
Clinical implications of matrix metalloproteinases
Rheumatol. 2003 Feb;30(2):269-75.
Serum levels of pregnenolone and 17-hydroxypregnenolone in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: relation to other adrenal hormones
Autoimmunity Reviews Volume 1, Issue 5, October 2002, Pages 284-28
Sex hormones and rheumatoid arthritis
Clinical & Experimental Immunology, Volume 127, Number 2, February 2002 , pp. 393-398(6)
Activity of matrix metalloproteinase-9 is elevated in sera of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
Arthritis Care & Research 5 Apr 2002, Volume 47, Issue 2 , Pages 202 - 209
Steroid hormones and disease activity during pregnancy in systemic lupus erythematosus
Journal of Applied Toxicology, 2001, Volume 21 Issue 1, Pages 69 73
The glutathione defense system in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2001), 60 : 389-397
Nutritional modulation of immune function
Clinical and Applied Immunology Reviews Volume 1, Issues 3-4, January-March 2001, Pages 153-161
T1/T2 cell balance in rheumatoid arthritis
J Rheumatol. 2000 Jul;27(7):1622-31
Estrogen and progesterone regulation of human fibroblast-like synoviocyte function in vitro: implications in rheumatoid arthritis
Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2000 Nov;26(4):805-23.
Hormonal alterations in rheumatoid arthritis, including the effects of pregnancy
Mutat Res. 1999 Mar 8;424(1-2):83-95
Lipid peroxidation-DNA damage by malondialdehyde
Steroids Volume 64, Issue 9, September 1999, Pages 648-653
Progesterone and transforming growth factor- coordinately regulate suppression of endometrial matrix metalloproteinases in a model of experimental endometriosis
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999 Jun 22;876:131-43
Sex hormones and pregnancy in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
Ann Rheum Dis 1998; 57: 573-577 (October)
Relations between steroid hormones and cytokines in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
The Journal of Immunology, 1998, 160: 5098-5104
Regulation of TNF Production in Activated Mouse Macrophages by Progesterone
Clinical Chemistry 43: 1209-1214, 1997
Plasma malondialdehyde as biomarker for oxidative stress: reference interval and effects of life-style factors
Clinical Biochemistry Volume 30, Issue 4, June 1997, Pages 351-355
Correlation between blood antioxidant levels and lipid peroxidation in rheumatoid arthritis
Ann Rheum Dis. 1996 November; 55(11): 837840
Glutathione reductase activity, riboflavin status, and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis
J Endocrinol Invest. 1993 Sep;16(8):619-24.
Hormonal pattern in women affected by rheumatoid arthritis
Journal of Nutrition 22 June 1992, 122 (11): 2066
Cysteine and Glycine Supplementation Modulate the Metabolic Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor in Rats Fed a Low Protein Diet
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 1992;51:1044-1049; doi:10.1136/ard.51.9.1044
Glutathione redox cycle enzymes and selenium in severe rheumatoid arthritis: lack of antioxidative response to selenium supplementation in polymorphonuclear leucocytes
J Rheumatol. 1988 Apr;15(4):561-5.
Intraarticular progesterone: effects of a local treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
Arthritis Rheum. 1986 Mar;29(3):411-4.
Progesterone secretion in the rat in response to an adjuvant arthritis challenge