Resources: All Types Of Arthritis
The following is a list of books, papers, medical journals and research on arthritis. These resources cover topical areas such as reversing the effects of arthritis, exercises to help relieve pain from knee arthritis and natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis, gout and other types of the disease. There is also a comprehensive list of books on diet, and specific exercise programs. A number of books address the question: Is there a cure for arthritis?. We also provide a list of scientific papers which may be useful to medical students or researchers.
Books On Arthritis
Types of arthritis: List of all types of arthritis.
Symptoms of arthritis: How to spot the signs.
Arthritis equipment: Tools and devices for people with arthritic pain.
Arthritis of the shoulder: Causes, treatment and diagnosis.
Arthritis of the hand: Signs, therapies and diagnosis.
Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Arthritis: Reverse Underlying Causes of Arthritis With Clinically Proven Alternative Therapies Second Edition by Ellen Kamhi and Eugene R. Zampierson (2006).
Arthritis - The Botanical Solution: Nature's Answer to Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout and Other Forms of Arthritis by Case Adams (2012).
Arthritis For Dummies by Barry Fox, Nadine Taylor and Jinoos Yazdany (2004).
Arthritis, What Exercises Work: Breakthrough Relief For The Rest Of Your Life, Even After Drugs & Surgery Have Failed by Dava Sobel and Arthur C. Klein (1995).
Arthritis: Fight It With the Blood Type Diet (D'adamo, Peter. Eat Right 4 Your Type Library.) by Dr. D'Adamo and Catherine Whitney (2004).
Conquering Arthritis: What Doctors Don't Tell You Because They Don't Know by Barbara D. Allan (2009).
Flax Oil As a True Aid Against Arthritis, Heart Infarction, Cancer and Other Diseases (3rd Edition) by Johanna Budwig (1994).
Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) by Tammi L. Shlotzhauer, James L. McGuire and Carol M. Ziminski (2003).
Natural Medicine for Arthritis: The Best Alternative Methods for Relieving Pain and Stiffness: from Food and Herbs to Acupuncture and Homeopathy by Glenn S. Rothfeld and Suzanne LeVert (1996).
Preventing and Reversing Arthritis Naturally: The Untold Story by Raquel Martin and Karen J. Romano R.N. D.C. (2000).
Second-line Agents in the Treatment of Rheumatic Diseases. New York, Marcel Dekker, 1992.
The Amazing Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet by Michael Massie (2012).
The Arthritis Cure, Revised and Updated: The Medical Miracle That Can Halt, Reverse, And May Even Cure Osteoarthritis by Jason Theodosakis, Sheila Buff and Barry Fox (2003).
The Arthritis Handbook: Improve Your Health and Manage the Pain of Osteoarthritis (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness) by M.D. Grant Cooper (Jan 15, 2008).
The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Arthritis (Cleveland Clinic Guides) by John D. Clough (2009).
The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Anti-Inflammation Diet by M.D., Christopher P. Cannon, Elizabeth Vierck and Lucy Beale (2006).
The Facts About Fats. John Finnegan, Celestial Arts, 1993.
The First Year: Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by M. E. A. McNeil and Kenneth Sack MD MD (2005).
The Inflammation Syndrome: Your Nutrition Plan for Great Health, Weight Loss, and Pain-Free Living by Jack Challem (2010).
The New Arthritis Cure: Eliminate Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Pain Permanently by Bruce Fife (2009).
There is a Cure for Arthritis by Paavo Airola (1988).
Treat Your Own Knee Arthritis by Jim Johnson (2010).
Treat Your Own Knees: Simple Exercises to Build Strength, Flexibility, Responsiveness and Endurance by Jim Johnson (2003).
Yoga for Arthritis: The Complete Guide by Loren Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall (2008).
Research Papers And Clinical Trials
Bone and joint problems: Symptom checker.
Back problems: What can go wrong with the back, symptom checker.
Bones of the body: How many ribs do women have?
How menopause affects the body: The power of hormones.
Recommended health screenings for women: Which tests to have and when.
"Mechanism of anti inflammatory actions of curcumine and boswellic acids." J Ethnopharmacol, 1993.
"Relaxant Effect of the Volatile Oil of Rosmarinus Officinalis on Tracheal Smooth Muscle." Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 1991; Aqel, MB. Read, natural treatment for arthritis.
"A Double-blind, Randomised, Placebo-controlled Trial of Fish Oil in Psoriasis." The Lancet, 1988.
"Vitamin E in the treatment of diseases of the skin." Clinical Medicine, January 1953; Block, MT.
"Impact of Prolonged Cvclooxygenase- 2 Inhibition on Inflammatory Markers and Endothelial Function in Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease and Raised C-Reactive Protein. A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study." Circulation, 2004; Aug 9.
"Sterols/Sterolins, the natural, nontoxic immunomodulators and their role in the control of rheumatoid arthritis." Arthritis Trust of America Newsletter. Summer 1998.
"Comparison of an Antiinflammatory. Dose of Ibuprofen, an Analgesic Dose of Ibuprofen, and Acetaminophen in the Treatment of Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee." The New England Journal of Medicine, 1991, Bradley, JD, et al. Read about arthritis treatment options.
Natural Relief from Asthma. Alive Books, Burnaby, BC. 2000. Leigh Broadhurst.
"Reduced Asthma Symptoms with n-J Fatty Acid Ingestion Are Related to 5-series Leukotriene production." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1997;
"Emergency visits for sports-related injuries." Ann Emerg Med, March 2001; 37:301-308.
"Anti-carcinogenicity of probiotics and prebiotics." Curr Issues Intest Microbiol, 2000 Mar.
"Arthritis and Women's Health: Prevalence, Impact and Prevention." AmJ Pre Med, 1996; Callahan, LF, Rao J, Boutaugh M. See also, books on women's health for general healthcare.
"Effects of changes in fresh fruit consumption on ventilatory function in healthy British adults." Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1998; Carey IM, DP Strachan, DG Cook.
"Systemic lupus erythematosus." Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Gale Research Group, 1999.
"Perna canaliculus in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis." Eur Rheumatol Inflamm, 1983; 6:197-200.
"Could Lyme Vaccine Trigger Autoimmune Arthritis?" Pediatric News, 1999; Childs, Nathan D.
"Blocking Effect of Vitamin C in Exercise Induced Asthma." Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, 1997.
"Obesity in women as a disease: no lightweight matter." Obes Rev, 2004 Aug.
"Allergen avoidance in the treatment of asthma and atopic disorders." Thorax, 1998.
"Glucosamine Sulfate: A Controlled Clinical Investigation in Arthrosis." Pharmatherapeutica, 1981.
"Fatty acid modulation of endothelial activation." AmJ Clin Nutr, 2000; 213s-23s.
"Vitamin B6 Nutritional Status in asthma: The Effect of Theophylline therapy on Plasma Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate and Pyridoxal Levels." Int Vitam Nutr Res, 1988; Delport, R.
"Preliminary studies on anti-rheumatic activity of curcumin." Ind Med Res, 1980.
"Peppermint oil for irritable bowel syndrome: a multicentre trial." British Journal of Clinical Practice. 1984, Dew MJ, Evans BK, Rhodes J.
"Distribution and Predictors of Depressive Symptoms of Osteoarthritis." The Journal of Rheumatology, 1994; 21(2): Dexter P., and Brandt, K.
"Does the use of antibiotics in early childhood increase the risk of asthma and allergic disease?" Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 2000; Droste JHJ, et al.
"Treatment of asthma with lipid extract of New Zealand green-lipped mussel: a randomised clinical trial." Eur Respir, 2002; 20:596-600.
" Effects of arthroplasty on obese women", 2001, Irish Medical Association.
"Glucosamine sulfate compared to ibuprofen in osteoarthritis of the knee." Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 1994; Fabender, HM, et al.
"Effect of an ace-inhibitory agent, katuobishi oligopeptide, in the spontaneously hypertensive rat and in borderline and mildly hypertensive subjects." Nutr Res, 2001.
"Increased Requirements for Essential Fatty Acids in Atopic Individuals, A Review with Clinical Descriptions." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1986; Galland, L.
"Another Side Effect of NSAIDs". Journal of the American Medical Association, 1990; Gay, G.
"A Survey of Exercise Beliefs and Exercise Habits Among People with Arthritis." Arthritis Care and Research, 1996; Gecht, MR, et al.
"Mast cells in human periodontal disease." J Dent Res, 2004 May.
"Periodontal disease and risk for myocardial infarction and cardiovascular disease." CVR&R, March 1998; Genco, R, et al. Read also, about arthritis diagnosis.
"Long-term effect of omega-S fatty acid supplementation in active rheumatoid arthritis. A 12-month, double-blind, controlled study." Arthritis Rheum, 1994. Read about causes of arthritis.
"The effects of harpagophyturn capsules in degenerative rheumatology."Medecine Actuelle, 1985.
"Chondroprotection with Chondroitin Sulfate." Drugs in Experimental and Clinical Research, 1991.
"The Body Against Itself." Scientific American, December 1990; Rennie, J. See, books on alternative medicine.
"Plasma lipids, erythrrocyte membrane lipids and blood pressure of hypertensive women after ingestion of dietary oleic acid from two different sources." Hypertens, 1996; Ruiz-Gutierrez, Muriana, Guerrero.
"Fast Food Arthritis, a Clinic Parhologic Study of Post-salmonella Reactive Arthritis." Journal of Rheumatology, 1995; 22:1947-52.
"Analgesic effects of willow bark extract in osteoarthritis: results of a clinical double-blind trial." Fact, 1998; Schmid, et al.
"The modulation of osteoarthritis development by Vitamin C and Vitamin E." Int Vit Nutr Res, 1984.
"Benefits of Yogurt." International Journal of Immunotherapy, 1993; Shahani, et at.
"Link between pollution and asthma uncovered." British Medical Journal, March 20, 1999. www.bmj.com, Sheldon, T.
"Therapeutic efficacy of N-2 polyunsaturated fatty acid in experimental Crohn's disease." Journal of Gasteroenterology, 1995; Shoda A, et al.
"Pharmacology of an extract of salai guggal ex-Bosewellia serrata, a new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent." Agents Action, 1986; Singh GB, Atal CK.
"Obesity in Arthritis: Related Factors, Dietary Factors." Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 1969; Traut, EF, Thrift, CB.
"An open study of dehydroepiandrosterone in systemic lupus erythematosus." Arthritis and Rheumatism, 1994; Van Vollenhoven, RF, et at.
"Double-blind Clinical Evaluation of the Relative Efficacy of Ibuprofen and Glucosamine Sulphate in the Management of Osteoarthrosis of the Knee in Out-patients." Current Medical Research and Opinion, 1982; Vaz, AL.
"Ames Agrees with Mom' Advice: Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables." The Journal of the American Medical Association, 1995; Voelker, R.
Healing Through Nutrition. Harper Collins Publishers, New York, NY. 1993. Werbach, Melvyn R, MD.
Nutritional Influences on Illness. A Sourcebook of Clinical Research, Third Line Press, 1990.
"Research Roundup: Mustaches." Healthy & Healing, February, 2001; Whitaker, Julian.
"Research Roundup: Cranberries." Health & Healing, December 2000; Whitaker, Julian.
"Save Your Teeth and Your Health." Health & Healing, August 2000; Whitaker, Julian.
"Research Roundup: Supplements." Health & Healing, January 2001.
"Anti-inflammatory activity of a lipid fraction from the NZ green lipped muscle." Inflam Pharmacol, 1997.
"Consumption of oily fish and childhood asthma risk." Medical Journal of Australia, 1996. Hodge L, Salome CM, Peat JK.
"A Five Year Clinical Trial of Indomethacin in Osteoarthritis of the Hip Joint." ACTA Orhtop Scand, 1979. See also hip arthritis.
"Cow's Milk Allergy." Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1997; 90:34-39 supplement. Host, A.
"Breast feeding of Allergic Infants." Pediatrics, 1999; 134:27-32. Isolauri, E, et at.
"Gastrointestinal absorption and anti-inflammatory effect of bromelain." Jpn Pharmacol; 1972.
The Miracle of MSM: The Natural Solution for Pain. Penguin Putnam, Inc., New York, NY. 1999. Jacob, SW, Lawrence, RM, Zucker, M.
"Cortisol and Immunity." Medical Hypotheses, 1991; Jefferies, WM.
"Good health requires good gums." Science News, May 9, 1998; Jensen, MN.
"Adverse Reactions to Food Constituents: Allergy Intolerance and Autoimmunity." Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 1997; Kitts, D. et at.
Effect of a cetylated fatty acid topical cream on functional mobility and quality of life of patients with osteoarthritis. J Rheumatol, April 2004.