Steven C Vlad
Affiliation: Boston University
- Protective effects of NSAIDs on the development of Alzheimer diseaseSteven C Vlad
Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, 650 Albany St, Suite X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Neurology 70:1672-7. 2008..Prior studies have also been relatively short and small. We examined the effects on AD risk of NSAID use for >5 years and of NSAIDs that suppress formation of A beta (1-42) amyloid in a large health care database...
- Glucosamine for pain in osteoarthritis: why do trial results differ?Steven C Vlad
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Arthritis Rheum 56:2267-77. 2007..Investigators in trials of glucosamine report a range of estimates for efficacy, making conclusions difficult. We undertook this study to identify factors that explain heterogeneity in trials of glucosamine...
- Can health care databases be used to identify incident cases of osteonecrosis?Steven C Vlad
Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Arthritis Res Ther 11:R89. 2009..Identifying additional risk factors is difficult as the number of cases at any single center is small. We investigated whether data available in large health care databases can be used to identify incident ON cases...
- No association between markers of inflammation and osteoarthritis of the hands and kneesSteven C Vlad
Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit and the Division of Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Rheumatol 38:1665-70. 2011..This could be reflected in the presence of elevated soluble inflammatory markers. We conducted analyses to assess the association of inflammatory markers with radiographic OA of the hands and knees in a large community-based cohort...