Review Articles

20. Vitamin D resistance as a possible cause of autoimmune diseases: A hypothesis confirmed by a therapeutic high-dose vitamin D protocol.
Lemke B, Klement RJ, Schweiger F, Schweiger B, Spitz J. Frontiers in Immunology. 2021 (accepted)

19. External peer review of the RTPCR test to detect SARS-CoV-2 reveals 10 major scientific flaws at the molecular and methodological level: consequences for false positive results [Preprint].
Burger P, Malhotra BJ, Yeadon M, Craig C, McKernan K, Steger K, McSheehy P, Agelova L, Franchi F, Binder T, Ullrich H, Ohashi M, Scoglio S, Doesburg-van Kleffens M, Gilbert D, Klement RJ, Schrüfer R, Pieksma BW, Bonte J, Dalle Carbonare BH, Corbett KP, Kämmerer U. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4298004. More infos on

18. Ketogenic Diets in Medical Oncology: A Systematic Review with Focus on Clinical Outcomes.
Klement RJ, Brehm N, Sweeney RA. Medical Oncology. 2020 Feb; 37(2): 14. Download: Ketogenic diets in medical oncology

17. Wilhelm Brünings‘ forgotten contribution to the metabolic treatment of cancer utilizing hypoglycemia and a very low carbohydrate (ketogenic) diet.
Klement RJ. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. 2019 Jul; 9(3): 192-200

16. Potential protective mechanisms of ketone bodies in migraine prevention.
Gross EC, Klement RJ, Schoenen J, D’Agostino DP, Fischer D. Nutrients. 2019 Apr; 11(4): E811

15. The influence of ketogenic therapy on the 5 R’s of radiobiology.
Klement RJ. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 2019 Apr; 95 (4): 394-407. Download: The influence of ketogenic therapy on radiobiology

14. Impact of different types of diet on gut microbiota profiles and cancer prevention and treatment.
Klement RJ, Pazienza V. Medicina. 2019 Mar; 55(4): 84

13. The emerging role of ketogenic diets in cancer treatment.
Klement RJ. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care. 2019 Mar; 22(2): 129-134

12. Fasting, fats and physics: Combining ketogenic and radiation therapy against cancer.
Klement RJ. Complementary Medicine Research. 2018 Apr; 25(2): 102-113

11. The sedentary (r)evolution: Have we lost our metabolic flexibility?
Freese J, Klement RJ, Ruiz-Núñez B, Schwarz S and Lötzerich H. F1000 Research. 2017 Oct; 6: 1787

10. Beneficial Effects of Ketogenic Diets for Cancer Patients – A Realist Review with Focus on Evidence and Confirmation.
Klement RJ. Medical Oncology. 2017 June; 34(8): 132. Download: Beneficial effects of KDs for cancer patients (Klement 2017).  See also these comments by Prasanta Bandyopadhyay.

9. Die Paläoernährung und ihr Stellenwert für die Prävention und Behandlung chronischer Krankheiten.
Lemke D, Klement RJ, Paul S, Spitz J. Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin. 2016 Dec; 41(6): 437-449. Download: Paleo_Review_AEM_2016

8. An Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspective on Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction in Cancer Prevention.
Fine EJ, Champ CE, Feinman RD, Márquez S, Klement RJ. Journal of Evolution and Health. 2016 Sept; 1(1): 15

7. Kann eine kohlenhydratarme/ketogene Ernährung das Tumorwachstum verzögern? (Can a low carbohydrate/ketogenic diet retard tumor growth?)
Klement RJ
, Kämmerer U. Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin. 2016 Apr; 41(2): 95-102. Download: Ketogene-Diät-bei-Krebs-Aktuelle-Ernährungsmedizin-02-2016.pdf

6. Fortifying the Treatment of Prostate Cancer with Physical Activity.
Champ CE, Francis L, Klement RJ, Dickerman R, Smith RP. Prostate Cancer. 2016 Feb; 2016: 9462975

5. Dietary and pharmacological modification of the insulin/IGF-1 system: exploiting the full repertoire against cancer.
Klement RJ
, Fink M. Oncogenesis. 2016 Feb; 5: e193

4. Restricting carbohydrates to fight head and neck cancer: Is this realistsic?
Klement RJ.
 Cancer Biology & Medicine. 2014 Sept; 11 (3): 145-161

3. Calories, carbohydrates, and cancer therapy with radiation: exploiting the five R’s through dietary manipulation.
Klement RJ, Champ CE. Cancer and Metastasis Reviews. 2014 Mar; 33 (14): 217-229

2. Is there a role for carbohydrate restriction in the treatment and prevention of cancer?
Klement RJ, Kämmerer U. Nutrition & Metabolism. 2011 Oct; 8:75, 16 pp

1. Halo streams in the solar neighbourhood.
Klement RJ. The Astronomy and Astrophysics Review. 2010 Oct; 18 (4): 567-594