Acupuncture found to help normalize uric acid levels, reduce risk of gout and kidney damage
(Natural News) Acupuncture helps normalize uric acid levels, reducing the risk of gout and kidney damage, according to a study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Carried out by a team of researchers from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, the study investigated the effects of acupuncture therapy at specific areas on serum uric...
From hyperuricaemia to gout: what are the missing links?, Published online: 19 June 2018; doi:10.1038/s41584-018-0040-6A new epidemiological study suggests that only half of patients with hyperuricaemia will go on to develop gout. If ‘the glass is only half-full’, then is hyperuricaemia the most important risk factor for the development of gout?
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, EarlyView.
ARTHRITIS types include osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis and gout. Although the former is the most common, there are other types to be aware of. These four symptoms, including severe joint pain, may indicate gout.
Results from a trial of Selecta Biosciences' gout treatment show that it may be more effective than an already-approved drug that generated $157 million in sales last year, the company said Friday. Watertown-based Selecta (Nasdaq: SELB) is developing a biologic called SEL-212 to treat for chronic, severe gout, a form of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the body. It’s the farthest along in the trial process of the biotech’s two drugs now in human studies, and the company is aimin g to…
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest that gout is associated with a 17-20 percent higher risk of dementia in the elderly.
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate that canakinumab significantly reduced the rate of gout by more than half compared to placebo, regardless of baseline serum urate level.
Cancer Medicine, EarlyView.
(MedPage Today) -- Canakinumab lowered the risk of attacks by more than half in post-MI patients
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate significant improvements in adherence and clinical outcomes in gout patients who received a daily text message to remind them to take allopurinol.
Journal of Agricultural and Food ChemistryDOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b00959