Medical News Today: Can apple cider vinegar treat gout?

Although there is little scientific evidence that apple cider vinegar can directly affect gout symptoms, it may reduce many of the risk factors for the condition. Learn more about apple cider vinegar for gout here.
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In this study, the toxicity of mPEG-UHC was studied in rats and monkeys over a 26-week period of repeated intravenous dosing. There were no obvious toxic reactions in the tested animals, with the exception of mPEG-UHC blood clearance and immunogenicity. After repeated injections of mPEG-UHC, rapid loss of uricolytic activity (RLA) was not detected in rats, whereas RLA was observed in 44.4% of drug-treated monkeys. In these monkeys, RLA was observed in 11.1% of males and 77.8% of females, and such incidences increased with higher dosing. High titres of anti-uricase IgG antibodies were associated with RLA but did not result ...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
(Natural News) People from the lowland forests of tropical Africa use the dried fruit of the aidan tree (Tetrapleura tetraptera) as a spice. In traditional medicine, they also utilize different parts of the tree for treating various diseases. A study published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness suggests using the fruit as a functional food for preventing...
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AbstractBackgroundPeople with Alzheimer's disease (AD) often have multimorbidity and take multiple medicines. Yet few studies have examined medicine utilization for comorbidities comparing people with and without AD.ObjectiveThe aim was to investigate the patterns of medication use for comorbidities in people with and without AD.MethodsAn Australian population ‐based study was conducted using the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme 10% sample of pharmacy claims data.People with ADwere defined as those dispensed medicines for dementia (cholinesterase inhibitors, memantine, or risperidone for behavioral and psychological sympto...
Source: Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Molecular docking proved to be a effective and selective tool in the design of new syringic acid derivatives .This hybridization of two natural constituent could lead to desirable xanthine oxidase inhibitors with improved activity. PMID: 31584375 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicinal Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Med Chem Source Type: research
In 1975, researchers from Yale investigated an epidemic of 51 patients with arthritis who lived near the woodsy town of Lyme, Connecticut. The most common symptom was recurrent attacks of knee swelling. A few had pain in other joints, such as the wrist or ankle. Many had fever, fatigue, and headache. Some remembered a round skin rash before the onset of knee swelling. We now know that Lyme disease is an infection acquired from tick bites, caused by a spiral bacterium named Borrelia burgdorferi. After a tick bite, Borrelia bacteria wriggle through the skin away from the bite site. This leads to a circular red rash, known as...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Arthritis Bones and joints Infectious diseases Source Type: blogs
We examined the association between heart disease (ischemic heart disease and heart failure) and the risk of hospital admission for severe cutaneous adverse reactions, adjusting for known and purported risk factors. We also evaluated the joint effects of combined clinical and demographic risk factors. RESULTS: Among 130 325 allopurinol initiators, 109 hospital admissions occurred for allopurinol-associated severe cutaneous adverse reactions. The multivariable relative risk among those with heart disease was 1.55 (95% confidence interval 1.01-2.37). Patients with heart disease and chronic kidney disease who were started...
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: CMAJ Source Type: research
Title: Some May Be Vulnerable to Severe Skin Reaction While Using Gout DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news
Rationale: The pathology of gouty arthritis and reactive arthritis (ReA) partially overlaps, and both diseases are characterized by the production of inflammatory cytokines associated with the activation of monocytes and macrophages. However, the precise cytokine profile of cases with a coexistence of both diseases is unknown, and there are few reports on the course of treatment in patients with both gouty arthritis and ReA. Patient concerns: A 39-year-old man with a recurrent episode of gouty arthritis presented prednisolone-resistant polyarthritis with high level of C-reactive protein (CRP). He had the features of g...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
Lithium has been used for medical use since the 1840s in treatment of “brain gout.” It was first prescribed for mania in 1871 by William Hammond. It is one of the oldest psychotropic medications still used to treat patients with bipolar disorder. The purpose of this talk is to provide an overview of the use of lithium in children and adolescents with bipolar disor der, with the focus on a larger trial involving the comparison of lithium and divalproex (LvD).
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Clinical Perspectives 19 Source Type: research
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