In-Hospital Cardiac Procedures Up for Those With Gout, RA
TUESDAY, March 30, 2021 -- Rates of in-hospital cardiac procedures continued to increase in people with gout and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from 1998 to 2014, although they decreased for the general population, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Do You Get Rid of Gout Pain Fast?
Title: How Do You Get Rid of Gout Pain Fast?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - March 17, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Yes or No: The Future of Rheumatology Is Sub-Subspecialization Yes or No: The Future of Rheumatology Is Sub-Subspecialization
It makes little sense for some rheumatologists to declare they're only going to see patients with psoriatic arthritis, or gout, or lupus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Trout could trigger painful gout attacks - and other surprising foods
ARTHRITIS pain can be felt when needle-like crystals form in the body's tissues. This is the result of too much uric acid floating in a person's bloodstream, but how does it get there in the first place? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists will test whether gout drug helps infected adults beat Covid symptoms
Oxford University researchers have begun trials on 30p pill colchicine today to examine whether it can reduce recovery time from Covid and prevent the need for hospital admission. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Gout Guidelines: Primary Care Pointers New Gout Guidelines: Primary Care Pointers
Dr Neil Skolnik highlights new evidence-based gout management recommendations.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Managing Hyperuricemia and Gout in Chronic Kidney Disease Managing Hyperuricemia and Gout in Chronic Kidney Disease
How are hyperuricemia and gout best managed in patients with chronic kidney disease?Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Experience sharing on treatment of an acute colchicine poisoning patient - Jiang Q, Li S, Yang Z, Liu F, Wang P, Wang J, Zhao H.
Colchicine is mainly used in the treatment of acute gout attack, acute attack of chronic gout and other diseases in clinic. But the drug has high toxicity (highly toxic), the therapeutic dose is very close to the toxic dose, and there is no special effect ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Little evidence that colchicine benefits COVID-19 patients, Quebec advisory panel finds
Quebec government clinical experts say there isn't enough evidence to recommend widespread use of the popular gout medication to treat COVID-19 patients, dampening hopes the drug could be a short-term tool to reduce hospitalizations and deaths. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Gout drug may help treat inflammation linked to severe COVID-19, study finds
A drug used to treat gout reduces the need for supplemental oxygen and speeds recovery in patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19, according to a study published Thursday by RMD Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout can be used to cut hospital times for coronavirus by reducing the need for oxygen therapy
Brazilian researchers found colchicine, which is used to treat gout, helped reduce the need for oxygen therapy by more than a third in hospital coronavirus cases in a 75-patient study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss May Be Paramount Lifestyle Change in Preventing Gout Weight Loss May Be Paramount Lifestyle Change in Preventing Gout
Prior gout research, although it addressed lifestyle issues, had not quantified the impact of obesity on incident gout cases, noted first author Natalie McCormick, PhD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

What Foods Cause Gout?
Title: What Foods Cause Gout?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - December 16, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Colchicine a Case Study for What's Wrong With US Drug Pricing Colchicine a Case Study for What's Wrong With US Drug Pricing
A Medicare/Medicaid analysis shows a prolonged public-spending burden, despite generics available outside the United States for pennies a pill. Meanwhile, use widens from gout to MI, even COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Gout drug Colchicine to be tested as COVID-19 treatment in UK trial, Reuters
The RECOVERY trial, which is world's largest clinical trial of treatments for patients hospitalised with COVID-19, will randomly allocate at least 2,500 patients recruited to receive the anti-inflammatory colchicine, as inflammation is considered to play a major role in COVID-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allopurinol and Mortality in Gout
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - November 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news

Gout treatment: A ‘bed cage’ could ease any joint discomfort
GOUT is a form of inflammatory arthritis that typically affects the joint in the big toe. How can you avoid knocking the sensitive area? A 'bed cage' could be the answer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout symptoms: The first sign you could have the potentially disabling form of arthritis
GOUT can be a crippling form of arthritis - once known as the 'disease of kings'. Mistakenly linked to overindulgence, this dire condition isn't reserved for nobility, it can affect anyone. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experiencing a gout attack? This herbal remedy may alleviate symptoms
GOUT symptoms can be excruciating and regular attacks can diminish your quality of life. Fortunately, applying a particular herb to the affected area has been shown to relieve symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is the Main Cause of Gout
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Are YOU getting the right pills to help beat crippling gout?
For seven years, Sue McDonagh struggled with gout attacks so intense, it felt as though shards of glass were pressing into her right big toe, and at one point had her begging for an amputation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common medicine used to treat gout found to prevent progression of coronary disease
(Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research) A major clinical trial involving 5,500 patients in Australia and the Netherlands found heart attacks and the need for coronary stenting or bypass surgery reduced by 30% in patients taking low dose colchicine, an old and widely available drug commonly used to treat gout. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gout treatment may aid patients with congenital heart disease
(University of Cincinnati) A drug used to treat gout, probenecid, may improve heart function in individuals with a particular heart defect, according to results from a small pilot study run by a University of Cincinnati researcher. Individuals with congenital univentricular circulation ran better and their heart performed better while taking probenecid. The change was small partially because of the small number of study participants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

EULAR: Amputations of body parts: The combination of diabetes and gout significantly increases
(European League Against Rheumatism) Compared to the average population, people suffering from both gout and diabetes have a 25 times higher risk of requiring an amputation of peripheral limbs such as feet, toes or lower legs. This is the result of a study presented by experts from the US at the virtual annual congress of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cases of gout are spiralling at an 'astonishing' rate across the world
Experts at the University of Sydney, who carried out the review, described the pace of increase as 'astonishing'. Evidence is beginning to show the condition is driven by genetics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout diagnoses rising worldwide
(Wiley) The prevalence of gout -- a form of arthritis characterized by severe pain, redness, and tenderness in joints--increased across the world at an alarming rate from 1990 to 2017, according to an analysis published in Arthritis& Rheumatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Development of a Multivariable Improvement Measure for Gout Development of a Multivariable Improvement Measure for Gout
A novel, evidence-based tool could have an important new role in assessing the impact of therapy in gout patients.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Colchicine Promising in COVID-19 Treatment? Colchicine Promising in COVID-19 Treatment?
Colchicine, an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat gout and rheumatic disease, may be a promising treatment for COVID-19, a randomized, open-label trial suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 30, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

DECT Has Mixed Performance in Differentiating Gout vs CPPD DECT Has Mixed Performance in Differentiating Gout vs CPPD
In a German cohort study of 30 patients, the noninvasive test had high specificity but only moderate to poor sensitivity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Could an old gout drug help treat coronavirus? Study suggests colchicine can fight inflammation
A new study from the University of Athens in Greece found that 14% of coronavirus patients in a control group died compared to 1.8% in the group receiving colchicine, an old gout drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Early Trial, an Ancient Drug, Colchicine, Shows Promise Against Severe COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 -- There's new evidence that a 2,000-year-old medicine might offer hope against a modern scourge: COVID-19. The medication, called colchicine, is an anti-inflammatory taken as a pill. It's long been prescribed for gout, a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Patient Perceptions of Gout Management Goals Patient Perceptions of Gout Management Goals
A survey of gout patients provides insight into their views on management goals and priorities for treatment.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Association between gout and injury risk: a national retrospective cohort study - Ou SH, Chou CL, Lin CW, Chien WC, Fang TC, Lu KC, Chen JS.
This study aimed to investigate the injury risk in patients with gout. Using the Longitudinal Health Insurance Database (LHID) from 2000 to 2010 in Taiwan, patients with gout (group CFG) and those wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Acquist Therapeutics Announces New Appointments to its Board of Directors
CHATHAM, N.J., May 27, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Acquist Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company committed to new treatment for patients with inflammatory diseases, announced the appointment of two new members to its Board ... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Acquist Therapeutics, Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, gout, uric acid (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Gout Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Gout
Is there an association between OSA and gout? A new study investigates the possible link.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

ACR Updates Guideline for Management of Gout
THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 -- In an updated American College of Rheumatology guideline, published online May 11 in Arthritis Care& Research, recommendations are presented for the management of gout. John D. FitzGerald, M.D., Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New optical biosensor system may help round-the-clock management of gout
(Texas A&M University) In a recent article published in the February issue of the journal sensors, researchers at Texas A&M University have reported a technology that might help people with gout disease monitor their symptoms better. They said their minimally invasive biosensor system may hold the key to future point-of-care therapies centered around personal management of gout, and possibly other conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ACR releases gout management guideline
(American College of Rheumatology) Today, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released the 2020 Guideline for the Management of Gout. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drugs for heartburn, gout and depression now being tested as coronavirus treatments
The search for existing drugs that may help patients beat back coronavirus infections now has researchers testing the heartburn drug Pepcid, among others. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Drugs for heartburn, gout and depression now being tested as coronavirus treatments
The search for existing drugs that may help treat coronavirus infections now has researchers testing the heartburn drug Pepcid, among others. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Green tea, turmeric and more: 12 Supplements and herbs that can naturally relieve pain caused by arthritis
(Natural News) Arthritis refers to a group of degenerative conditions that target the joints and the tissues that surround the joints. Common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Although each type is influenced by unique factors, arthritis is generally characterized by pain, stiffness and inflammation in the hands, hips and knees. Medicinal herbs,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Gout Drug Colchicine Help Fight Severe COVID-19?
WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2020 -- As researchers hunt for ways to treat severe COVID-19 infections, a new trial will ask whether an old arthritis drug can prevent serious complications in the first place. The medication, called colchicine, is an oral... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New trial will send drug to COVID-19 patients' home to see if it can prevent serious complications
A new international clinical trial will examine if colchicine, a drug most often used to treat gout, can can reduce rates of hospitalization and death caused by the novel coronavirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amlodipine Better BP Drug for Lower Long-Term Risk for Gout
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- The antihypertensive medication amlodipine is associated with a lower risk for gout compared with other antihypertensive agents, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the Journal of Hypertension. Stephen P.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Debates in Gout Management Debates in Gout Management
This review provides an update on the most current research that may impact gout management.Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Could Colchicine Be the New Aspirin? Could Colchicine Be the New Aspirin?
Michel Zeitouni talks to Jean-Claude Tardif about the COLCOT series of clinical trials testing colchicine, an anti-inflammatory gout drug, for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Blood pressure drug linked to lower risk of gout
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) A new study led by physician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) reports that the antihypertensive drug amlodipine lowered long-term gout risk compared to two other drugs commonly prescribed to lower blood pressure. The findings are published in the Journal of Hypertension. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Certain Diabetes Meds May Lower Gout Risk, Too
Title: Certain Diabetes Meds May Lower Gout Risk, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 14, 2020 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Diabetes Drug Class May Hold Promise for Gout Prevention Diabetes Drug Class May Hold Promise for Gout Prevention
Adults with type 2 diabetes prescribed an SGLT2 inhibitor were less likely to develop gout than those prescribed a GLP-1 receptor agonist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gout Incidence Down With SGLT2 Inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 -- Adults with type 2 diabetes newly prescribed a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor have a lower incidence of gout than those prescribed a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news