Horseradish treats a variety of health conditions, from asthma to toothache to gout pain
(Natural News) Horseradish, a root vegetable with a spicy and peppery flavor, belongs to the plant family Brassicaceae. Horseradish contains sulfur-containing secondary metabolites called glucosinolates that are responsible for its unique and pungent taste. The root vegetable has different glucosinolates like glucobrassicin, gluconasturtiin, neoglucobrassicin, and sinigrin. When you consume horseradish, glucosinolates are broken down into isothiocyanates, the alleged... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups
Title: Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-UpsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 12, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

The common St. Paul's wort is a powerful natural cure for gout
(Natural News) A recent study validates the use of the common St. Paul’s wort (Siegesbeckia orientalis) in traditional medicine as a treatment for gout and arthritis. The findings, which appear in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, evaluated the phytochemical components of the plant – especially flavonoids and other phenolic compounds which demonstrate antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. “The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout more linked to genes than diet
Genes more important than diet in causing gout, says study Related items fromOnMedica Obstructive sleep apnea linked with higher risk of gout Men with eating disorders struggle to get help Erectile dysfunction increases cardiovascular risk Job strain linked to heightened risk of early death in men with heart disease/diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups
Diet was much less important than the individual's genes in deciding whether they would develop hyperuricemia, which can lead to gout, according to researchers who analyzed data from nearly 17,000 American men and women of European ancestry. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- Although many people suffering from painful gout flare-ups point to diet as the culprit, new research suggests DNA plays a much bigger role. The findings challenge the long-held belief that diet is the major factor in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A small annual herb found in India shows promise in gout treatment
(Natural News) Did you know that gout was so painful, Europeans used to depict it as a demon? Its real nature is, of course, less sinister but is in no way less worrisome. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked at the five-leaved carpetweed (Mollugo pentaphylla) and how its extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genes more important than diet for gout risk, suggests study
For centuries the painful condition of gout has been associated with a rich diet but a new study that suggests genetics may be more to blame could help shatter long-held misconceptions, say researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 11, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Gout Tx and CV Death Risk: Pain Medicine News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the plight of adolescents with chronic pain (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Genetics Drive Gout Risk Far More Than Diet Genetics Drive Gout Risk Far More Than Diet
The high serum urate levels associated with risk for gout are far more influenced by heredity than by diet, and experts suggested that recognizing this might increase the use of urate-lowering drugs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Gout is NOT caused by a poor diet! Wine and steak increase the risk of the condition by just 1%
Researchers at the University of Otago found that the inflammatory condition is largely driven by genetics, debunking a centuries-old myth. Famous sufferers include Henry VIII. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease
Title: Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 9, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Study: No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease
Taking the drug allopurinol to manage gout, a painful form of arthritis, is not only safe, but also potentially beneficial in reducing risk of kidney disease, researchers say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout Drug May Protect Against Chronic Kidney Disease Gout Drug May Protect Against Chronic Kidney Disease
Allopurinol, used to manage gout, was not associated with renal function decline and may protect against development of chronic kidney disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease
MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 -- The gout drug allopurinol may offer some protection from kidney disease, according to a new study that upends traditional beliefs. Some doctors hesitate to prescribe the drug to patients because of concerns it may raise... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Canakinumab Reduces Gout Risk Without Changing SUA Levels Canakinumab Reduces Gout Risk Without Changing SUA Levels
Canakinumab, an interleukin 1bea blocker, was associated with significantly lower risk for gout attacks when given quarterly, but did not change serum uric acid levels, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Allopurinol Dose Escalation for Gout Doesn't Improve Mortality
THURSDAY, Sept. 20, 2018 -- Allopurinol dose escalation is not associated with reductions in mortality risk among patients with gout, according to a study published in the August issue of Arthritis& Rheumatology. Brian W. Coburn, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CT Predicts Flares in Patients with Gout (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In contrast, ultrasound was not helpful (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Quarterly Canakinumab Reduces Risk for Gout Attacks
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Quarterly canakinumab administration is associated with significantly reduced risk for gout attacks without any change in serum uric acid levels, according to a study published online Sept. 18 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Air pollution may be linked to heightened dementia risk
Study tracked exposure to air and noise pollution Related items fromOnMedica UK death rate spikes for first time in a decade Dementia leading cause of death in women over 80 Risk of Alzheimer ’s lower in people with gout Dementia and stroke funding remains too low, say experts Dementia risk rises for middle-age abstainers and heavy drinkers (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout
Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The drug goes after a specific inflammatory molecule called interleukin-1. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Injected Drug, Canakinumab (Ilaris), May Be New Weapon Against Gout
TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- A new approach to preventing gout attacks looks promising for people not already helped by existing treatments. Researchers are looking at an anti-inflammatory drug called canakinumab (Ilaris) to treat this painful form... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout
TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- A new approach to preventing gout attacks looks promising for people not already helped by existing treatments. Researchers are looking at an anti-inflammatory drug called canakinumab (Ilaris) to treat this painful form of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout
Title: Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against GoutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 18, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Gout drug offers hope for thousands of patients battling the painful arthritis
Researchers at Duke University in North Carolina found that when patients who had previously had a heart attack were given canakinumab they were half as likely to suffer gout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Estimates Belittle Burden of Skin Diseases Global Estimates Belittle Burden of Skin Diseases
A patient-driven project is underway to accurately measure skin diseases around the world so that melanoma and psoriasis are not rated as being less problematic than gout.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Cat's whiskers extract found to alleviate certain symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
(Natural News) Cat’s whiskers, an herb traditionally used to treat gout, arthritis, and other conditions related to inflammation, has been confirmed to improve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. A team of researchers from Malaysia and Italy looked at the potential of cat’s whiskers extract to treat rheumatoid arthritis in a study published in the journal BMC... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Otago researchers find answers as to why some people are at risk of gout
(University of Otago) University of Otago researchers have helped characterize a genetic variant that enables new understanding of why some people are at risk of gout, a painful and debilitating arthritic disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Gout
Those with obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to develop gout. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Apnea (Sleep Disorder) Gout Arthritis Weight Source Type: news

Vitamin C found to significantly reduce the risk of gout
(Natural News) Vitamin C appears to have protective properties against gout. An analysis of nearly 47,000 men ages 40 to 75 years shows that those who had high vitamin C intake had reduced odds of developing gout over a study period of 20 years. Researchers also note a dose-dependent reduction in gout risk. Men who took... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout: Another metabolic disorder that can be controlled through lifestyle
(Natural News) If you have gout, the best possible way to manage it is by changing your lifestyle. An editorial published in the International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology suggested that gout, which is a rheumatologically oriented metabolic disease, can be controlled by making lifestyle and dietary changes. Gout, as defined by the National Institutes of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating arthritis pathogenesis with Cat's whiskers extract
(Natural News) Cat’s whiskers (Orthosiphon stamineus) has been traditionally used to treat gout, arthritis, and other conditions related to inflammation. Its potential to treat rheumatoid arthritis was examined in a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. A team of researchers from Malaysia and Italy used 50 percent ethanol extract of cat’s whiskers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Urate Does Predict Gout Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Swedish study finds strong connection (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - August 31, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Having a stroke doubles dementia risk
A history of stroke increases risk by around 70%, and a recent stroke more than doubles the risk Related items fromOnMedica New tool "Sweet 16" reliably spots cognitive impairment Dementia diagnosis target should be 75% by 2017 Head injuries linked to Alzheimer ’s and other disorders Dementia and stroke funding remains too low, say experts Risk of Alzheimer ’s lower in people with gout (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea linked with higher risk of gout
The risk continues beyond the first years that obstructive sleep apnea is diagnosed Related items fromOnMedica Obstructive sleep apnoea Sleep apnoea might increase risk of atrial fibrillation Sleep apnoea in expectant mothers presents risk to newborns Could supplemental oxygen help sleep apnoea patients? Sleep disorder linked to brain changes indicative of dementia (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Higher risk of gout in those with obstructive sleep apnoea
Patients with obstructive sleep apnoea have a higher risk of developing gout, even beyond the first years after being diagnosed with the sleep disorder, according to researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 30, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful Gout
People with sleep apnea had a 42 percent higher risk of gout, the study found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked With Higher Gout Risk Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked With Higher Gout Risk
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for gout, a cohort study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Snoring can DOUBLE your risk of developing gout - even if you have a normal body mass index
Researchers from Keele University found that people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea are more likely to develop the agonising joint condition, even if they are a healthy weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Raises Gout Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Association was independent of obesity (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 30, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful Gout
THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 -- People with sleep apnea have higher chances of developing gout, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on nearly 16,000 people with sleep apnea and more than 63,000 people without apnea who were followed for a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful Gout
Title: Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful GoutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 30, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea linked with higher risk of gout
(Wiley) New research reveals that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have a higher risk of developing gout, even beyond the first years after being diagnosed with the sleep disorder. The findings are published in Arthritis& Rheumatology, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ESC: Febuxostat Flops for Cardioprotection
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits for gout and renal risk factors don't extend to the heart (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 28, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Gout increases the risk of having a deadly heart attack or stroke by 15%, study reveals
That's the conclusion from researchers at North Carolina's Duke University, who studied data from more than 17,000 patients over six years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA: Gout Could Increase Heart Disease Risk
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Having a type of inflammatory arthritis called gout may worsen heart-related outcomes for people being treated for coronary artery disease, according to new research. The study, published Aug.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Review Finds Low Adherence to Urate-Lowering Therapy for Gout
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - August 15, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Extended Release Drug Shows Gout Benefit (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effective even with renal impairment (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news