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 25, 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

Certain Diabetes Meds May Lower Gout Risk, Too
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 -- Medications called SGLT2 inhibitors lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. And new research suggests these drugs may have an added benefit -- lowering the risk of gout. Compared with people taking another class... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ultrasonographic Features of Lower-Limb Joints in Gout Ultrasonographic Features of Lower-Limb Joints in Gout
Find out which ultrasound features might be helpful for the diagnosis of gout, particularly in the lower extremity joints.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gout and Hyperuricaemia in the USA: Prevalence and Trends Gout and Hyperuricaemia in the USA: Prevalence and Trends
The global prevalence of gout and hyperuricemia is on the rise. Have these same trends been observed in the U.S.?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

How your height can show your risk of cancer and heart disease
The size of various parts of our body is now known to provide clues about whether we're at risk from a range of diseases, including gout, high blood pressure, heart disease and even cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get natural relief from gout with these 10 home remedies
(Natural News) A form of inflammatory arthritis, gout occurs due to high levels of uric acid in the blood. The acid, which is a byproduct from when the body breaks down purines in foods, causes needle-like crystals to form in a joint. This results in pain and discomfort, typically in the ankles, knees and toes.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wearable sweat sensor detects gout-causing compounds
(California Institute of Technology) Caltech's Wei Gao has developed an easier way to mass-produce highly sensitive sweat sensors that can detect a variety of low-concentration compounds related to health conditions (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drug used to treat gout cuts odds of new heart attack, stroke in heart attack survivors
The inflammation-fighting drug colchicine, already a treatment for gout, dramatically reduces the odds of future cardiovascular problems in people who have just survived a heart attack, a large new study by a Montreal researcher has concluded. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Colchicine cuts odds of new heart attack, stroke in heart attack survivors
(Reuters Health) - The inflammation-fighting drug colchicine, already a treatment for gout, dramatically reduces the odds of future cardiovascular problems in people who have just survived a heart attack, a large new study has concluded. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cheap, Older Gout Drug Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart Attack
In the new trial, colchicine reduced by as much as 34% a heart attack survivor's combined risk of either dying from heart disease or having cardiac arrest, a heart attack, a stroke or angioplasty. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cheap, Older Gout Drug Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart Attack
Title: Cheap, Older Gout Drug Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 18, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Older Gout Drug Colchicine Could Be a Lifesaver After Heart Attack
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2019 -- A cheap drug that's been around for centuries as a gout treatment might also shield heart attack survivors from future heart crises, new trial results show. The drug, colchicine, is derived from a plant called the autumn... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

COLCOT: Colchicine Shows Promise to Reduce Events After MI COLCOT: Colchicine Shows Promise to Reduce Events After MI
A widely available anti-inflammatory agent used to treat pericarditis and gout may have value in secondary prevention after myocardial infarction, new trial results suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New Guidelines Underway for Gout and Vasculitis New Guidelines Underway for Gout and Vasculitis
The recommendations are undergoing peer review for publication in 2020, but delegates got a first glimpse here at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Effects of Lifestyle Measures and Conventional Therapy in Gout
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - November 15, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Dr Martin Scurr explains how a change in diet might help to ease gout
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your health concerns in his weekly column. Today, he addresses gout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact of Urate-Lowering Drugs on CKD Among Gout Patients Impact of Urate-Lowering Drugs on CKD Among Gout Patients
A new study examines the impact of different classes of urate-lowering drugs on CKD progression among patients with gout.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

The fruit of the aidan tree from African medicine shows promise as a natural treatment for gout
(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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some May Be Vulnerable to Severe Skin Reaction While Using Gout Drug
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)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - October 2, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Some May Be Vulnerable to Severe Skin Reaction While Using Gout Drug
TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 -- Some gout patients with heart or kidney disease might be more susceptible to severe skin reactions while taking the gout medication allopurinol, researchers report. " Our findings suggest that heart disease, like chronic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obesity, Drinking and Unhealthy Diet Add to Gout Risk Obesity, Drinking and Unhealthy Diet Add to Gout Risk
Behavior changes could potentially reduce a large part of the risk for developing gout, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news