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Gout Quiz: What is Gout? Is There a Gout Diet?
Title: Gout Quiz: What is Gout? Is There a Gout Diet?Category: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 1/26/2011 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 5:20:52 PM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 19, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Gain Ground on Gout with Weight Loss
(MedPage Today) -- New study supports weight loss in overweight patients with gout (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

For Gout, How Safely Can Allopurinol Dosing Be Escalated? For Gout, How Safely Can Allopurinol Dosing Be Escalated?
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Anti-inflammatory drug may help prevent heart attacks
Conclusion This well-conducted study shows promising signs that canakinumab may reduce the risk of future heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in people who've had them in the past. But before any changes are made to the current licensing of this drug, further research is needed to confirm the beneficial effects and the optimal dose. Most importantly, researchers will need to focus on the observation that the drug lowered white blood cell counts and increased the risk of fatal infection. They estimated around 1 in every 300 people taking canakinumab would die of a fatal infection. This number, while low, is sti...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Source Type: news

Duzallo (allopurinol and lesinurad) for the Treatment of Hyperuricemia Associated with Gout
Duzallo (allopurinol and lesinurad) is indicated for the treatment of hyperuricemia associated with uncontrolled gout. It contains urate transporter-1 (URAT-1) inhibitor blended with xanthine oxidase inhibitor (XOI). (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

THIS diet to reduce high blood pressure could also tackle gout
HIGH blood pressure readings could be lowered by following the DASH diet. But the diet could also help tackle symptoms of gout. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Duzallo (lesinurad and allopurinol) for Hyperuricemia in Patients with Uncontrolled Gout
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2017-- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) today announced Duzallo was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a once-daily oral treatment for hyperuricemia associated with... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - August 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Clears First Fixed-Dose Combination Treatment for Gout FDA Clears First Fixed-Dose Combination Treatment for Gout
Duzallo combines lesinurad and allopurinol and is indicated for gout-associated hyperuricemia in patients for whom target serum uric acid levels are not achieved with allopurinol alone.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Gout May Increase Risk of Knee Replacement in OA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Urate crystals tie two conditions together (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Gout diet revealed: Cutting THIS out could reduce risk of painful symptoms
GOUT is a form of arthritis which has been previously linked to a rich diet and drinking alcohol. But the symptoms could be reduced by cutting this particular item out of sufferers ’ daily diets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout diet: Reduce risk of painful symptoms by cutting THIS from diet
GOUT is a form of arthritis which has been previously linked to a rich diet and drinking alcohol. But the symptoms could be reduced by cutting this particular item out of sufferers ’ daily diets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout linked to dementia: High uric acid could increase risk of memory loss
GOUT is an uncomfortable, inflammatory condition that occurs when needle-like crystals of uric acid form within certain joints or soft tissues. Now experts believe uric acid could be linked to dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revised Gout Guideline Stresses Patient Education
(MedPage Today) -- Multi-faceted interventions advocated for managing and preventing attacks (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 1, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Gout Patients Run Higher Risk of Kidney Stones (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- 60% increased risk of first-time nephrolithiasis versus general population, with little protection from allopurinol (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - July 31, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Urate-Lowering Therapy for Gout Flare Urate-Lowering Therapy for Gout Flare
Learn the various options for preventing and treating gout flare in this review. What new third-line agents have recently become available?U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gout symptoms - how you should REALLY treat painful form of arthritis
GOUT - a form of arthritis - is an uncomfortable, inflammatory condition that occurs when needle-like crystals of uric acid form within certain joints or soft tissues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fad for juicing 'to blame for gout epidemic'
FASHIONABLE juice-based diets and an addiction to fizzy drinks have helped fuel an "epidemic" in gout, experts warn. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study reveals new drug target for gout and other inflammatory diseases
(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) Particle-driven diseases sound exotic and include things like silicosis and asbestos, but actually also include much more common diseases like Alzheimer's, gout and even atherosclerosis. A new report published online in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests a potential drug target for particle-driven diseases like these and many others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gout symptoms - THIS is a sign form of arthritis is severe and needs URGENT treatment
GOUT - a condition which people commonly associate with a rich diet - is a disorder which causes painful attacks of arthritis in the joints of the foot, knee, ankle, hand and wrist and especially the big toe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout Patients Face Increased Risk for Erectile Dysfunction (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Absolute risk is 2% per year, or 0.6% per year higher than controls (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - June 17, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

AAFP Endorses ACP Guideline on Managing Acute, Recurrent Gout
The AAFP recently endorsed the American College of Physicians'evidence-based guideline on managing acute and recurrent gout. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - June 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What Are Foods that Cause Gout to Flare up?
Title: What Are Foods that Cause Gout to Flare up?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 16, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Gout hospitalization exacerbated by failure to prescribe recommended urate-lowering treatment
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of a Swedish study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) 2017 revealed an increasing incidence of hospitalization due to gout over the last decade, with a resultant increase in health care costs. Also, worryingly, many of the patients admitted to hospital had not been receiving the recommended urate-lowering treatment (ULT). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Does Aspirin Cause Gout?
Title: Does Aspirin Cause Gout?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 13, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Gout diet - why you should avoid THIS drink to reduce painful symptoms
GOUT - a condition which people commonly associate with a rich diet - is a disorder which causes acute, intermittent and painful attacks in the joints of the knee, ankle and especially the feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug combination benefits patients with tophaceous gout
(Wiley) The drug lesinurad in combination with febuxostat was better at lowering blood levels of urate than febuxostat alone in a phase III clinical trial of 324 patients with tophaceous gout. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

One Gout Drug Comes Out on Top for Kidney Protection (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk of renal disease was almost 40% lower (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ticagrelor (BRILINTA) Professional Samples Recalled, 1 Lot Ticagrelor (BRILINTA) Professional Samples Recalled, 1 Lot
One lot of sample bottles with eight 90-mg tablets of the widely used antiplatelet is being recalled after reports that one such bottle also contained pills of a drug for gout.Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

‘Invaluable’ guideline update launched on gout management
Urate-lowering drugs should be offered to all gout patients early in the course of their disease rather than waiting for them to develop disabling symptoms, according to updated clinical guidance. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 26, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Gout symptoms: Three ways to prevent arthritis attacks - but don’t follow THIS diet
GOUT - a condition which people commonly associate with a rich diet - is a disorder which causes painful attacks of arthritis in the joints of the foot, knee, ankle, hand and wrist and especially the big toe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When the Immune System Thwarts Lifesaving Drugs
Patients often produce antibodies to the very treatments keeping them alive, sometimes to disastrous effect. The search for solutions is just beginning. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Antibodies Immune System Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Pompe disease Gout New England Journal of Medicine Ridker, Paul M Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include cancer mutations in endometriosis, adverse events with novel agents approved by the FDA, a diet for gout, and the utility of the NHLBI database (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 13, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

DASH Diet Wards Off Gout (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Blood pressure diet shows ancillary benefits in men (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 12, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Diet May Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Plant-rich DASH diet linked to lower risk of gout
A plant-rich diet that lowers blood pressure and is recommended for lowering heart disease risk may also lower the risk of gout, a study suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gout Source Type: news

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: DASH Diet, Gout (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Regularly consuming red meat and chips raises gout risk
Researchers have discovered that people are more likely to have the painful condition if they indulge in red and processed meats, soft drinks, French fries, sugar, sweets and desserts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dash Diet Lowers Odds for Painful Gout
WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017 -- Warding off the joint pain of gout may be as easy as eating right, a new study suggests. Gout, a joint disease that causes extreme pain and swelling, is caused by excess uric acid in the blood. It's the most common form... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017 -- Warding off the joint pain of gout may be as easy as eating right, a new study suggests. Gout, a joint disease that causes extreme pain and swelling, is caused by excess uric acid in the blood. It's the most common form of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
Title: Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful GoutCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 10, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Fruit, vegetables and whole grains ‘lower risk of gout’
A diet rich in fruit and vegetables, nuts and whole grains but low in salt, sugary drinks, and red and processed meats, is associated with a lower risk of gout, researchers have concluded. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 10, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

DASH Diet Might Help Protect Against Gout (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Men who follow a DASH dietary pattern have a reduced risk for gout, while those who consume a Western diet … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - May 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

DASH Diet May Reduce Gout Risk DASH Diet May Reduce Gout Risk
The low-salt, vegetable-rich DASH diet, which was developed to help lower blood pressure, may also reduce the risk of developing gout, a new study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Gout prevention diet: These foods may ward off extreme pain and peeling skin
GOUT is a common form of arthritis, affecting one in 40 people in the UK. But changing your diet could protect you. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-hypertension DASH diet may reduce the risk of gout
(Massachusetts General Hospital) The results of a study led by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators suggest that following a diet known to reduce the risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease may also reduce the risk of gout. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 9, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

5 Top Apps for Primary Care
You might need: an excellent mobile ECG reference; a gout diagnosis tool; a contraception counseling aid; FPNotebook on mobile, and Klara. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - April 19, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Ted W James, MD Tags: Cardiovascular Diseases Gout Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic PathWays: What's the diagnosis?
This week's case study reviews the kidney biopsy slides?from a 75-year-old man from Mexico presenting with excess protein in his urine and kidney failure. His medical history was significant for diabetes and gout. Can you make the diagnosis? View the case and make your diagnosis. Learn more about Mayo Clinic PathWays. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 12, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A Simple Intervention to Improve Patient Education and Adherence in Gout A Simple Intervention to Improve Patient Education and Adherence in Gout
A rheumatologist and a social worker discuss major gaps in patient knowledge about gout, and also a novel approach to care that can help.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Higher Allopurinol Dose Can Safely Lower SU in Gout (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Dose escalation even tolerated by patients with CKD (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can gout increase YOUR risk of erectile dysfunction? Sex issue linked to condition
GOUT - a condition which people commonly associate with a rich diet - is a disorder which causes acute and painful attacks of arthritis in the joints of the foot - especially the big toe. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news