Arthritis: Best anti-inflammatory beverage to provide effective pain relief for joints
INFLAMMATORY arthritis is characterised by painful, swollen and tender joints. Common forms include: rheumatoid arthritis , psoriatic arthritis , systemic lupus erythematosus , gout and ankylosing spondylitis . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured review: Colchicine for Covid
Is colchicine an effective treatment for people with COVID-19?Colchicine was debated to be a potential treatment option for COVID-19, hoping that the medication ’s anti-inflammatory properties could prevent or reduce a dysregulated immune response.Although there are completed studies without publication and diverse ongoing studies that could change our findings, the current evidence taken from 3 studies is moderate that colchicine makes no difference for people with moderate to severe disease. The safety of the medication remained unclear- given the restricted dosage range and the inconsistent reporting of (serious) ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 30, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Gout Pharmacotherapy in Cardiovascular Diseases Gout Pharmacotherapy in Cardiovascular Diseases
This review examines the utility of current gout therapies in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, including allopurinol, febuxostat, and colchicine.American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA approved gout medicine - Probenecid - shows promise fighting viruses like COVID-19
Probenecid, a drug used to treat gout, has shown anti-viral capabilities, a study from the University of Georgia finds. It is among a variety of drugs being tested to treat COVID-19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases?
September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 20, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Gout pill could be prime candidate to treat seriously ill COVID-19 patients says new study
THE UNPRECEDENTED scale of the vaccine rollout has proven an effective shield against infection. For those who do become infected and become seriously ill, however, current go-to treatments are massively limited. One new study has suggested the gout drug remdesivir could be a prime candidate to treat severely ill COVID-19 patients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronary Artery Disease:'Gout' in the Artery? Coronary Artery Disease:'Gout' in the Artery?
In this commentary, the authors compare and contrast gout and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. What, if anything, do they have in common?Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Colchicine Effective Regardless of ACS History, Timing: LoDoCo2 Colchicine Effective Regardless of ACS History, Timing: LoDoCo2
The results contrast with those from another subanalysis, in which greater benefits were observed with earlier administration of the repurposed gout medication.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

The 5 foods that cause gout and 5 that help symptoms
GOUT is a painful type of arthritis causing sudden and severe joint pain. Whether you've suffered from gout before, or want to avoid it in the future, here are the foods that cause gout. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Speed of Sound: Think Ultrasound for Evaluating Suspected Gout
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - August 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The Speed of Sound Source Type: news

Diet for gout: What foods should you avoid if you have gout?
GOUT is a type of arthritis that can cause sudden and severe instances of joint pain. So what foods should you avoid eating if you have gout? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Popular drink known for its anti-inflammatory properties could reduce arthritis symptoms
ARTHRITIS can be extremely debilitating and negatively affect a person's life. The painful flare-ups that affect one joint at a time are known as gout. Symptoms include swelling, redness, and a sense of heat on the affected area. Symptoms include swelling, redness and a sense of heat on the affected area. Could a popular drink help to reduce painful symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Foods Make Gout Worse
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 1, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: One cold drink that could help ease painful symptoms
ARTHRITIS can be extremely debilitating - painful flare-ups that affect one joint at a time is known as gout. Symptoms include swelling, redness and a sense of heat on the affected area. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis warning: The heart-healthy food that can trigger inflammatory arthritis symptoms
ARTHRITIS is an umbrella term for a range of conditions affecting the joints. If you're suffering from gout - the most common form of inflammatory arthritis - you should eat a specific type of healthy food in moderation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improving uniformity and quality of care for people undergoing intra-articular injection
(European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology) Intra-articular therapies (IAT) are frequently used to treat joint conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. The procedure involves inserting a needle into the space between the bones of the joint to deliver a medicine. The types of medicines used in IAT techniques vary, from steroids to radiopharmaceuticals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Western, Proinflammatory Diets Are Major Drivers of Gout Risk Western, Proinflammatory Diets Are Major Drivers of Gout Risk
Western and proinflammatory diets are associated with increased risk of gout independent of other factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of Gout Prophylaxis and Therapy in CKD Efficacy and Safety of Gout Prophylaxis and Therapy in CKD
Is gout flare prophylaxis and treatment a safe and effective therapeutic strategy for patients with underlying chronic kidney disease?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gout treatment success doubled by combining two drugs, study finds
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) If left untreated, gout can cause severe disability. But unlike rheumatoid arthritis, there are only a handful of ways to treat it. Researchers say a combination of two existing drugs disrupts antibody production and doubles treatment efficacy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arthritis: The best type of diet to ease inflammation in the body – what to eat
ARTHRITIS caused by misdirected inflammation include rheumatoid, psoriatic, systemic lupus erythematosus, gout and ankylosing spondylitis. Could an anti-inflammatory diet help ease symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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