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

Obesity, drinking and unhealthy diet add to gout risk
(Reuters Health) - Behavior changes could potentially reduce a large part of the risk for developing gout, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gout May Up Risk for Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease
MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 -- Gout is associated with an elevated risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in BMJ Open. Austin G. Stack, M.B.B.Ch., M.D., from the University of Limerick in Ireland,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: Studies in Comorbidity
Studies on comorbidities seen with CKD reviewed here examine controlled vs uncontrolled gout, psychiatric diagnoses, and screening for intracranial aneurysm. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - September 6, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Kidney Disease Source Type: news

Gout
Title: GoutCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 6, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Anakinra for the Treatment of Acute Gout Flares Anakinra for the Treatment of Acute Gout Flares
Is anakinra a safe and effective treatment option for acute gout flares?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Boost cellular health and prevent aging with this Japanese plant
(Natural News) The ancient Japanese believed that ashitaba leaves can cure several ailments, hence the ashitaba plant played a significant role in Japanese traditional medicine. They used preparations made with ashitaba leaves to treat ailments like heartburn, stomach ulcer, high blood pressure, hay fever, gout, and constipation. Modern science has now confirmed that the herb native to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Kidney disease: Does gout increase risk?
A recent study finds that people with gout have a higher risk of advanced chronic kidney disease. The results could help design preventive strategies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Gout pushes up kidney failure risk by 200 percent for those on dialysis, study says
People with gout have nearly a 30 percent higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease than people without gout, according to new research. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA to evaluate increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes with the gout medicine febuxostat (Uloric)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that preliminary results from a safety clinical trial show an increased risk of heart-related death with febuxostat (Uloric) compared to another gout medicine called allopurinol. We required the Uloric drug manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, to conduct this safety study when we approved the medicine in 2009. Once we receive the final results from the manufacturer, we will conduct a comprehensive review and will update the public with any new information. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 23, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine Not the Only Immunization Linked With Gout Flare Shingles Vaccine Not the Only Immunization Linked With Gout Flare
The recombinant shingles vaccine (RZV) is associated with an increased risk of gout flare, and a new study suggests other vaccines may trigger flares as well, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 21, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Gout in the Foot
Title: Gout in the FootCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - August 1, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Twenty years of military prehospital care in the Eastern Sovereign Base Area, Cyprus - Halle-Smith JM, Ahmad T, Mason G, Barlow A, Gout S.
INTRODUCTION: The Medical Reception Station (MRS) in Dhekelia provides a prehospital emergency care (PHEC) service for the Eastern Sovereign Base Area and surrounding Cypriot towns. This service has been evaluated previously but some important aspects of c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Disease and Uric Acid Cardiovascular Disease and Uric Acid
Does lowering of uric acid in gout lead to cardiovascular and renal benefits? A new study investigates the pathogenic impact of uric acid levels on CVD and CKD risk, but much is still unclear.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Wearing a hearing aid may help protect brain in later life
Study indicates that wearing hearing aids could boost aspects of memory and attention in healthy older people Related items fromOnMedica Virtual reality could help spot Alzheimer ’s quicker Dementia leading cause of death in women over 80 Risk of Alzheimer ’s lower in people with gout WHO issues guidelines on dementia risk reduction LGBT community at higher risk of cognitive decline (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Opioids Commonly Prescribed in Emergency Department for Gout
MONDAY, July 15, 2019 -- More than one-fourth of patients with acute gout discharged from the emergency department receive an opioid prescription, according to a study published online July 2 in Arthritis Care& Research. Deepan S. Dalal, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opioids Commonly Prescribed for Gout Attacks Opioids Commonly Prescribed for Gout Attacks
Nearly three in 10 patients seeking care at the emergency department (ED) for acute gout will be discharged with a prescription for opioids, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Are opioids being inappropriately prescribed to treat gout?
(Wiley) Although there are effective treatments for gout, the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, a new Arthritis Care& Research study found that opioids are commonly prescribed to patients with gout who seek treatment at emergency departments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
The Duke University emeritus professor was an expert in purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 20, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Exposure to inorganic dust increases risk of gout in women by 27%
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) demonstrate that occupational exposure to inorganic dust is a previously unknown risk factor for gout and also confirm known risk factors, such as alcoholism and obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gout patients suffer in silence with low expectations of treatment
(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of a 14 country pan-European survey presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) suggest gout is being diagnosed late, is not well controlled, and is not regularly monitored. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can apple cider vinegar treat gout?
Although there is little scientific evidence that apple cider vinegar can directly affect gout symptoms, it may reduce many of the risk factors for the condition. Learn more about apple cider vinegar for gout here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gout Source Type: news

Younger Gout Patients Have Higher Odds for Blood Clots
Title: Younger Gout Patients Have Higher Odds for Blood ClotsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - June 4, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news