Potential brain disease risk posed by surgical procedures
Sticky proteins can be transferred between people Related items fromOnMedica Anticholinergic drugs may be linked to increased risk of dementia Risk of Alzheimer ’s lower in people with gout Don ’t delay young children’s surgery for fear of GA harms Genes identified involved in age-related brain deterioration Low vitamin D levels linked to faster cognitive decline (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 14, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

It's time that we talked about gout – and the 5 foods that can beat it – watch at Brighteon.com
(Natural News) Gout is one of the most common forms of arthritis in adults, especially in North America and Western Europe. In one article in Nature Reviews Rheumatology, authors noted that around 4 percent of American adults suffer from gout, based on a literature review on the illness. By far, the highest prevalence of gout is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bone Erosions Common in Gout
(MedPage Today) -- The strongest risk factor was the presence of tophi (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of cherry juice?
Cherry juice has many alleged health benefits, including reducing gout symptoms, aiding sleep, and improving short-term memory. Learn more about the potential health benefits of cherry juice here, as well as how to make it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Gout and CKD: A Common, Complicated Combination
What are the dos and don'ts when treating gout patients with chronic kidney disease? Take our 4-question quiz to find out. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - November 15, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Gregory W. Rutecki, MD Source Type: news

Managing Gout as a Systemic Disease Managing Gout as a Systemic Disease
A study suggests that to reduce morbidity and mortality from hyperuricemia, it must be managed as a chronic disease.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 -- The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners-Orthopedics Specialty Practice Group have issued a new joint clinical consensus statement on the etiology, diagnosis, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin C can prevent gout
(Natural News) Vitamin C has been reported to prevent and treat infection, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Another study has shown that it can also prevent gout. Gout is one of the most common types of arthritis that causes severe pain, swelling, and stiffness in a joint, typically affecting the joint in the big toe.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse-led gout care cost effective
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - November 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nurse-Led Care Efficacious, Cost-Effective for Gout
MONDAY, Oct. 29, 2018 -- For patients with gout, nurse-led care is efficacious and cost-effective compared with usual care led by general practitioners (GPs), according to a study published Oct. 20 in The Lancet. Michael Doherty, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage & #8805;3 in Gout
THURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 -- For patients with gout, allopurinol is associated with a reduced risk for developing chronic kidney disease stage ≥3, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Ana Beatriz Vargas-Santos,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Treat-to-Target Strategy Cuts Mortality in Gout Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Study sets serum urate therapeutic level (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - October 25, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Gout, Like RA, Has Evolved as a Systemic Threat Gout, Like RA, Has Evolved as a Systemic Threat
Risk for death doubles when gout patients fail to achieve optimal levels of serum uric acid, new research shows, so treatment to target is essential.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Mortality Risk Doubles for Gout When Uric Acid Not Optimal Mortality Risk Doubles for Gout When Uric Acid Not Optimal
Risk for death doubles when gout patients fail to achieve optimal levels of serum uric acid, new research shows, so treatment to target is essential.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Selecta shares cut nearly in half since gout drug data
Shares of Watertown biotech Selecta Biosciences continued to slide Wednesday, with the stock dropping 40 percent since the company presented new data on their gout drug earlier this week. Selecta (Nasdaq: SELB) released new data Tuesday from the Phase 2 clinical trial of their lead drug candidate, SEL-212, for gout, a severe form of arthritis. The company reported that approximately 66 percent of the trial participants maintained low levels of the acid that causes the disease, down from 75 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Rheumatoid arthritis vs. gout: Symptoms and causes
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout are two forms of inflammatory arthritis. RA and gout have different causes and treatments. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

October 20 Daily Buzz at ACR 2018 October 20 Daily Buzz at ACR 2018
Conference attendees have fired off nearly 950 tweets in the past 24 hours, and many specialists are talking about gout.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Nurse-led care trumps management by GPs for treating gout
Nurse-led care with a more patient-centred approach appears to be more effective than GP-led care for successfully treating gout, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic gout attacks drug
The company has received the tentative approval from the USFDA to market Colchicine tablets USP in the strength of 0.6 mg, Zydus Cadila said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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

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 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