Medical News Today: 11 home remedies for gout
Gout is a type of arthritis that causes painful symptoms. There is no cure for gout, but people can manage the condition with medication and home remedies. Learn about the best home and natural treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gout Source Type: news

10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q1 2019
Highlights:  The first liquid solution of colchicine for prophylaxis of gout, the first generic version of Advair Diskus,® and 8 more new and approved drugs. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - April 11, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Sydney Jennings Tags: ADHD Asthma COPD Depression Gout Headache and Migraine HIV AIDS Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery Gives Former Football Player His Life Back
Treatment TermsWeight Loss Surgery Information SessionsDuodenal switchBMI CalculatorWeight loss surgery Overview Ronald Utley of Wendell weighed 635 pounds and was suffering from leg ulcers, gout, and other serious health issues when he decided it was time to consider weight loss surgery. Nearly one year after undergoing a duodenal switch at Duke, he ’s down to 389 and feeling good about his journey toward his goal weight. Hero Image2019_ronaldutley_01.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks CTA Header Are You a Candidate? CTA ButtonCalculate Your BMI Patient Name Ron Utley Patient Photo Gender Male Patient St...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Precise brain stimulation provides memory boost
People in their 70s were given the working memory of those in their 20s Related items fromOnMedica Traumatic brain injury increases risk of dementia Risk of Alzheimer ’s lower in people with gout Potential brain disease risk posed by surgical procedures Low vitamin D levels linked to faster cognitive decline Exercise regimes 'do not slow dementia' (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study
Colchicine may potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 2, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study
(NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) The drug colchicine, used to treat the arthritic condition gout, could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome, a combination of high blood pressure, high blood sugar and other conditions that increase the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dyve Bioscience touts proof-of-concept study for transdermal painkiller
Dyve Bioscience this week touted data from a human proof-of-concept pilot study of its transdermal sodium bicarbonate therapy for pain reduction in people with acute gout flare. The study enrolled 24 people with a history of gout. Those in the active treatment group were given lotion containing sodium bicarbonate and menthol, while those in the placebo group were given lotion without sodium bicarbonate or menthol. Investigators told the participants to report to the clinic within 36 hours of flare onset. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Dyve Bioscience touts proof-of-concept stud...
Source: Mass Device - March 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Pain Management Pharmaceuticals dyvebioscience Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your health concerns in his weekly column. Today, he addresses the painful problem of gout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tophus Resolution in Patients With Chronic Refractory Gout Tophus Resolution in Patients With Chronic Refractory Gout
A new study examines the rate of tophus resolution among gout patients treated with pegloticase.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Liquid Form of Gout Drug Colchicine (Gloperba) FDA OKs First Liquid Form of Gout Drug Colchicine (Gloperba)
Liquid colchicine for prophylaxis of gout flares in adults will be available in the US this summer.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves Gloperba (colchicine) for Prophylaxis of Adult Gout Flares
WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 26, 2019 ROMEG Therapeutics, an innovative drug development company focused on alternative formulations to better meet clinical and patient needs, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - February 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death: FDA
Title: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - February 25, 2019 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

FDA: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death
FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 -- The gout medicine Uloric (febuxostat) carries a higher risk of death than allopurinol, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency said its in-depth review of results from a safety clinical trial found... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Warns of Higher Risk for Death With Gout Drug Febuxostat FDA Warns of Higher Risk for Death With Gout Drug Febuxostat
Febuxostat should be reserved for patients with gout-related hyperuricemia for whom allopurinol has failed or who do not tolerate allopurinol, owing to an increased risk for death, the FDA says.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Feb. 22, 2019
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death: FDA The gout medicine Uloric (febuxostat) carries a higher risk of death than another gout medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA: Gout Drug Raises Death Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Black box warning, second-line use being required (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA adds Boxed Warning for increased risk of death with gout medicine Uloric (febuxostat)
(Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 21, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gout and Cardiovascular Disease: Crystallized Confusion Gout and Cardiovascular Disease: Crystallized Confusion
What is the biological relationship between gout and cardiovascular disease?Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

How Much Allopurinol Does It Take to Get to Target Urate? How Much Allopurinol Does It Take to Get to Target Urate?
A new study considers the optimal allopurinol dosing required to achieve target serum urate in patients with gout.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Victorian disease warning: Infectious diseases on the rise in UK - signs you should know
SCARLET FEVER, gout, whooping cough and other so-called Victorian diseases are on the rise in the UK. These are the signs and symptoms of the infectious diseases you should know about - are you at risk of a virus or bacterial infection? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Selecta seeks $30M in secondary offering to focus on gout drug
The news comes a few weeks after the company said it would cut more than a third of its employees and shelve a cancer drug following various trial problems late last year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 23, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Gintautas Dumcius Source Type: news

Jan 18 2019 This Week in Cardiology Jan 18 2019 This Week in Cardiology
Burnout, aspiration thrombectomy, fish intake, insurance coverage, and the gout drug febuxostat are discussed in this week ’ s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Gout | Medscape Gout | Medscape
Gout is predominantly a disease of middle-aged men, but there is a gradually increasing prevalence in both men and women in older age groups. The annual incidence of gout in men in most studies is in the range of one to three per 1,000, but the incidence is much lower in women. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

U.S. Gout Rates Remain Steady, but Substantial (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Also, only one-third of gout patients received urate-lowering therapy (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 16, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diet May Play Lesser Role in Serum Urate Levels and Development of Gout
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - January 16, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Risk of CKD in Gout and the Impact of Urate Lowering Therapy Risk of CKD in Gout and the Impact of Urate Lowering Therapy
What is the relationship between gout and chronic kidney disease, and what role could urate-lowering therapy play in the development of CKD in these patients?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Advisers Back Febuxostat for Gout Despite Possible CV Risk FDA Advisers Back Febuxostat for Gout Despite Possible CV Risk
Febuxostat is appropriate for some patients with gout-related hyperuricemia, the Arthritis Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee said at a joint meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Eating cherries can help prevent gout
(Natural News) Eating certain types of foods can have different effects on your body. For instance, regularly eating food items that contain purines can increase the production of uric acid in your body. If this uric acid builds up in your joints and crystallizes, it can result in gout flare-ups. Fortunately, eating food other items,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make Uloric Second-Line for Gout, FDA Advisors Say
(MedPage Today) -- Panel grapples with black box warning, REMS over CV mortality (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 11, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rates of Gout Hold Steady
(MedPage Today) -- But only one-third receive urate lowering therapy (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Western diet full of red meat and sugary drinks is a breeding ground for gout reveals new study
(Natural News) Here’s another reason to avoid the typical Western diet: It can increase your risk of developing gout. This was the conclusion of a 26-year long study that observed more than 44,000 men and their dietary habits. Speaking to the Daily Mail, lead research Dr. Hyon Choi from the Harvard Medical School, noted that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients With Sleep Apnea Have Increased Gout Risk
THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 -- Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at higher risk for developing gout than patients without OSA for more than a year after diagnosis, according to a study published in the January issue of Arthritis&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

IL-1 and Gout: Proof of Concept vs Cost
(MedPage Today) -- Some experts remain optimistic about targeting IL-1 for gout, but others cite costs (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - December 30, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

IL-1 Blockade Appears Effective Against Gout
(MedPage Today) -- Canakinumab lowered the risk of attacks by more than half in post-MI patients (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - December 29, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

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