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Drug regulations tied to fewer prescriptions of effective gout drug

Well intentioned, but costly and potentially problematic. That's how researchers describe the end result of a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate colchicine, a drug...  
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over 4 years ago
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Nighttime gout attack risk more than two times higher than in the daytime

Novel research reveals that the risk of acute gout attacks is more than two times higher during the night or early morning hours than it is in the daytime.  
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over 4 years ago
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Gout: data from Phase III studies of lesinurad in combination with allopurinol

AstraZeneca has presented top-line results of two pivotal Phase III trials investigating the potential of lesinurad, a selective uric acid re-absorption inhibitor (SURI), when used in...  
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over 4 years ago
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Effects of gout reduced after drinking Montmorency cherry concentrate

Drinking Montmorency concentrate significantly helps to reduce the effects of the painful condition gout, according to new research.  
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over 4 years ago
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Gout drug may reduce risk of death

In a recently to be published study in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, researchers have found the use of the drug allopurinol was associated with a reduced risk of death in...  
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over 4 years ago
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Gout isn't always easy to prove: Study finds CT scans help catch cases traditional test misses

Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been thought.  
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over 4 years ago
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UK rates of gout soaring, but treatment remains poor

UK rates of gout have soared since the late1990s, with one in every 40 people now affected by the condition - the highest in Europe - but treatment remains as poor now as it was then, reveals...  
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over 4 years ago
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Gout runs strongly in families, suggests large-scale study

Study of Taiwan's population shows that gout runs strongly in families, due to shared environmental and genetic factors - having a close relative with it increases the risk.  
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over 4 years ago
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Less than half of gout patients reach recommended treatment goal following treatment with allopurinol

AstraZeneca and Ardea Biosciences presented results from a large study of allopurinol, a treatment commonly used to lower uric acid in patients with gout.  
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over 4 years ago
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Risk of heart attack and stroke doubles for patients with gout

New research published in Rheumatology journal has found that having gout doubles the risk of heart attack and stroke.  
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over 4 years ago
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In Gout Flare-Ups, The Big Toe Isn't The Biggest Culprit - Other Joints Tied To Higher Risk

The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints...  
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over 4 years ago
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Vitamin C Does Not Lower Uric Acid Levels In Gout Patients

Despite previous studies touting its benefit in moderating gout risk, new research reveals that vitamin C, also known ascorbic acid, does not reduce uric acid (urate) levels to a clinically...  
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over 4 years ago
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UL Medical School Researchers Find Increased Death Risk In Patients Suffering From Gout And Elevated Uric Acid Levels

A new study led by researchers at the Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS), University of Limerick (UL) has found that people suffering from gout and elevated serum uric acid have...  
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over 4 years ago
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Shedding Light On Gout: Repair Of Protein Pump Possible

Johns Hopkins scientists have found out how a gout-linked genetic mutation contributes to the disease: by causing a breakdown in a cellular pump that clears an acidic waste product from the...  
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over 4 years ago
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Potential For New Drugs To Treat Gout

Findings from a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study could lead to the development of new drugs to treat gout.  
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over 4 years ago
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Genetic Insight Into 'Disease Of Kings' Offered By Gout Study

Scientists have shed light on why some people are more susceptible to gout than others.  
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over 4 years ago
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Aging Overweight Males At Increased Risk For Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout.  
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over 4 years ago
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ACR Supports Best Practices For Ultrasonography Use In Rheumatology

More rheumatologists are embracing musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) to diagnose and manage rheumatic diseases.  
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over 4 years ago
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Eating Cherries Lowers Your Gout Attack Risk

Eating cherries over a two-day period reduced the risk of gout attacks by 35%, according to a new study led by Boston University (BU) in the US that is being published in the journal...  
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over 4 years ago
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Gout Guidelines Arm Patients And Physicians With Tools To Fight Painful Disease

Gout is one of the most common forms of inflammatory arthritis, affecting nearly 4% of adult Americans.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago