Gout

Anakinra For Gout Flares: Is There A Role?

(MedPage Today) -- The interleukin (IL)-1 receptor antagonist anakinra (Kineret) was not superior to triamcinolone for relieving gout flares, but had similar effects for pain reduction as the glucocorticoid, a randomized phase II study found....
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Colchicine, A Drug Used For Gout, May Reduce Hospitalization Time In Covid-19 Patients

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the...

Read More →

This Common, Low-cost Drug Might Be Able To Treat Covid-19 Patients

Doctors think that an affordable drug used in gout and rheumatic diseases might be useful as a coronavirus therapy. New studies have shown that colchicine can reduce the need for oxygen therapy and hasten recovery. But more data is needed to...

Read More →

Cannabis And Driving; Avoiding Gout: It's Tthealthwatch!

(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso...
Related topics: Podcasts, Medical Research

Read More →

Lifestyle Mods May Head Off Gout

(MedPage Today) -- Reducing four particular risk factors for gout could slash incident cases in men, researchers reported. Over a 26-year period, about 77% (95% CI 56%-88%) of men likely could have avoided gout if they likewise avoid four major...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Gout Treatment May Aid Patients With Congenital Heart Disease

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. Individuals with congenital univentricular circulation ran better and their heart...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

Read More →

Worldwide Burden Of Gout Increased From 1990 To 2017

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2020 -- From 1990 to 2017, the burden of gout increased across the world, according to a study published online Aug. 5 in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Saeid Safiri, Ph.D., from the Aging Research Institute at the Tabriz...
Related topics: Medical Research, Arthritis

Read More →

Gout Drug No Help For Chronic Kidney Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Sunil V. Badve, Elaine M. Pascoe, et al.; Daniel I. Feig Target Audience and Goal Statement: Nephrologists, endocrinologists, family physicians, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to examine the...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Medical Research, Endocrinology

Read More →

Could Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients Benefit From A Gout Drug?

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Spyridon G. Deftereos, Georgios Giannopoulos, et al.; Amir B. Rabbani, Rushi V. Parikh, Asim M. Rafique Target Audience and Goal Statement: Infectious disease specialists, critical care specialists, cardiologists...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiology

Read More →

Imedicalapps: Rheumtutor

(MedPage Today) -- The diagnosis and treatment of rheumatologic diseases can be daunting to primary care providers. Some common conditions such as osteoarthritis and gout can be managed almost entirely by primary care clinicians. But conditions...
Related topics: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Read More →

Gout: Methotrexate May Enhance Pegloticase Response

(MedPage Today) -- For patients with gout exacerbations while on pegloticase (Krystexxa), adding methotrexate may help reduce uric acid levels, researchers suggested at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) virtual meeting. In a small...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Fact Check: Is There A Link Between Gout And Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Caroline van Durme, Bart Spaetgens, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, pulmonologists, primary care physicians The goal of this study was to examine the risk of gout in patients with...
Related topics: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea, Medical Research

Read More →

Acr Updates Guideline For Management Of Gout

THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 -- In an updated American College of Rheumatology guideline, published online May 11 in Arthritis Care & Research, recommendations are presented for the management of gout. John D. FitzGerald, M.D., Ph.D., from the...
Related topics: Arthritis, Medical Research

Read More →

New Acr Gout Guideline Boasts Better Evidence

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released new recommendations for the treatment of gout, based on the latest evidence in the literature, consultation with patient representatives, and cost considerations. Gout...

Read More →

Gout Tied To Higher Risk Of Incident Heart Failure In Older Adults

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Lisandro D. Colantonio, Kenneth G. Saag, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, cardiologists The goal of this study was to determine the association between gout and incident heart failure...
Related topics: Heart Failure, Medical Research, Cardiology

Read More →

Could Gout Drug Colchicine Help Fight Severe Covid-19?

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2020 -- As researchers hunt for ways to treat severe COVID-19 infections, a new trial will ask whether an old arthritis drug can prevent serious complications in the first place. The medication, called colchicine, is an oral...
Related topics: Medical Research, Arthritis

Read More →

Allopurinol In Gout: Is There A Mortality Benefit?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The effects of allopurinol treatment on mortality among patients with gout remain uncertain, with a new meta-analysis finding conflicting results. In a systematic review of the literature that identified four studies...

Read More →

Ckd, Uric Acid, And Heart Disease: What's The Link?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with gout saw poorer heart health and may benefit from preemptive treatment, a researcher suggested. Among more than 500 CKD patients from a single kidney center, rates of cardiovascular...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Kidney Disease, Medical Research, Cardiology

Read More →

Hypersensitivity Reactions And Gout Tx: Watch The Dose

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Both allopurinol and febuxostat (Uloric) were associated with an increased risk of hypersensitivity reactions among new users of these urate-lowering therapies, a large U.S. study found. Compared with colchicine, the hazard...
Related topics: Medical Research

Read More →

Bisu Body Coach Can Tell If A Gout Attack Is Coming By Analyzing Your Urine

The Bisu Body Coach is a home test kit that analyzes your urine for nutrition, pH levels, uric acid, and more.

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.