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2011-08-08 15:15:00

ISELIN, N.J., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmos Corporation (OTC-PINK: PARS) today reported financial results for the second quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2011. These results are included in the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q which has been filed with the SEC. Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2011 The Company recorded a net loss of $0.5 million, or $0.01 per share, for the second quarter 2011 compared to a net loss of $0.4 million, or $0.01 per share, in the second...

2011-08-05 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA), a biotechnology company focused on the development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases, today reported recent accomplishments and financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. "Since our last quarterly update, we presented exciting initial results from the ongoing extension portion of our Phase 2b trial of lesinurad demonstrating high rates of...

2011-07-29 06:26:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New research suggests the prevalence of gout has risen over the past 20 years in the United States. Gout is an inflammatory arthritis that is triggered by crystallization of uric acid within the joints. The condition causes severe pain and swelling. Gout is linked to metabolic syndrome -- a group of health conditions characterized by obesity, insulin resistance, high blood pressure and blood lipid problems. In this new study, researchers found gout now affects about 8.3...

2011-07-28 17:22:21

Increase in obesity and hypertension are likely contributors A new study shows the prevalence of gout in the U.S. has risen over the last twenty years and now affects 8.3 million (4%) Americans. Prevalence of increased uric acid levels (hyperuricemia) also rose, affecting 43.3 million (21%) adults in the U.S. Greater frequency of obesity and hypertension may be associated with the jump in prevalence rates according to the findings now available in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal...

2011-07-25 05:25:00

BRADLEY, Ill., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During the summer, millions of Americans head to the golf courses. Unfortunately, many people miss out altogether due to painful inflammation caused by elevated uric acid levels from an unhealthy diet.(1) Defend against uric acid build-up with safe, all natural Goutch! (TM) by Redd Remedies®.(www.reddremedies.com) "During summer, golfers' minds turn to long drives down the fairway, but summer is also a season of indulgences,"...

2011-07-15 00:00:37

With CanadaDrugsUnited.com, patients need not fret over the price hike of their gout drug Colchicine as medication cost will be kept reasonable and affordable. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Despite the dramatic price increase for the gout drug Colchicine in the recent year, online pharmacy CanadaDrugsUnited.com is keeping the price economical and affordable for patients around the world. According to a report in 2010 by online health magazine Arthritis Today, the price of Colchicine...

2011-06-28 05:30:00

WASHINGTON and DEERFIELD, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Men's Health Network (MHN) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch the "Gout Pit Stop," an educational campaign to raise awareness about gout, a type of arthritis that affects approximately 8.3 million people in the U.S. and is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men. Launched just before one of the biggest events of the year on the racing calendar and during Men's...

2011-05-26 14:05:33

A pan-European study of 755 gout patients found that prevalence of self-reported gout was highest in the UK (2.2%) and lowest in France (0.76%). French, German and British gout patients all had lower quality of life scores, and had significant work and social impairment compared to controls (p<0.05 for all comparisons). Interestingly, patients in these countries also had more hypertension, diabetes, congestive heart failure and renal disease (p=0.05) compared to healthy controls. Abstract...

2011-05-26 12:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA), filed by its wholly owned subsidiary, Savient Pharma Ireland Limited, seeking approval of KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) for the treatment of chronic gout in adult patients refractory to conventional therapy, has completed validation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The MAA has been deemed valid by the EMA...

2011-05-25 15:45:00

LONDON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA) announced today that additional positive clinical and preclinical results from its development program of lesinurad, the Company's lead product candidate for the treatment of hyperuricemia and gout, were presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology hosted by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) in London, UK. Results from Primary Dosing Period and Ongoing Extension of Phase 2b Combination...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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