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New research shows that use of poor footwear is common among patients with gout.
As an alternative to a conventional treatment for gout that some patients may not respond to, patients with severe, chronic gout who received the medication pegloticase for 6 months had greater improvement in measures of uric acid levels as well as physical function and quality of life.
Injections of pegloticase, a modified porcine enzyme, can produce significant and sustained clinical improvements in 2 out of 5 patients with chronic gout that is resistant to conventional therapies.
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc.
New research suggests the prevalence of gout has risen over the past 20 years in the United States.
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.
In humans, inherited mutations in a gene called HPRT1 lead to very specific self-destructive behavior.
BRADLEY, Ill., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During the summer, millions of Americans head to the golf courses.
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