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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.
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.
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%).
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.