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Having partnered last year with an international team that surveyed the genomes of 12,000 individuals to find a genetic cause for gout, Johns Hopkins scientists now have shown that the malfunctioning gene they helped uncover can lead to high concentrations of blood urate that forms crystals in joint tissue, causing inflammation and pain â€” the hallmark of this disease.
Pharmaceutical companies are working on new medications for gout as experts say up to six million U.S.
A U.S. urologist reports seeing an increase in young children with kidney stones -- something more often seen in middle-aged men. Dr. Gary Faerber of the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor says modern diet and lifestyle are probably at fault.
New Findings Released on the Third Annual Gout Awareness Day (May 22) NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society announced today that new survey results reveal alarming gaps in the public's awareness of gout, a painful and potentially debilitating form of arthritis that affects three to five million Americans.
New Study Published in the Journal of Rheumatology Examines Quality of Life and Disability in Treatment Failure Gout Patients EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
High sodium diets, sedentary lifestyles and not drinking enough water are to blame. ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Lisa Garnes received a call from her daughter's daycare saying that 3-year-old Emma was complaining of back pain, she never dreamt the cause would be a condition often associated with middle aged men: kidney stones. "They said that Emma was doubled over in pain and saying that her back hurt her," says Garnes. Garnes took her to the pediatrician, who...
New research reveals men who get more vitamin C lower their chances of developing gout, a painful type of arthritis.
First new treatment option in 40 years for chronic management of condition DEERFIELD, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
British doctors say they're seeing an increase in the number of gout cases among younger people because of diets rich in meat and alcohol. Gout is caused by a build-up of uric acid in the blood and results in acute attacks of arthritis in the joints.
BOSTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SaltCheck, Inc. announced the completion of a 100 subject study demonstrating successful use of a new simplified test for monitoring sodium intake.
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