Latest Uric acid Stories

2009-06-13 13:40:26

Pharmaceutical companies are working on new medications for gout as experts say up to six million U.S.

2009-05-25 15:12:25

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.

2009-05-22 08:00:00

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.

2009-05-05 08:00:00

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.

2009-05-04 07:10:00

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...

2009-03-13 09:38:35

New research reveals men who get more vitamin C lower their chances of developing gout, a painful type of arthritis.

2009-03-12 13:57:00

First new treatment option in 40 years for chronic management of condition DEERFIELD, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

2009-03-04 10:19:04

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.

2009-02-26 08:01:00

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.

2009-02-24 08:40:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends is pleased to announce the fielding of a new syndicated report, LaunchTrends(TM): Uloric(R). Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced that they received FDA approval for Uloric(R) (generic name: febuxostat) on February 13, 2009.

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