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2014-04-15 23:12:11

Achieve is conducting a randomized, active and placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an experimental drug for preventing flares and reducing serum uric acid in patients with gout. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Gout Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and...

Peeing In The Pool - Is It Safe?
2014-03-27 07:33:16

American Chemical Society Sanitary-minded pool-goers who preach "no peeing in the pool," despite ordinary and Olympic swimmers admitting to the practice, now have scientific evidence to back up their concern. Researchers are reporting that when mixed, urine and chlorine can form substances that can cause potential health problems. Their study appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Jing Li, Ernest Blatchley, III, and colleagues note that adding chlorine to pool...

2014-03-26 16:04:05

Accurate diagnosis key because painful disease treated differently than other forms of arthritis Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been thought. The standard way to check for gout is by drawing fluid or tissue from an affected joint and looking for uric acid crystals, a test known as a needle aspiration. That usually works, but not always: In a new Mayo...

2014-03-17 23:03:20

The Gout Remedy Report, developed by Joe Barton, is a brand new product that provides several of tips and remedies to treat gout. The site Vkool.com published the full The Gout Remedy Report review, telling readers if this book is worth investing. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Gout is a disease characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis. The Gout Remedy Report is a newly updated remedy, offering a lot of useful tips that people who want to get rid of gout...

2014-02-26 12:24:16

Cartoons designed to educate on severity of gout, dispel common myths and encourage proper diagnosis and treatment PITTSBURGH, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, with the number of Americans suffering from the disease increasing sevenfold over the past five decades. But while gout is very serious and extremely painful, it is widely misunderstood - and often unjustly poked fun at - by the general public....

2014-01-16 10:04:50

1 in 40 people now affected; highest rates in Wales and North East of England UK rates of gout have soared since the late1990s, with one in every 40 people now affected by the condition - the highest in Europe - but treatment remains as poor now as it was then, reveals research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. But there is wide variation in both the prevalence (existing cases) and incidence (new cases) of gout across the UK, with the highest numbers of cases in...

2014-01-10 08:23:06

Acquisition is highlighted by KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase), the only product approved for the treatment of refractory chronic gout GLENDALE, Wis., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crealta Pharmaceuticals LLC ("Crealta"), a new specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the completion of the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Savient"). Crealta previously announced the winning of an auction for these assets, the signing of a definitive...

2013-12-24 13:31:09

The drug inosine appears to be a safe and effective way to raise blood and cerebrospinal fluid urate levels in patients with early Parkinson disease (PD), suggesting it may be a potential strategy to slow the disability progression of the degenerative neurological disorder, according to a report published by JAMA Neurology, a JAMA Network publication. Urate is an end product of human metabolism. Animal experiments suggest that urate may protect against PD, and higher blood urate levels are...

2013-12-24 13:26:28

Phase 2 trial supports further investigation of urate's ability to slow disease progression A clinical trial assessing the potential of the nutritional supplement inosine to treat Parkinson disease has found that the studied dosages successfully raised participants' levels of the antioxidant urate without producing serious side effects. Results of the two-year phase 2 trial – conducted by a consortium led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard School of Public...


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