Researchers determined the magnitude of the effect of tart cherry concentrate, including its dose and duration of use, on lowering serum urate levels in patients with gout.
Hyperuricemia may represent a risk factor for stroke, and severe hypertension may mediate this association.
Among individuals with chronic kidney disease, the presence of anemia doubled the risk for hyperuricemia.
Gout is a prevalent and debilitating disease. It is progressive in nature and it can be precipitated by many things. It is similar to other arthritis diseases in that it involves inflammation, effects the joints, and causes severe pain. Unlike osteoarthritis and some other forms of arthritis that are strictly localized to the joint,…
Researchers assessed the criteria for gout remission and defined the criteria for a complete response in patients with chronic refractory gout.
Researchers compared the effectiveness and safety of naproxen with low-dose colchicine in the treatment of gout flares in primary care.
Compared with intravenous hydrocortisone, IV methylprednisolone appears to be more beneficial as a pre-infusion prophylaxis therapy in patients receiving pegloticase, according to the findings of a recently published review.
Researchers assessed the risk for gout among adults receiving a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor vs a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist.
There is increasing evidence to support lower serum uric acid thresholds of at least 6 mg/dL in patients with gout to improve survival.
Dr Brian LaMoreaux emphasized the importance of screening, addressing manifestations, and physician education in improving patient outcomes in gout.