Building on previous findings, a new study concludes that people with gout are more likely to develop kidney disease. The authors believe that the results offer new ways to reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease.
Once thought of as the “disease of kings” for its association with rich foods and alcohol, gout – as we now know – doesn’t discriminate based on socioeconomic status.
After repeated ankle sprains—and no memory of turning his ankle—this man knew something strange was going on. He was right: He had gout.
Charlie Stayt, 57, typically spends his mornings sharing other people's stories, yet the BBC Breakfast host became the subject of his own story after revealing he had previously suffered from an agonising foot condition.
Patients with uncontrolled gout are more likely to develop chronic kidney disease, diabetes and heart disease compared with those with controlled disease, according to a poster presentation at the 2019 Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference.
For Jana from Moraga, California, it’s the researchers whose drug halted her grandfather’s prostate cancer– buying him time to instill in her a lifelong love of tennis.
Patients experiencing a gout attack may get more than they bargained for at the emergency room.
Gout is more severe and difficult to treat in patients with a history of kidney transplantation (KT) than in those without a KT history, a new study suggests.
Being diagnosed with gout can spring a number of surprises on people. They must first come to understand the nature of the disease, which occurs due to uric acid build-up in the joints. Then they must separate the myths (natural remedies like cherry juice can cure the disease) from the facts (gout can be managed successfully – but not cured), and that requires seeing a health care provider, typically a gout specialist, and following a prescribed treatment path).
Gout is a painful condition that can attack anytime, anywhere. Most people think it’s just some pain that guys experience in their foot once in a while. But it’s actually a metabolic disorder wherein the body is unable to process uric acid properly.