June 21, 2022
There are more than one hundred types of arthritis, but gout is among the most common and the most painful.…
May 20, 2022
There’s an ongoing research boom and more treatments than ever before, yet the battle against gout continues to be hampered by an information gap.
May 19, 2022
After years of searching for reliable information and a network of fellow gout patients to share his experience, Gary Ho launched his own online support group with the help of his rheumatologist, Christopher Parker, DO. Now, the duo is further expanding their efforts.
April 5, 2022
Painful and challenging to live with, gout has become the focus of a new surge in research.
March 22, 2022
Gout and kidney disease can be a lethal combination.
December 2, 2021
Imagine for a moment your bathroom sink. Water flows from the faucet and drips down around the base. Over time, you will see mineral deposits if the area is not properly cleaned. This is an apt analogy for gout.
June 3, 2021
The father of medicine, Hippocrates, did not know that uric acid causes inflammatory arthritis in the joints known as gout. But even 2,500 years ago, before the disease had a name, he noted men’s particular vulnerability to the disease.
May 21, 2021
Many people have heard of gout. They may even know that it’s a form of inflammatory arthritis that usually attacks joints. But it’s doubtful they know that 9 million Americans suffer from it. Or how painful and debilitating attacks can be.
March 9, 2021
If seeing is believing, then it’s no wonder gout is so misunderstood. Film and television often misrepresent the condition, a new study found.
February 11, 2021
Joints become red, swollen and painful. For people with gout, these are telltale signs of an attack. But research suggests gout patients should also watch for signs of another event – a heart attack.