British Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout management
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  July 11, 2017  
  Gout  
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 British Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout managementBritish Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout management
 
Today we release the important update to our most ‘in demand’ clinical guideline, on the Management of Gout. Gout is the most searched for term on our website and it’s is a particularly painful form of arthritis which is becoming more common, yet continues to be poorly managed.
 
 
 Combination treatment found to effective in patients with tophaceous goutCombination treatment found to effective in patients with tophaceous gout
 
The drug lesinurad in combination with febuxostat was better at lowering blood levels of urate than febuxostat alone in a phase III clinical trial of 324 patients with tophaceous gout.
 
   Reintroduction of PATA could improve patient access to life-saving drugsReintroduction of PATA could improve patient access to life-saving drugs
 
The American College of Rheumatology today applauded the leadership of Rep. David McKinley and Rep. G.K. Butterfield in reintroducing H.R. 2999, the Patients' Access to Treatment Act.
 
 False Alarm Hypothesis of Food Allergy
 
False Alarm Hypothesis of Food AllergyFood allergies are an increasing trend over the past three decades or so, uniquely in countries on a Westernized diet. Current food allergy theories do not account for this rise, however the false alarm hypothesis links the Westernized diet to food allergies.
 
 
 Urine Composition: What’s Normal?
 
Urine Composition: What’s Normal?Urine is a liquid waste material produced in and excreted by the body. Secreted by the renal tubules, it accumulates in the urinary bladder and is excreted via the urethra. While it is composed of 91 to 96 percent water, it contains many other components, both solid and liquid.