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Gout cases on the rise in the UK

Hospital admissions for gout have seen a pronounced increase in the UK since 2009, according to new official data.


People with gout 'at greater risk of developing diabetes'

People with gout have been found to be more likely to develop diabetes, a trend that is more pronounced in women than men.


Global burden of gout 'currently on the rise'

A new global study has shown the worldwide burden of gout is rising, underlining the need for new and more sophisticated therapy approaches.


Gout attacks 'twice as likely at night as during the day'

Gout attacks are twice as likely at night as they are during the day, according to new US research.


Women with gout 'at elevated risk of vascular disease'

Older female patients with gout may be at a higher risk of experiencing vascular diseases, according to a Keele University study.


Eating cherries can 'lower gout flare risk significantly'

Research suggests cherries have beneficial properties for gout sufferers.


Pegloticase gives promising results in phase-III gout trials

US scientists have analysed new clinical trial data which show pegloticase to be effective at treating chronic gout.


Overweight adults 'more likely to develop gout'

Overweight and obesity are associated with an increased prevalence of gout, according to US scientists.


New GP guidance on treating and managing gout

GPs and patients with gout may benefit from new, accessible guidelines on managing the disease.


Purine-rich foods linked to gout flares

Scientists say that people with gout should avoid purine-rich foods, particularly those derived from animals.


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