Health Benefits of Juniper Tea
From improving digestion and reducing joint pain, to treating respiratory viral problems, juniper tea benefits are plenty.
Current Concepts In Managing Chronic Gout
With recently published guidelines and emerging medications, this author offers a closer look at key principles in diagnosing and treating chronic gout.
Association of Functional Polymorphism rs2231142 (Q141K) in the ABCG2 ...
Association of Functional Polymorphism rs2231142 in the ABCG2 Gene With Serum Uric Acid and Gout in 4 US Populations: The PAGE Study A loss-of-function mutation in the ATP-binding cassette, subfamily G, member 2 gene has been shown to be associated with serum uric acid levels and gout in Asians, Europeans, and European and African Americans; ... (more)
An inflammatory condition
I've noticed more patients complain of gout recently -- maybe it's a sign the economy is improving .
Wed May 22, 2013
Vitamin C may not treat gout: study
Daily vitamin C supplements don't lower uric acid as much as drugs used to treat high levels of the acid that's responsible for gout, says a new study from New Zealand.
Mon May 20, 2013
Get relief for chronic joint pain
Is it difficult to twist, turn or bend at the knees, hips or shoulders? Do you have swelling, warmth and redness in your joints or in the soft tissues around your joint every time you run, jump or exercise? Does the pain seem to linger for weeks? If so, then it's time to see a physician.
Environmental News Network
Vitamin C and Gout
Vitamin C or L-ascorbic acid, or simply ascorbate , is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animal species.
Thu May 16, 2013
Vitamin C does not alleviate gout as previously thought
Latest research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, has shown vitamin C does not significantly lower uric acid levels in gout patients, despite previous studies touting its benefit.
Wed May 15, 2013
Vitamin C does not lower uric acid levels in gout patients
Despite previous studies touting its benefit in moderating gout risk, new research reveals that vitamin C, also known ascorbic acid, does not reduce uric acid levels to a clinically significant degree in patients with established gout.
Thu May 09, 2013
Black bean broth: Treatment for arthritis, gout and joint pain
Treatments for arthritis and gout, such as home remedies like black bean broth, offer antioxidant protection, lower uric acid levels, reduce pain and inflammation, and should be made part of your home remedy arsenal.
Wed May 08, 2013
Side Dish: Fighting arthritis
One out of three Louisiana residents has arthritis, with almost half younger than 55 and 9,000 younger than 18, according to The Arthritis Foundation.
Sun May 05, 2013
Super food of the month: broccoli
Broccoli is a well-balanced food that contains an incredible amount of nutritional value .
Healthy Body Healthy Mind
Gout once thought to be a disease of Kings and Aristocracy is now considered one of the most common inflammatory conditions.
Thu May 02, 2013
May is National Arthritis Month
May is National Arthritis Month and Gov. John Kasich has proclaimed May Arthritis Awareness Month in Ohio.
UL Medical School Researchers Find Increased Death Risk In Patients...
A new study led by researchers at the Graduate Entry Medical School , University of Limerick has found that people suffering from gout and elevated serum uric acid have significantly increased risks of death.
Old-World Diseases That Can Still Affect Your Health
Here's what you should know about four retro diseases that are still around -- and a fifth that's back with a vengeance.
Wed May 01, 2013
Arthritis presents problem for aging population of farmers
Arthritis affects approximately one-third of all adult farm operators and is considered one of the leading causes of disability by customers of the U.S. Department of Agriculture AgrAbility Project.
Natural Holistic Health
Are There Different Types of Arthritis?
Are there different types of arthritis? - true and false. The prefix arth is in reference to joints and itis refers to inflammation.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Mediterranean diets and health risks for the elderly at high cardiovascular risk
What is the relationship between a Mediterranean diet and the risk of hyperuricemia in the elderly? Dr.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
How to Test for Gout
If you have experienced severe pain and high levels of inflammation in one joint, and you have no known injuries or medical conditions that could cause such pain, you may want to get tested for gout.