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Gout Associated with Higher Risk of Erectile Dysfunction
Gout Associated with Higher Risk of Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction (ED) may be a more common comorbidity than previously thought among patients with gout. Patients with gout may also be more likely to have severe ED.
Comparing Febuxostat to Allopurinol in the Treatment of Gout
Research shows febuxostat is more effective than allopurinol in reducing serum urate levels in patients with gout.
Docs Want to Demote Dr. Oz
TV Host Mehmet Oz, MD has survived professionally despite criticism of his promotion of questionable weight loss remedies. In the latest assault, 10 physicians publicized a letter they wrote the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons' dean, protesting Oz's faculty appointment in the department of surgery.
Gout Drug Cost Increase Slows Doctors’ Prescription Rates
Now that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to start regulating a drug commonly prescribed to treat gout, many patients will no longer be able to afford the medication.
Anakinra Can Be an Effective Option for the Treatment of Gout
Critically ill patients with acute gouty arthritis who cannot be treated with standard therapy responded well to treatment with anakinra in a recent study.
People with Gout Not As Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease
Researchers report that gout may actually have a neuroprotective effect and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 24 percent.

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