Gout: Sleep apnea may raise your risk

Gout: Sleep apnea may raise your risk
Gout is the most common type of inflammatory arthritis and affects more than 8 million adults. Men are at a higher risk than women. And according to a new study, your risk for gout also climbs if you suffer from sleep apnea, a condition where your …
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Could Old Gout Drug Offer New CV Benefits?
The elevated risk of cardiovascular events among patients with gout declined in those who used colchicine. Note that although this study was unable to confirm a causal link, it provides justification for a randomized controlled trial of colchicine to …
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Did Michelangelo Have Gout?
Michelangelo, the great Renaissance artist, is often included on lists of celebrated gout patients. His letters describe a single acute attack of foot pain at the age of 80, but a case for early onset has been presented, based on a fresco by a …
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