The action of gut microorganisms on dietary fibres may reduce inflammation associated with gout, highlights research in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.
The government must do more to support people with arthritis to work highlights Arthritis Research UK
The government launched a consultation on 31 October 2016 looking at the employment, health and welfare support available for people with disabilities and long-term conditions such as arthritis. Continue reading
Manufacturing ibuprofen with arginine (an amino acid) could negate the cardiovascular side effects of the drug, suggests new research in The FASEB Journal.
A history of gout seems to be associated with an increased risk of hip fracture says new research in Arthritis & Rheumatology. The same isn’t true for wrist fracture. Continue reading
A new study suggests that while hospitalisation admissions relating to rheumatoid arthritis have dropped in the past two decades, they have increased for people suffering from gout.
The study, published in JAMA, is said to reflect better management of rheumatoid arthritis patients at the same time as an increased prevalence and suboptimal care of gout. Continue reading