Lowdown: Uric acid and High Blood Pressure
Doctors have known for a while that people with high levels of uric acid can also have high blood pressure.
New Culprit For Recurrent Gout Flare Ups
Long term caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk for gout attacks. But what about the short-term? New findings show that the relationship between caffeine and gout isn't so black and white.
Women And Gout
Gout is usually viewed as a male disease, but growing evidence suggests the disease is also a concern for older women. A new study states that obesity, alcohol use and diuretic use expose women to more risk for gout.
Can the Soda Cans
New research suggests that canned soft drinks may increase a woman's risk for developing gout, a very painful inflammatory arthritis.