• Genes cause gout not diet

    9 days ago - By News Medical

    It has been believed for centuries that a diet rich in red meat and wine is associated with gout. This painful joint disease leads to extremely painful swelling of the joints. This is caused due to elevation of uric acid in blood that gets deposited around the joints causing pain and inflammation.
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  • Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups

    9 days ago - By Web MD

    Diet was much less important than the individual's genes in deciding whether they would develop hyperuricemia, which can lead to gout, according to researchers who analyzed data from nearly 17,000 American men and women of European ancestry.
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