Gout Increases Vascular Disease Risk For Both Men And Women

September 5, 2014

Gout Linked to Increased Vascular Disease Risk Patients with gout, particularly women, have increased risk for vascular disease, according to findings of a study published online August 27 in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. “Hyperuricemia (high Uric Acid), the biochemical precursor to gout, has been linked with an increased incidence of, and mortality from, both […]

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Growth Hormone Use in Kids Greatly Increases The Chance For A Stoke When They Are Young Adults

August 27, 2014

Growth Hormone Use in Kids Linked to Stroke in Young Adults Growth hormone use in kids for the treatment of short stature or growth hormone deficiency in childhood increases the long-term the risk for stroke in young adulthood, hemorrhagic strokes in particular, French registry data show. Investigators at the University of Lorraine in France found […]

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