gout gout  /ˈɡaʊt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints

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Usage(s):

  1. Doctors thought that they had evidence that waters so treated would cure chronic arthritis, gout, neuritis, high blood pressure.
  2. Pi-Sunyer says the plumping of America will put millions of people at an increased risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, gout, arthritis and some forms of cancer.
  3. The WAVE developed gout and anemia.

News

  1. Will New Gout Findings Get a Toehold?

    Title: Will New Gout Findings Get a Toehold? Category: Health News Created: 6/12/2013 10:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

  2. Mayo Clinic: Big Toe Isn't Biggest Culprit in Gout Flare-Ups; Other Joints Tied to Higher Risk

    The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such as a knee or elbow, Mayo Clinic has found.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Mayo Clinic

  3. Big Toe Isn't Biggest Culprit in Gout Flare-Ups; Other Joints Tied to Higher Risk

    The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such as a knee or elbow, Mayo Clinic has found. The study is among several that Mayo researchers are presenting in Madrid at the European League Against Rheumatism's annual meeting.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newswise

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Quotes

  1. "I don't know if it was gout - but I had a definite problem with my feet," says Leto, who gained 60 pounds to play the role in "Chapter 27," which opens Friday. "Toward the end of the shoot, one of the glaring issues was the pain I had with...
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Jared Leto Source: New York Daily News

  2. "I had no idea what gout was," Cheeks said, describing his first encounter -- at the age of 46 -- with the often-debilitating arthritic condition. "Never heard of it. Never talked to anyone about it, and then I started to find out that there...
    on May 23, 2008 By: Maurice Cheeks Source: Washington Post

  3. Launched in Bordeaux on Tuesday evening, Nossiter said the book, "Le Gout et le Pouvoir" (Taste and Power), aimed to demystify wine and make it more democratic.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Jonathan Nossiter Source: AFP

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