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GOUT, med. jur. contracts. An inflammation of the fibrous and ligamentous parts of the joints.
     2. In cases of insurance on lives, when there is warranty of health, it seems that a man subject to the gout, is a life capable of being, insured, if he has no sickness at the time to make it an unequal contract. 2 Park, Ins. 583.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The term Schadenfreude comes to mind, with the uninformed public appearing to take pleasure in the pain of the gout patient.
Learn more about the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society's "Go for 6" campaign by visiting www.gouteducation.org.
Benjamin Franklin even wrote in 1780 an essay, "Dialogue between the gout and Mr.
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The research, published in the September 28, 2012 issue of Arthritis and Rheumatism, indicated that the gout flare risk decreased with increasing cherry consumption of up to three servings over two days.
Participants were asked about the date of gout onset, symptoms, medications and risk factors, including cherry and cherry extract intake in the two days prior to the gout attack.
The gout drug allop-urinol is the treatment of choice for this genetic metabolic disease.
Nearly 4,000 (3,890) of the gout patients and 19,450 of the controls were women.
The internet turned out to be a treasure trove of information and the Gout Society, formed in January, 2002, has also been useful.
In addition, several pipeline products & latest authorization of drugs to cure gout arthritis is predicted to boost the gout therapeutics market.