Gout does not seem to increase fracture risk

02:00 EDT 17 May 2018 | Arthritis Digest

Gout is not associated with an increased risk of fracture, according to a large study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, findings that contrast with previous research suggesting that people with gout are more likely to experience fracture. Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that is caused by the build-up of urate crystals in […]

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