rheumatology
Gout

An interesting twist to uric acid

People with gout may have a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s, a study published today shows. The research, led by Hyon Choi from Harvard Medical School, suggests that the antioxidant effects of uric acid may have neuroprotective benefits. Using data from a UK electronic medical record database (THIN) the researchers identified 309 new cases of Alzheimer’s ...

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