Navigation Links
High Urate Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Parkinson's Risk

th Parkinson's disease.

A team of researchers led by Alberto Ascherio, Associate Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at HSPH and senior author of the study and Michael Schwarzschild a movement disorder specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital then followed up on this clue and accessed the databases of two large, randomized studies conducted among patients with early Parkinson's disease.

The preliminary results, presented in abstract form at recent meetings, showed a slower progression of the disease among individuals with high blood urate.

"It is still uncertain whether urate exerts a neuroprotective effect, but approaches to elevating urate levels are nonetheless worth considering as a potential neuroprotective strategy," said Ascherio.

"But elevating blood urate increases the risk of kidney stones and may have adverse cardiovascular effects and should only be attempted in the context of a closely monitored randomized trial until beneficial effects are proven," he added.

The study was supported by National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the Kinetics Foundation and the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

The findings were published online on June 20, 2007 in The American Journal of Epidemiology and will appear in an upcoming print issue of the journal.


'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Urate Reduces the Risk of Parkinsons Disease
2. Levels Of Blood Proteins May Help Heart Disease Care
3. Elevated Ozone Levels Hurt Sperm Count
4. Elevating Manganese Levels hold back HIV
5. High Levels of Protein Linked to Brain Shrinkage
6. Chickens Found To Have High Levels of Arsenic
7. Low Protein Levels A Possible Indicator For A Miscarriage
8. Low Testosterone Levels the Cause Of Depression In Men
9. Weather Found To Play An Important Role In Cholesterol Levels
10. Education Levels Found To Predict Stress
11. Effective Control Of Blood Sugar Levels
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: High Urate Levels Blood Linked Reduced Parkinson Risk

(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... Constitution, the new Lifetime reality series, “Atlanta Plastic” is getting attention for moving ... plastic surgery, with its predominantly African-American cast of doctors and patients. Beverly Hills ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... They know every second counts. And when ... Center offers some of the best care in the nation. For the past two ... fastest average blood clot removal time in the country. During the months of June ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Kantor ... in favor of the firm’s client Rebecca Hamsher, deciding that in accordance with ... reimburse benefits for Hamsher’s residential treatment for bulimia, depression and other mental health ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... PA (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... Africa , Infectious diseases researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine ... rollout of HIV prevention drugs in sub-Saharan Africa. , A cooperative agreement ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... Irving, Texas (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 ... ... awarded an agreement to Seattle-based Genelex to offer pharmacogenetic lab testing and ... care and reduce health care costs. , Annually, more than 8.6 million ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Article on Lifetime’s New “Atlanta Plastic” Reality Series Underlines the Diversity of Today’s Plastic Surgery Patients, Says Plastic Surgeon Dr. J 2Health News:Article on Lifetime’s New “Atlanta Plastic” Reality Series Underlines the Diversity of Today’s Plastic Surgery Patients, Says Plastic Surgeon Dr. J 3Health News:Providence St. Vincent Stroke Care Recognized Among Best in the Country 2Health News:Providence St. Vincent Stroke Care Recognized Among Best in the Country 3Health News:Kantor & Kantor Announces North Cypress Medical Center Must Reimburse Benefits for Mental Health Treatment 2Health News:Kantor & Kantor Announces North Cypress Medical Center Must Reimburse Benefits for Mental Health Treatment 3Health News:$5M Effort to Guide Use of HIV Prevention Meds in Africa 2Health News:$5M Effort to Guide Use of HIV Prevention Meds in Africa 3Health News:$5M Effort to Guide Use of HIV Prevention Meds in Africa 4Health News:Novation Awards Genelex First Group Purchasing Agreement for Pharmacogenetic Testing and Precision Medicine Software 2Health News:Novation Awards Genelex First Group Purchasing Agreement for Pharmacogenetic Testing and Precision Medicine Software 3
... ― As part of preparations for a possible large-scale ... local levels should determine where and how anthrax-preventing antibiotics ... report from the Institute of Medicine. The report ... with the federal government to assess the benefits and ...
... a promising yet volatile French SME in the medical ... The seven founders teamed-up with Grard Heinrich, an experienced ... Ventures, an investment fund specialising in start-up support. Now ... are backing CrossJect, which is awaiting favourable conditions for ...
... pressure to share sexual images via the new phenomenon of ... found. ,Sexting, is the practice of sending and receiving ... is one of the first academic investigations into ,sexting, from ... to the 2011 Australasian Sexual Health Conference in Canberra. ...
... (HealthDay News) -- Yawning may be a natural way of ... examined the frequency of yawns among 80 people in the ... seasonal variations. Yawning is known to be "contagious," the ... yawning, nearly half of the participants yawned while outdoors in ...
... at least on the healthy part. "Early to bed and early ... youths keep slimmer and more physically active than their night-owl peers, ... A study in the Oct. 1 issue of the journal ... participants, ages 9 to 16, and compared their weights and uses ...
... , THURSDAY, Sept. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Men over ... undertreated for their condition, according to a new study. ... by other health problems -- or "co-morbid" conditions -- are ... as expected, University of California, Los Angeles researchers found. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Community storage of anthrax-preventing antibiotics should be determined by state 2Health News:Community storage of anthrax-preventing antibiotics should be determined by state 3Health News:An innovation star for Europe 2Health News:An innovation star for Europe 3Health News:'Sexting' driven by peer pressure 2Health News:Yawning May Help the Brain Chill Out 2Health News:Early to bed and early to rise -- study suggests it's keeping kids leaner 2Health News:Otherwise Healthy Older Men Undertreated for Prostate Cancer: Study 2Health News:Otherwise Healthy Older Men Undertreated for Prostate Cancer: Study 3
(Date:8/3/2015)... N.J. , Aug. 3, 2015 Ortho ... has been named Chief Corporate Brand and Communications ... firm,s executive leadership team, Bouryal will lead the company,s ... builds on its transition to an independent company by ... report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dr. ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... YORK , Aug. 3, 2015   ... global pharmaceutical company Allergan plc is ... Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare to include ... harness ConvergeHEALTH,s OutcomesMiner analytics platform to generate real-world ... outcomes. "We look forward to expanding ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... 2015 Global physiotherapy ... USD 24.7 billion by 2022, according to a ... prevalence of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders are expected ... forecast period. The presence of efficient and effective ... the technologies coupled with implementation of favorable government ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Appoints Kristie Bouryal Chief Corporate Brand and Communications Officer 2ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare Expand Real World Evidence Collaboration with Allergan to Focus on Women's Health 2ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare Expand Real World Evidence Collaboration with Allergan to Focus on Women's Health 3ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare Expand Real World Evidence Collaboration with Allergan to Focus on Women's Health 4Physiotherapy Equipments Market Worth $24.7 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 2Physiotherapy Equipments Market Worth $24.7 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Physiotherapy Equipments Market Worth $24.7 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 4Physiotherapy Equipments Market Worth $24.7 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. 5
... the active lifestyle, the Chesterfield ... for men, women and children., ... wide variety of design options, ... young, relaxed attitude, and children ...
Inquire...
... doctors, tests for elevated thyroid stimulating hormone ... the first clinical indicator of hypothyroidism. , ... to use, cost effective and accurate. ... programs and health promotion. , ThyroChek is CLIA ...
VertiGraft allografts for spine surgery deliver the strength adn performance you demand in your procedures and they are backed by quality and safety standards that are unmatched in the industry....
Medicine Products: