Tag: "urate" at medical news
Risk Of Heart Attack Increased By Gout
...ood. When chronic or severe hyperuricemia leads to urate
crystals within joints, it results in an inflammatory response that manifests as gouty arthritis. "Our study confirms that gouty arthritis is an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack. Until now this relationship has...
Spit Test Kit on the Cards to Ascertain Pre-eclampsia Risk
...tologist, examines and monitors elevated levels of urate
in the body, a possible indication of pre-eclampsi...The saliva is thought to be an overflow system for urate
and is therefore a more reliable way of testing the urate
levels rather than a blood or urine test. ...
High Urate Levels in Blood Linked to Reduced Parkinson's Risk
A new study has found that high levels of urate
in the blood is linked to a reduced risk of Parkin... blood, and although high levels can lead to gout, urate
might also have beneficial effects because it is a potent antioxidant. Parkinson's disease is a ch...
Urate Reduces the Risk of Parkinsons Disease
...pective study exploring the link between levels of urate
in the blood and risk of Parkinson's disease, res...ublic Health (HSPH) have found that high levels of urate
are strongly associated with a reduced risk of the disease. Urate is a normal component of blood,...