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Dementia risk may increase with higher levels of serum uric acid

12:48 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Healio

Among elderly patients with gout, the risk of dementia was greater in those with higher levels of serum uric acid, according to a recently published study.“[In] a large prospective cohort of elderly people, high [serum uric acid] SUA levels were associated with increased risk of dementia, especially vascular or mixed dementia,” the researchers wrote.

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