Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

March 5, 2015 5:00 PM

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THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The painful and often debilitating arthritic condition known as gout may offer patients an unexpected bonus: a lower risk for Alzheimer's disease.

A new study finds that gout -- or the high uric acid level that drives the inflammatory condition -- may shield against the dementia.

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