Patients with gout less likely to develop Alzheimers disease

March 4, 2015 11:47 PM

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Patients with gout had a 24% lower risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to findings from a study of patients in a British database.

Researchers identified 59,224 patients with gout and 238,805 without gout from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) digital medical records database, which encompasses approximately 10.2 million patients from 580 general practices in the U.K. Patients were included in the study if they were at leas...

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