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Seattle Heart Failure Model is able to accurately predict survival for patients with heart failure
...laboratory variables like hemoglobin, cholesterol, uric
acid, and serum sodium. The model was derived by examining 1,125 heart failure patients, and validated in five additional groups, totaling 9,942 patients. The accuracy of the model was excellent. "What is unique about this model is that one can esti...
Gout increases risk of heart attack, according to University of Pittsburgh study
...foot. It is caused by hyperuricemia, a build up of uric
acid in blood. 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 myocardi...
Orange juice is better than lemonade at keeping kidney stones away
...te in the urine and reduced the crystallization of uric
acid and calcium oxalate the most frequently found ingredient in kidney stones. But lemonade did not increase the levels of citrate, an important acid neutralizer and inhibitor of kidney stone formation. "One reason might be the different const...
High-normal uric acid linked with mild cognitive impairment in the elderly
...ols have found that a simple blood test to measure uric
acid, a measure of kidney function, might reveal a...ican Psychological Association (APA). High-normal uric
acid levels, defined in this study as 5.8 to 7.6 mg/dL for men and 4.8 to 7.1 mg/dL for women, were ...
Coffee consumption may lower blood uric acid levels -- the precursor of gout
acid levels in the blood are a precursor of gout, ...elieved that coffee and tea consumption may affect uric
acid levels but only one study has been conducted to date. A new large-scale study published in the ...
Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout
...s components have been linked to lower insulin and uric
acid levels on a short-term basis or cross-section...n women and an increased role of dietary impact on uric
acid levels among patients with existing gout, prospective studies of these populations would be val...