More evidence for urate's beneficial effects


#1
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/waste-substance-found-in-blood-can-protect-against-effects-of-parkinsons-disease-8422935.html


see previous thread on urate for more discussion........

#2
i am taking furisemide for edema due to cabergoline. seeming that can cause an increase in uric acid which is therefore a good side-effect? booze and fruit juice are good too. nice to know i am doing all the right things!

lastly dalmation dogs get gout and you never see one with pd!

#3
Yes......I suppose I'd better supplement my inosine intake with a couple of glasses of port every day over the festive period to make sure my urate levels dont slip!