Ask The Doctors: 04/07

A large-scale study examined the impact of blood uric acid and gout on heart attacks in approximately 13,000 men. On its own, each risk factor was associated with only a small increase of the likelihood of a heart attack -blood uric acid raised heart attack risk by 11 percent and gout by 26 percent, but together they can increase your risk of heart attack.
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