High Blood Levels of Urate May Help Protect Dopamine-Producing Neurons in Men With Parkinson’s, Study Suggests

High Blood Levels of Urate May Help Protect Dopamine-Producing Neurons in Men With Parkinson’s, Study Suggests
High levels of urate in the blood may help preserve dopamine-producing neurons and be used as a biomarker of positive outcomes in men newly-diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a study says. The study, “Sex dependent association of urate on the patterns of striatal dopamine depletion in Parkinson’s disease,” was published in the European Journal of Neurology. Purines make up key ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-02-03By Patricia Inacio, PhD