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Diet ‘may be less important than genes’ in causing gout


Diet may be substantially less important than genes in the development of gout, a disease more common in men over 40 and which causes extreme pain and swelling in the joints, new research suggests. The study published in the British Medical Journal says the widely held belief that gout is primarily caused by diet is not backed up by new evidence that genes may account for the development of high serum (blood) urate levels (hyperuricaemia), that often precede the rheumatoid condition.

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