A clinical study investigated the link between sodium intake and the level of uric acid, a risk factor for developing gout, in hypertensive patients. While the effect of sodium was minor, a healthier diet successfully reduced blood levels of uric acid.
People with Rett Syndrome, a rare and debilitating neurodevelopmental disorder, exhibit many autism-like traits. Now researchers at MIT have identified a protein that plays an important role in the disorder. The researchers have found that disruption.