Golden Hall and Five-storied Pagoda of Hōryū-ji are Japan's National Treasures. Hōryū-ji is a Buddhist temple in Ikaruga, Nara prefecture, Japan. It was registered as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Buddhist Monuments in the Hōryū-ji Area".
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.