Alcohol intake and the risk of hyperuricaemia: a 6-year prospective study in Japanese men.

@article{Nakamura2012AlcoholIA,
  title={Alcohol intake and the risk of hyperuricaemia: a 6-year prospective study in Japanese men.},
  author={Koshi Nakamura and Masaru Sakurai and Katsuyuki Miura and Yuko Morikawa and Katsushi Yoshita and Masao Ishizaki and Teruhiko Kido and Yuchi Naruse and Yasushi Suwazono and Hideaki Nakagawa},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={989-96}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Since there is little information derived from prospective studies on the amount of alcohol drinking required to induce hyperuricaemia, we attempted to address this issue in a Japanese population. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 3310 Japanese men aged 20-54 years that were free of hyperuricaemia were classified according to their alcohol intake per week at baseline. Incident hyperuricaemia, defined as >7.0 mg/dl and/or taking medication for hyperuricaemia, was assessed… CONTINUE READING
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