• Serum uric acid is positively associated with muscle strength in older men and women: findings from NHANES 1999 - 2002

    9 days ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    One of the causes of strength loss in older adults is the increased oxidative stress; thus, substances with antioxidants properties may have protective effects on muscle strength. Uric acid is an important antioxidant and it seems to be positively associated with muscle strength in older adults; however, the current evidence is still limited.
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