Sugary High Hurts Your Heart

A diet high in fructose can increase uric acid levels, but the drug allopurinol may help lower the resulting high blood pressure, researchers say. Men who took the drug to mitigate the effects of a high-fructose diet did not experience the increase in blood pressure observed among men on the same diet who did not take the drug, Dr. Richard Johnson, of the University of Colorado said at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Conference in Chicago. "These results support...Full Story
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