Uric acid may treat spinal cord injuries


<P>By Matthew Zegarek, January 17, 2007 (The Daily Targum, Rutgers University)- University researchers led by Professor Bonnie Firestein may have found a treatment for spinal cord injuries by using uric acid.</P> <P>Firestein, an associate professor of cell biology and neuroscience, and her team have published their findings in the early online copy of the research journal Glia.</P> <P>Humans produce only small quantities of uric acid naturally, but past research indicated the human body is very sensitive to uric acid blood concentration…</P>