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Weight and BMI influence the response to omega-3 PUFA supplementation

  • 10/02/2017

Data from observational and experimental studies indicate that consuming omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) is beneficial to cardiovascular health in children aged 8 to 15 (they reduce systolic blood pressure and increase high-...

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Omega-3 PUFA and SPM in critical patients

The prognosis of critical patients is closely related to their inflammatory status and the extent and duration of the inflammatory response. Until relatively recently, inflammation resolution was considered a passive process, whose...

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Specialised pro-resolving lipid mediators

  • 08/02/2017

Acute inflammatory response due to injury or infection is a self-limiting process. Initially, pro-inflammatory lipid mediators derived from the omega-6 fatty acid (FA) arachidonic acid (AA), prostaglandins and leukotrienes play an...

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n-3 PUFAs favour immunity and lessen inflammation in patients undergoing surgery for GI cancer

  • 07/05/2017

Surgical resection is the principal treatment in early stages of gastro-intestinal (GI) cancer, but involves the risk of developing several complications, including malnutrition, tumour-induced immunosuppression, surgical stress and...

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