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New aspects of the mechanism of action of omega-3 fatty acids in atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease

  • 03/15/2019

Clinical and basic research shows that eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) plays a beneficial role as a supplement to statin treatment to slow down the development and progression of atherosclerotic disease. Omega-3 fatty acids, such as EPA and...

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What is the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the prevention of albuminuria in diabetic and cardiovascular disease patients?

  • 02/12/2019

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the main cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) worldwide. The prevalence of diabetic nephropathy, a type of CKD, has increased among patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic CKD (diabetic nephropathy) is the main...

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Could the omega-3 index predict the risk of cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and associated complications?

  • 12/13/2018

Given that various fatty acids form part of the lipid bilayer of the cell membrane, changes to former could affect their characteristics and, therefore, their biological effects. For instance, omega-3 fatty acids are incorporated into the...

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Therapy based on the resolution of inflammation provides a new paradigm

  • 11/01/2018

In higher organisms, the immune system consists of the innate and adaptive (or acquired) systems. The former has evolved to recognise only a limited number of molecules, which are typically different classes of microbes, while the latter...

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