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The impact of omega-3 on the number of deaths due to coronary heart disease

  • 02/27/2015

According to data published by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent international health research institute based in the University of Washington, it is estimated that 1.4 million of the deaths due to coronary heart disease in 2010 in the United States could be...

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New study on omega-3 in heart disease

  • 02/18/2015

The St. Charles Health System (Bend, Oregon) is recruiting patients to carry out a study on the effects of omega-3 in combination with statin treatment in patients with persistent hypertriglyceridaemia or high levels of triglycerides. The objective of the study is to observe whether this...

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D1 protectin protects against infection by H5N1 and improves its consequences

  • 01/24/2014

Bird influenza viruses, more severe than any other types of influenza, are an important cause of death. The current Asian strain, H5N1, has caused the death of a high percentage of those infected (approximately 60%) and, given its dangerous potential and the possibility of it mutating into a strain...

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Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids are crucial to correct embryo development

  • 01/17/2014

The way in which different tissues types are organised in the correct position in the developing embryos is a classic question in developmental biology in which signalling pathways that control the process have been described. A study published in December 2013 in the journal Developmental Cell...

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