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Fish oil can help improve serious complications of pregnancy

  • 08/01/2013

Fish oil intake during pregnancy may limit the effects of serious complications such as gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and miscarriag,e and it could help improve fetal growth, according to researchers at the University of Western Australia. The scientists added fish oil to the diets of...

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Relationship between omega-3 fatty acids in the blood and bone health in postmenopausal women

  • 07/26/2013

A study published inthe Journal ofBone and Mineral Research has investigated the relationship between hip fractures due to menopause, and the intake of omega-3 and omega-6. The researchers analyzed blood samples and hip fracture records from the Women'sHealth Initiative(WHI), a large prospective...

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A compound derived from fish oil may help alleviate chronic pain

  • 07/19/2013

A new study has shown that a derivative of DHA, a principal ingredient of fish oil supplements, can soothe and prevent neuropathic pain caused by damage to the sensory system. The investigation focussed on a compound known as neuroprotectin D1 = protectin D1 (NPD1=PD1), a bioactive lipid produced...

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Fish oil could lower breast cancer risk

  • 07/05/2013

A new study suggests that fish oil consumption decreases risk of breast cancer in some women. The study indicates that each daily 0.1g increment of intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 PUFA) derived from fish is associated with a five percent reduction in the risk of the disease. Published...

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