Omega-3 may help in the recovery from heart surgery

  • 05/31/2013

Interventions such as angioplasty, stenting or coronary bypass can save lives, but they also cause excessive inflammation and scarring, which ultimately can lead to permanent disability or even death. A new study published in The FASEB Journal shows that naturally derived compounds from...

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Fish oil may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

  • 05/24/2013

Researchers of the Harvard School of Public Health have conducted a meta-analysis of 14 randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials involving 682  people treated with fish oil and 641 with placebo and found that fish oil increased plasma adiponectin levels (which have been associated with a...

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DHA could reduce inflammation associated with breast cancer

  • 05/17/2013

Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second most important cause of death among Irish women.It is thought that inflammation in the breast is a critical step in the relationship observed between obesity and some subtypes of breast cancer.The death of adipocytes in breast adipose tissue is...

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Omega-3 and pregnancy

  • 05/10/2013

According to 2011 statistics from the Hong Kong Department of Health, it is estimated that 5% of children are born with low birth weight, and consequently have increased risk of illness, significant disability and even death.   Doctor Susan Carlson, professor at the University of Kansas...

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