Fish oil helps prevent cardiovascular diseases

  • 05/06/2013

Epidemiological studies and randomised clinical trials suggest that consuming fish oils rich in omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, can help both healthy people prevent cardiovascular disease and patients with heart disease control their condition. There are two types of omega-3 fatty acid, one is...

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Omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of heart disease in adults of all ages

  • 04/26/2013

The Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), EPA and DHA, found in fish oil are associated with a lower risk of mortality due to heart failure in adults with chronic heart failure and a previous history of heart attack.These fatty acids can benefit young adults at risk of heart disease caused by...

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Omega-3 for AMD prevention

  • 04/22/2013

Finding a strategy to reduce progression in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a goal of worldwide interest. Although there are currently effective treatments for AMD, they are expensive and not curative. One possibility for preventing AMD is to limit the risk factors for the disease....

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Omega-3 may slow tumor growth

  • 04/15/2013

New research in mice has discovered a potential anti-cancer property of omega-3 fatty acids from fish. Scientists have found that a product resulting from the metabolism of omega-3 fatty acids helps fight cancer by preventing oxygen and nutrients that feed tumor growth. The metabolite is epoxy...

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