Fish oil reduces heart disease risk in arthritis patients

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA. The potential benefit of oils from fish on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been the subject of many previous studies. Overall, the results suggest that fish oil supplements containing the omega... Read more »

Fish oil incorporation in myocardial tissue

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA. There is ample evidence that increased fish or fish oil consumption is associated with a reduced risk of cardiac mortality, especially sudden death. It is believed that this benefit arises... Read more »

Association between low EPA levels and heart disease

Fish Oils and Cardiovascular Disease AALBORG, DENMARK. There is increasing evidence that lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (LPA2) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (heart disease). About 80% of LPA2 is bound... Read more »

Fish oils and heart rate variability

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Heart rate variability (the variation in the interval between heart beats) is a powerful indicator of the state of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The variation in the heart beat... Read more »

Fish oils and PVCs

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA. Ventricular ectopy (premature ventricular complexes or PVCs) affects many heart attack victims, but is also a problem for atrial fibrillation patients. Ventricular ectopy, if sustained, can lead to ventricular... Read more »

Bypass patients benefit from fish oil

ROME, ITALY. There is ample evidence concerning the benefits of fish oil supplements in patients with coronary artery disease, one of the most common types of heart disease. It is believed that... Read more »

Fish oils in treatment of heart failure

BRESCIA, ITALY. Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure, is generally defined as the inability of the heart to supply sufficient blood flow to meet the needs of the body. Common... Read more »

Role of fish oils in health and disease

WASHINGTON, DC. Dr. Artemis Simopoulos of the Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health has just released a major, ground-breaking study concerning fish oils and their role in human health. Dr. Simopoulos’ 25-page... Read more »

Health benefits of fish oils

SANTIAGO, CHILE. Fish oils are excellent sources of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). EPA and DHA in turn are important components of cell membranes and as such play a vital... Read more »

Your brain needs DHA

NEW YORK, NY. Dr. Barbara Levine, Professor of Nutrition in Medicine at Cornell University, sounds the alarm concerning a totally inadequate intake of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) by most Americans. DHA is the... Read more »