Cystic fibrosis and fish oils

Can Cystic Fibrosis Patients Absorb Omega-3s by Mouth? GENT, BELGIUM. There is evidence that cystic fibrosis patients with high plasma phospholipid levels of omega-3 fatty acids have better lung function than patients... Read more »

Fish oil helps cystic fibrosis victims

What is Cystic Fibrosis? NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA. Researchers at the University of Sydney sought to explore the effects of fish oil and cystic fibrosis. Their results revealed that daily supplementation with... Read more »

Fish oils may protect against emphysema

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA. Researchers at the University of Minnesota report that smokers who eat fish regularly are much less likely to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. They... Read more »

Intravenous fish oil infusion safe for CF patients

NEW YORK, NY. Seriously ill cystic fibrosis (CF) patients cannot absorb fats and other nutrients properly and therefore often need infusions of essential fatty acids. These infusions are most often based on... Read more »

Lung disease and fish oils – A review of the evidence

Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Fish Oils and Lung Disease BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. The idea that fish and fish oils may protect against lung disease developed from early studies of the dietary habits of Greenland... Read more »

Fish oils benefit cystic fibrosis patients

Can Taking Fish Oil Supplements Benefit Patients with Cystic Fibrosis? NAPOLI, ITALY. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a serious, inherited childhood disease. The main symptoms are an abnormally thick mucus that clogs the... Read more »