Determination of omega-3 fatty acids in heart tissue

Fish Oils Contain Both Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. There is overwhelming evidence that omega-3 fatty acids or, more specifically, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the main... Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce mortality from heart disease

BASEL, SWITZERLAND. Hyperlipidemia, or excess levels of fats in the blood, is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Many lipid-lowering agents exist for both primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Read more »

DHA helps prevent heart disease in children

DHA Supplementation Over Two 6-Week Periods BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Children with inherited hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol levels) or hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol and triglyceride levels) are at a substantially increased risk for coronary heart disease.... Read more »

Benefits of fish oils for prevention of heart disease

ATLANTA, GEORGIA. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) have been linked to lower mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) in several, but not all, observational studies on the topic. Prevention trials of... Read more »

Fish and fish oils help protect the heart

IBARAKI-KEN, JAPAN. It is generally accepted that a moderate intake of fish, around two servings a week, reduces the risk of heart disease. But would a higher intake reduce the risk further?... Read more »

Review confirms fish oil benefits in prevention of heart disease

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Evidence for the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in maintaining cardiovascular health has been mounting since the 1970s. Nevertheless, a recent working group convened by the US National Institutes of... Read more »

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 »