Fish oils alleviate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

ALBANY, NEW YORK. Rheumatoid arthritis is believed to involve an overactivity of certain inflammatory agents derived from arachidonic acid. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the main components of fish oils,... Read more »

Fish oil and margarine don’t go together

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA. Fish oil supplements containing EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) have an anti-inflammatory effect and may benefit people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. This beneficial effect is significantly reduced when the diet... Read more »

Long-term fish oil supplementation benefits RA patients

LEUVEN, BELGIUM. Belgian researchers have released the results of a major study aimed at determining the long-term effects of fish oil supplementation in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Sixty patients completed the year-long, double-blind,... Read more »

Fish oil may replace NSAIDs in some RA patients

ALBANY, NEW YORK. There is considerable evidence that fish oil supplementation can alleviate the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). What is less clear is how much is required and whether fish oils... Read more »

Fish oils benefit rheumatoid arthritis patients

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Many small studies have concluded that fish oil supplementation leads to a marked improvement in rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. However, precisely because these studies have been small their publication has not... Read more »

Fish oils relieve rheumatoid arthritis

ALBANY, NEW YORK. Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic inflammatory disease involving an excessive release of leukotriene B4 and interleukin 1 in the body. Both animal experiments and human studies have shown that... Read more »

Fish oils and rheumatoid arthritis

BADALONA, SPAIN. Several studies have shown that supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) found in fish oils is beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Spanish medical researchers now report that... Read more »

Borage and fish oils go together

Borage Oil and Fish Oils JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA. Supplementation with gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) found in borage oil and evening primrose oil reduces the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and... Read more »

Fish oils recommended for rheumatoid arthritis

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA. At least 13 published randomized, controlled clinical trials have reported significant benefits of fish oil supplementation in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Now researchers at the University of Newcastle weight in with... Read more »

Fish oils help reduce arthritis symptoms

EPSOM, UNITED KINGDOM. Dr. Gail Darlington of the Epsom General Hospital and Dr. Trevor Stone of the University of Glasgow have just released a major paper reviewing the current state of the... Read more »