Higher dietary intake of ALA may lower mortality risk
Oct 15, 2021
Higher dietary intake of alpha linolenic acid linked to reduced risk for mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease
Omega-3s may not protect the heart, study of frail elderly finds
Nov 18, 2020
A daily dose of omega-3 fatty acids does not lower cardiac event risk in the frail elderly, and may be ineffective for cardiovascular prevention overall, investigators say.
Omega-3 fatty acids cut heart attack deaths by 35 percent, Mayo Clinic finds
Sep 21, 2020
Omega-3 supplements should be a standard preventive treatment for people with cardiovascular disease or who are recovering from heart attack, a new study reveals.
Omega-3 supplements found to complement depression treatment
Oct 08, 2019
Omega-3 supplements may reduce symptoms of major depression when used with antidepressants, according to Australian researchers.
Vitamin D and fish oil impact cancer mortality, heart attack outcomes
Sep 25, 2019
A nationwide trial of vitamin D and fish oil supplements has shown positive effects on some cancer and heart disease outcomes. But results are mixed.
Omega-3 fatty acids could preserve brain health
Jan 28, 2014
Those with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, appear to have larger brain volumes in old age, according to a new study in Neurology. Shrinking brain volume can be a sign...