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Media Madness: fish oil supplements and prostate cancer

by Dr. Jonny Bowden Reviewing the new study that’s been widely reported as showing fish oil supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer puts me in mind of a recent review of a Kenny G album: “There’s a lot to … Continue reading

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Omega 3 fatty acids in fish oil reduce incidence of age-related macular degeneration

A recent study of a large population of women showed that regular consumption of fish and EPA and DHA (omega-3 fatty acids found in fish) was associated with a significant decrease in the risk of age-related macular degeneration, a major … Continue reading

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Fish oil supplementation may reduce risk of breast cancer

In a recent study of more than 35,000 postmenopausal women, use of fish oil supplements correlated with a significant decrease in the risk of breast cancer. There are several different classifications of breast cancer. New research adds strong support to … Continue reading

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Omega-3 fatty acids & death rates in female heart attack survivors

New research indicates that decreased levels of EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, are related to an increased risk of death in women following a heart attack. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are known to have beneficial effects on … Continue reading

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