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Fish oil and statin combo could lower heart disease risk

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 10:48

Researchers have shown that the combination of statins and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), an omega-3 fatty acid, may potentially reduce cardiovascular risk.

Not all antioxidants are good to prevent cancer: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 19:50

We all know that antioxidants are supposed to prevent DNA damage. But employing antioxidants could backfire - at least in the case of omega 6 fatty acid that have been found to promotes cancer in animal studies.

Health benefits of Hemp seed oil

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 16:29

Hemp seed oil has high levels of vitamins A, C and E and beta carotene, and is rich in protein, carbohydrates, minerals and fibre.

Fish oil helps reduce diabetes risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 10:14

Researchers have said that high concentrations of serum long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, derived from fish and fish oils, may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Fish oil shows promise against cancer

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 10:40

In a mice study, a team of UC Davis scientists has found that a product resulting from a metabolized omega-3 fatty acid helps combat cancer by cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients that fuel tumor growth and spread of the disease.

Fish oil `doesn’t cut heart disease risk`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 18:00

Researchers have found that supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is not associated with a lower risk of all-cause death, cardiac death, sudden death, heart attack or stroke.

Seafood `may cut heart attack risk by 50%`

Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 09:01

Including one portion of seafood in your weekly diet may halve the chances of suffering a heart attack, it has been revealed.

How fish intake improves memory

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 11:05

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a possible explanation for why taking a diet high in DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, improves our memory.

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