Should you take fish oil? Depends on your genotype
(University of Georgia) Fish oil supplements are a billion-dollar industry built on a foundation of purported, but not proven, health benefits. Now, new research from a team led by a University of Georgia scientist indicates that taking fish oil only provides health benefits if you have the right genetic makeup. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 25, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mar 19 2021 This Week in Cardiology Mar 19 2021 This Week in Cardiology
COVID-19, Fish Oil and AF risk, SGLT2 inhibitors and renal outcomes, and TAVR vs SAVR are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
A-fib, also known as atrial fibrillation, affects more than 33 million people worldwide and is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
THURSDAY, March 18, 2021 -- For people hoping to prevent the heart rhythm disorder known as " a-fib, " new research shows that taking vitamin D or fish oil supplements won't help. A-fib, also known as atrial fibrillation, affects more than 33 million... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
Title: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Won't Prevent A-Fib: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/18/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 18, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Best supplements for memory: Fish oil may boost brain power and prevent cognitive decline
BEST supplements for memory: A person does not have to accept defeat when it comes to ageing and worsening memory. By taking fish oil supplements you could boost your brain's potential. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oily Fish Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes in Largest Study to Date Oily Fish Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes in Largest Study to Date
People who reported eating at least one oily fish meal weekly had about a 20% lower incidence of type 2 diabetes compared with never-eaters. Fish-oil supplements may work too.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 1, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What does cod liver oil do? What's it good for?
COD liver oil is a type of fish oil which has a number of health benefits. So what does cod liver oil do and what is it good for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating omega-3 fat helps hibernating Arctic ground squirrels warm up during deep cold
(University of Alaska Fairbanks) By feeding arctic ground squirrels special diets, researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acids, common in flax seed and fish oil, help keep the animals warmer in deep hibernation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 14, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements don't raise bad cholesterol
(Wright On Marketing& Communications) The Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI) has published a new research paper in conjunction with The Cooper Institute on the omega-3s EPA and DHA in fish oil and low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

AHA Meeting Addresses Latest Research, COVID-19, Health Care Disparities
MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 -- Fresh takes on the efficacy of fish oil and vitamin D, new treatments for heart failure patients, the cardiovascular effects of COVID-19, and structural racism as a driver of health disparity were just a few of the major... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Do You Think Fish Oil Has Cardiovascular Benefits? Do You Think Fish Oil Has Cardiovascular Benefits?
Recent trials show conflicting results for different marine omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular risk.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Confidence Drops in Prescription-Strength Fish Oil
"Given the current uncertain state of knowledge, neither patients nor physicians can be confident that omega-3 fatty acids have any health benefits ," (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Fish Oil Doesn ’ t Seem To Prevent Heart Problems
This study is consistent with earlier trials. The US Food and Drug Administration approved the fish oil-based drug Vascepa for heart attack and stroke prevention in 2019. Nissen hopes the FDA will take a look at these studies and reconsider that decision. “But it’s hard to get something undone once the genie gets out of the bottle,” he said. An editorial in the journal that accompanies the study written by Dr. Gregory Curfman, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, also suggested the FDA should require a postmarketing clinical trial of a high-dose of fish oil, such as Vascepa, vs. corn...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN fish oil Source Type: news

Prescription-Strength Fish Oil Won't Help Your Heart -- Or Will It?
MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 -- Does high-strength fish oil help the heart or doesn't it? Prior research into a prescription medicine derived from fish called Vascepa, announced earlier this year, suggested it might be of real value for heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Does Fish Oil Really Help Your Heart?
Title: Does Fish Oil Really Help Your Heart?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 16, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Supplements Won't Prevent A-Fib
Millions of people take a fish oil or vitamin D supplement in hopes of warding off a host of ills. But a new study finds the nutrients won't shield against the common and potential heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D Supplements Won't Prevent A-Fib: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 -- Millions of people take a fish oil or vitamin D supplement in hopes of warding off a host of ills. But a new study finds the nutrients won't shield against the common and potential heart rhythm disorder known as atrial... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D, and Exercise: How Helpful Are They?
Title: Fish Oil, Vitamin D, and Exercise: How Helpful Are They?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Senior Health General - November 13, 2020 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Study: Vitamin D, fish oil don't lower atrial fibrillation risk
(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) New research presented today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions suggests neither vitamin D nor the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil prevent the development of atrial fibrillation, a potentially serious heart rhythm disturbance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fish oil and vitamin D supplements not effective for preventing atrial fibrillation
(American Heart Association) About 2.7 million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, strokes, heart failure and other heart-related complications.Previous studies have not been able to confirm if vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acid supplements such as fish oil can prevent atrial fibrillation, while some studies have conflicting data about the risks and benefits of these supplements for patients with other health conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Vitamin D and Exercise: How Helpful Are They If You're Over 70?
THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2020 (HealthDay) -- Vitamin D, fish oil supplements and weight training have long been touted for their health benefits, but for healthy seniors, none of them -- either in combination or alone -- boosts physical or mental... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Research breakthrough achieves fish-free aquaculture feed that raises key standards
(University of California - Santa Cruz) After six years of research, a team of scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz has developed a cost-effective new aquaculture feed that eliminates conventional fish meal and fish oil ingredients while also providing better fish weight gain and higher nutritional value in the filet for humans. The new fish-free feed is the first to demonstrate across-the-board gains in sustainability, performance, economic viability, and human health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 12, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Red Sox Team Performance Dietician Glen Tobias: ‘ Most Important Meal Of Day Isn ’ t Breakfast, It ’ s Right After Your Workout ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health MLB Red Sox Sports Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox News Ryan Mayer Source Type: news

Fish Oil and Vitamin D: A Nonstarter in Treating Chronic Knee Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - October 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Fish oil without the fishy smell or taste
(University of Cincinnati) A new study, co-led by University of Cincinnati researchers, describes the development of a refining process that scientists deem a superior method to help produce better dietary omega-3 health and dietary supplements containing fish oil. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vascepa Maker Loses Patent Appeal, Plans'Vigorous' Fight Vascepa Maker Loses Patent Appeal, Plans'Vigorous' Fight
Amarin's hopes of fending off generic competition for its blockbuster fish oil product have dimmed after a court of appeals decision in the company's ongoing patent litigation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Heart-healthy diet myths
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. The food you eat can play a major role in your risk of developing heart disease, but three popular nutrition myths could steer you down the wrong path. Do you know whether including coconut oil, eggs, and omega-3 or fish oil supplements in [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 1, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Adult stem cell study shows fish oil may help with depression
(University of Illinois at Chicago) A study published in Molecular Psychiatry shows that patient-derived adult stem cells can be used to model major depressive disorder and test how a patient may respond to medication and that fish oil, when tested in the model, created an antidepressant response. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Omegaven (Fish Oil Triglycerides Injectable Emulsion) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 27, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Animal study findings suggest a diet rich in omega-3s may help delay the spread of breast cancer cells
(Natural News) A diet rich in fish oil can inhibit the spread of breast cancer cells in vivo, according to a recent study. The report, published in Clinical & Experimental Metastasis, established that omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in fish oil, exhibit protective effects against aggressive breast cancer cells. The researchers also found that omega-3 fatty... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil, Physical Activity, and Mobility in Older Adults Fish Oil, Physical Activity, and Mobility in Older Adults
In what ways might fish oil supplementation and regular physical activity impact physical function among older adults?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 6, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Boosts in serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil drive heart benefits
(American College of Cardiology) Higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) found in the blood--and not a decrease in triglyceride levels as originally thought--appear to explain the striking reductions in cardiovascular events and deaths seen among people taking 4 grams daily of the prescription fish oil, icosapent ethyl, according to findings from a REDUCE-IT substudy presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Analysis predicts purified fish oil could prevent thousands of cardiovascular events
(University of California - Irvine) Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have conducted a statistical analysis that predicts more than 70,000 heart attacks, strokes and other adverse cardiovascular events could be prevented each year in the U.S. through the use of a highly purified fish oil therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Benefits of Fish Oil Resurface, but Do They Hold Water? Benefits of Fish Oil Resurface, but Do They Hold Water?
Habitual fish oil consumption is linked to a lower risk for all-cause and CVD mortality, stroke, and MI, results of a large observational study suggest. One expert is'skeptical that the results are real. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 12, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Habitual Fish Oil Supplements Linked to Lower CVD Risk
THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 -- Habitual supplementation with fish oil is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes and all-cause mortality, according to a study published online March 4 in The BMJ. Zhi-Hao Li, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements linked to lower risk of heart disease and death, study finds
Taking fish oil as a dietary supplement has a history dating back centuries, but whether it really has a positive effect on our health has been a subject of heated debate. A new study says it lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements linked to lower risk of heart disease and death
Further research is needed to explore what dose is needed to achieve a clinically meaningful effect Related items fromOnMedica Public health chiefs set out NHS plan targets Moderate egg intake not associated with cardiovascular disease risk Any alcohol consumption is harmful, claim experts More global deaths from poor diet than from smoking Fermented soy in diet linked to lower mortality risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Fish Oil May Help Prevent Heart Disease, But Not Cancer: Study
Title: Fish Oil May Help Prevent Heart Disease, But Not Cancer: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fish Oil May Help Prevent Heart Disease, But Not Cancer: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 3, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Fish Oil May Help Prevent Heart Disease, But Not Cancer: Study
TUESDAY, March 3, 2020 -- Every day, millions of Americans pop a fish oil supplement -- rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids -- in hopes it'll improve their health. A big new data review suggests they may be half right: The supplements may slightly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

I thought I knew a lot about how to prevent heart disease. I was surprised by what I didn’t know.
Cardiologists now say “no” to baby aspirin, fish oil and warn that younger women should be aware of greater death risk if they do have a heart attack. Also, beware the switch to daylight saving time. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven Petrow Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements offer 'little or no benefit' against cancer
Research suggests omega-3 supplements may not be as beneficial as previously suggested. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent breast implant complications, like capsular contracture
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For women receiving breast implants during reconstructive or cosmetic breast surgery, scarring around the implant - called capsular contracture - is a common, costly, and painful complication. The anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil, might help to avoid abnormal capsule formation suggests an experimental study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids and mood disorders: How omega-3s can help fight depression
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important fats that have powerful benefits that support various bodily functions. These fats are lauded for their ability to significantly boost heart health — particularly as fish oil supplements. According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults are recommended to eat at least two servings of fish per... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can fish oil and curcumin prevent muscle atrophy?
(Natural News) It’s no secret that turmeric is one of the healthiest spices on the planet, thanks to curcumin, its primary active ingredient. While the spice is a key addition to many curries, most people find the taste to be a little too strong. Fish oil, on the other hand, is often linked to improved... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Testicular Health Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Testicular Health
Men who consume fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, might get a boost in fertility, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplement Intake Linked to Better Testicular Function
TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 -- For young men, fish oil supplement intake is associated with better testicular function, according to a study published online Jan. 17 in JAMA Network Open. Tina Kold Jensen, Ph.D., from the University of Southern Denmark... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers examine the potential of curcumin and fish oil supplementation for muscle response during unloading state
(Natural News) In a study, researchers from Texas A&M University investigated the effects of combining fish oil and curcumin on skeletal muscle formation and stress response proteins during mechanical unloading. They published their findings in Nutrition Research. Skeletal muscles are capable of remodeling, in particular, after dynamic stress is applied. However, force production in muscle is impaired,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements linked to better testicular function
Men who took supplements had higher semen volume and testicular volume, and better hormone levels Related items fromOnMedica Parity lower in women with unfavourable lipid profile Vitamin pills to help subfertile men Scientists create human sperm from stem cells Women doing heavy or shift work have lower fertility NICE to review fertility guidance (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 20, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news