New research finds omega-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of premature birth
A newCochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually. Premature babies are at higher risk of a range of long-term conditions including visual impairment, developmental delay and learning difficulties.‘We know premature birth is a critical global health issue, with an estimated 15 million babies born too early each year,’ explains Cochrane Pregnancy a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Critics question Amarin fish oil study
There ’s something fishy about the positive results Amarin reported for its supplemental drug, Vascepa. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study reveals only one kind of fish oil actually helps your health 
A new study led by Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, found that those taking Vascepa, a fish oil prescription could reduce the risk of heart diease (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't count on vitamin D or fish oil supplements to reduce your risk of cancer or heart disease
A widely anticipated study has concluded that neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems — such as heart attacks and strokes — in healthy older people.Although hundreds of studies of these supplements have been published over the years, the new... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - November 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Liz Szabo Source Type: news

Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study shows
A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D's benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests
A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D's benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Fish oil cuts heart attack risk, vitamin D lowers odds of cancer death
(Reuters Health) - A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D's benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New research on fish oil benefits for heart health
Two Harvard clinical trials look at potential heart health benefits from eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D, fish oil supplements of little benefit to heart health
Two large new clinical trials have examined the benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements for staving off heart disease and cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk
Title: Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

STUDY: Fish oil And vitamin D pills no guard against cancer or serious heart trouble
This latest study is the strongest and most definitive examination yet. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Heart meeting features fish oil, vitamin D, cholesterol news
Top news at an American Heart Association conference focuses on what does and does not help prevent heart attacks and other problems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pure Fish Oil Lowers CVD Risk Even If We Don ’ t Understand How Pure Fish Oil Lowers CVD Risk Even If We Don ’ t Understand How
REDUCE-IT found that high-dose purified omega-3 fish oil reduced CV events even if the drug didn ’ t work as expected. Evidence-based practice means we should embrace these results, says John Mandrola, MD.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

AHA: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Not VITAL to Heart Health
(MedPage Today) -- VITAL trial also showed no benefits for cancer incidence with both supplements (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk
The two studies provide firm evidence that the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish like salmon, sardines or tuna can have a beneficial effect on heart health, said Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and lead researcher for the VITAL trial. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news