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Fish Oil Benefits

THIS Has Been Linked With Bigger Brains For Women

Posted 01.24.2014 | Fifty

By Joseph Brownstein, Contributing writer Published: 01/22/2014 05:08 PM EST on LiveScience Fish has long been hailed as "brain food," and now n...

The Supplement Pills That Are 'Pretty Essential'

Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Fatty acids like omega-3 and omega-6 are important to the human body, and people often turn to supplements like fish oil pills to get them. A panel of...

Can We Take Too Much Fish Oil?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients asked me about a recent article she read in a magazine that said that fish oil supplement consumption may lead to increased risk of cancer. She has rheumatoid arthritis, and takes fish oil for help with controlling inflammation in her body.

Fish Oil Benefits Questioned For Heart Attack And Stroke Survivors

Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner Fish oil supplements, which contain omega-3 fatty acids believed to promote heart health, may not benefit people who have alr...

The Debate Over Men And Omega-3

Craig Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Cooper

Debate over the health benefits and risks of flaxseed and omega-3 fatty acids, in particular alpha-linolenic acid (ALA- a form of omega-3 fatty acids), is ongoing and often contentious.

Fish Oil Doesn't Help Heart Rhythm Problem

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — Eating fish is good for the heart, but taking omega-3 fish oil supplements did not prevent flare-ups of a common heart rhythm problem ...

Study Update Says Thumbs Up for Fish Oil Supplements to Prevent Breast Cancer

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

A new study has shown that women who took fish oil regularly were 32 percent less likely to develop breast cancer over a six-year period (Brasky TM et al. 2010).