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AdrienneC

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Latest research on fish and heart health
« on: January 18, 2008, 10:45:27 AM »
Here is an article published on Jan 15 in the Globe and Mail (a Canadian newspaper) entitled "Benefits of fish oil may be overblown"

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080115.wlfishoil15/BNStory/specialScienceandHealth

The article was written in response to research conducted by The Canadian Medical Association. Here is a quote from their findings: "recent meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials in all 3 areas related to coronary heart disease have not demonstrated a clear benefit for fish and fish oils but have shown significant between-study heterogeneity."

Here is the link to the study

http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/178/2/157


 


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