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News tag: fish oil


Fish oil may interact with chemotherapy drugs

3 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Fish oil is heralded for its effects on improved health, but news of interfering with effectiveness of chemotherapy by at least half may damper the enthusiasm, new study found. Researchers led by Dr. Emilie Voest, medical director of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, found that fatty acids that characterize fish and…


Fish oil tablets contain various levels of active ingredients

22 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
The fish oil tablets people take may not contain the amount of omega-3s as claimed on the packaging, a new study finds. A study conducted by researchers at University of Auckland and University of Newcastle found that only 32 fish oil supplements contained eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)…


Fish component attributed with improving heart health

13 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For a long time, health experts recommended consuming fish for its heart-related benefits. A peptide found in fish contributes substantially in the battle against heart problems, new research suggests. Resulting from eating fish oil, the levels of fats called triglycerides found in human body drop significantly, and reduce the risk…


Conventional cancer treatments rendered ineffective with alternative therapies

3 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Cancer patients frequently indicate doctors the possibility of alternative therapies. Heralded as highly effective, these therapies jeopardize conventional treatments , such as radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery, according to a recent report. The report was presented at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (Cosa). Scientists working on this study examined 462…