TITLE

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Stabilize Atherosclerotic Plaques

AUTHOR(S)
Cunningham, Dean S.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Life Extension;Sep2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that researchers at the University of Southampton in Great Britain have designed a prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial to determine the effect of dietary omega-3 fatty acids in patients scheduled to undergo carotid endarterectomy for advanced atherosclerosis. Indication that increasing dietary omega-3 fatty acids by consuming fish or supplements is cardioprotective, reduces atherosclerosis, prevents sudden deaths and decreases the likelihood of future heart attacks.
ACCESSION #
14089029

 

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