Predictors of Omega-3 Index in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction
- Fish Can Help Ward Off Heart Attacks, Study. // Jet;12/16/2002, Vol. 102 Issue 26, p47
Reports on a study by the American Heart Association which suggests that fish can help ward off heart attacks due to the presence of omega-3 fatty acids.
- Omega-3 Helps Heart Attack Survivors. // Life Extension;Jul2015, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p22
The article reports on the study presented by researchers at the 2015 Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology which investigates the benefits of using omega-3 fatty acids in the recovery therapy of heart attack patients.
- Omega-3s Miss the Mark. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1/2, p9
The article reports on a Dutch study which indicates the failure of low doses of omega-3 fats to lower the risk of a second heart attack in people who survived their first. The findings contradict two earlier studies conducted in Italy and Japan which saw a lower risk of second heart attacks in...
- Clinical digest. Omega-3 treatment improves heart attack survival rates. // Nursing Standard;2/27/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 26, p15
The article discuses research which was reported in the article "Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Mortality Outcome in Patients With and Without Type 2 Diabetes After Myocardial Infarction: A Retrospective, Matched-Cohort Study" by C. D. Poole et al. which found that treatment with Omega-3 fatty acids...
- FAST FOOD vs. OMEGA-3. // Men's Fitness;Dec2012, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p16
The article presents a comparison between fast food and omega-3-rich food in terms of nutrition, health, and risk of depression.
- HEART FAILURE AND CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION. // Current Medical Literature: Cardiology;2005, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p78
The article presents the comments of clinicians on several studies about cardiology. These include the "N-3 fatty acids for the prevention of atrial fibrillation after artery bypass surgery: a randomized, controlled trial," "Combined angioplasty and pharmacological intervention versus...
- LETTERS AND CORRECTIONS. // Annals of Internal Medicine;May88, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p766
Comments on various issues related to internal medicine. Case of a patient with infarction of the right cerebral hemisphere and its probable mechanism after administration of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator; Potential costs of preventing extension of myocardial infarction; Studies of...
- FOOD news. // Health & Fitness Magazine;Apr2013, p31
This section offers nutrition news in Great Britain as of April 2013. Blueberries and strawberries reduce the risk of heart attack based on a study by the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. A study from the "British Journal of Nutrition" found that increasing intake of omega-3 fatty...
- n-3 Fatty Acids, Ventricular Arrhythmia-Related Events, and Fatal Myocardial Infarction in Postmyocardial Infarction Patients With Diabetes. KROMHOUT, DAAN; GELEIJNSE, JOHANNA M.; DE GOEDE, JANETTE; GRIEP, LINDA M. OUDE; MULDER, BARBARA J. M.; DE BOER, MENKO-JAN; DECKERS, JAAP W.; BOERSMA, ERIC; ZOCK, PETER L.; GILTAY, ERIK J. // Diabetes Care;Dec2011, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p2515
OBJECTIVE--We carried out a secondary analysis in high-risk patients with a previous myocardial infarction (MI) and diabetes in the Alpha Omega Trial. We tested the hypothesis that in these patients an increased intake of the n-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid...