Fish oil and inflammatory disease

Is asthma the next target for n-3 fatty acid supplements?

Charles B. Stephensen

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Abstract

Eating fish or taking n-3 fatty acid supplements can decrease the risk and severity of cardiovascular disease. Such supplements also provide symptomatic relief for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Recent research suggests that asthma, another highly prevalent, chronic inflammatory disease, may also respond to fish oil supplements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)486-489
Number of pages4
JournalNutrition Reviews
Volume62
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2004

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Fish oil and inflammatory disease : Is asthma the next target for n-3 fatty acid supplements? / Stephensen, Charles B.

In: Nutrition Reviews, Vol. 62, No. 12, 12.2004, p. 486-489.

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