Fish Oil and Pregnancy, Infants' Health

Fish Contains Fatty Acids, DHA and EPA

AALBORG, DENMARK. A low degree of heart rate variability (HRV) is a very strong predictor of sudden death among survivors of a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Danish researchers now report that a high fish consumption increases the concentration of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in cell membranes and that this increase is associated with a significant beneficial increase in HRV.

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Fish and Heart Attack Death

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. Researchers at the Northwestern University Medical School have just released the results of a 30-year study which shows that eating fish regularly protects against the risk of dying from a heart attack (myocardial infarction).

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Is There a Relationship Between Fish Oils and Heart Attack Severity?

OSLO, NORWAY. There is now substantial evidence that fish and fish oil consumption protects against sudden death from coronary heart disease. There is also evidence that fish consumption reduces the risk of dying from a heart attack (acute myocardial infarction). Researchers at the University of Oslo sought to determine if a relationship exists between taking fish oils and heart attack severity.

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