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New Studies Give Mixed Results About Taking Fish Oil and Vitamin D

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

Taking fish oil or vitamin D? Big studies give long-awaited answers on who does and does not benefit from these popular nutrients.
Fish oil taken by healthy people, at a dose found in many supplements, showed no clear ability to lower heart or cancer risks. Same for vitamin D.
But higher amounts of a purified, prescription fish oil slashed heart problems and heart-related deaths among people with high triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood, and other risks for heart disease. Doctors cheered the results and said they could suggest a new treatment option for hundreds of thousands of...
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Vitamin D And Fish Oil Supplements Disappoint In Long-Awaited Study Results

Vitamin D And Fish Oil Supplements Disappoint In Long-Awaited Study Results

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

After years of debate, a major government funded study failed to find any overall benefit of taking widely used supplements to protect against heart disease or cancer.
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Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

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