• The effects of vitamin D and probiotic co-supplementation on glucose homeostasis, inflammation, oxidative stress and pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

    6 days ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    This study was designed to assess the effects of combined vitamin D and probiotic supplementation on metabolic status and pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational diabetes .
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  • Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

    6 days ago - By Web MD

    The two studies provide firm evidence that the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish like salmon, sardines or tuna can have a beneficial effect on heart health, said Dr. JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and lead researcher for the VITAL trial.
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  • AHA: Fish Oil, Vitamin D Not VITAL to Heart Health

    6 days ago - By MedPageToday

    VITAL trial also showed no benefits for cancer incidence with both supplements
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  • Fish Oil and Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Prevent Heart Attacks and Cancer, Study Says

    6 days ago - By Time

    There's good evidence that fish oil supplements may lower the risk of second heart events - like a heart attack or stroke - in people with heart disease, but few rigorous studies have investigated whether the supplement can help people to lower their risk of having a heart event in the first place. And while some data suggests that people with lower levels of vitamin D tend to have higher rates of heart disease and cancer, the evidence isn't solid.
    Now, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association offers...
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  • Prescription Doses of Fish Oil May Lower Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

    6 days ago - By Time

    Omega-3 fatty acids, abundant in fish oil, are known to be good for the heart. Studies have shown that people who eat more fish rich in these fats have lower rates of heart problems and less risk of dying from heart disease compared to those who eat less. Those data have fueled a booming business in over-the-counter fish oil supplements.
    In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine , and presented at the American Heart Association annual meeting , researchers report that a highly purified version of omega-3 fats, called icosapent ethyl, can lower the risk of a number of...
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  • New Studies Give Mixed Results About Taking Fish Oil and Vitamin D

    6 days 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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