Navigation Links
Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition
Date:6/11/2009

properties of fish oil. If there was anything out there that could strengthen her heart and help her to avoid a heart operation in future, I was going to find it," said Dr Nazemi.

"My wife, Anne, had always been very clued up about complementary treatments, and with her scrupulous ability to research the internet we began a long process which, unusually, ended up with the discovery that there wasn't anything on the market that was quite what our daughter needed. We decided there and then that we would invest what we could into creating the supplement which would help Roxana, and indeed many others too."

During this time, Dr Puri's research evolved and it wasn't long before he was extolling the virtues of an active component within fish oil, a specific omega-3 fatty acid called EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). Although another fatty acid in fish oil - DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) - is also known to be essential for health in its natural form in food, studies were showing that when combined in concentrated supplement form it was inhibiting the beneficial effects of EPA. Dr Puri, now Professor, and Head of the Lipid Neuroscience Department at Hammersmith Hospital, was and is still adamant that as the ratio of EPA to DHA in a supplement rises, so does its efficacy. "It was clear that EPA in its pure form, extracted from fish oil, would have to be sourced, in order to maximise the benefits," Jav added.

Further research refined the formulation, since the body requires a precise ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Generally, it is thought that we now have too many omega-6s (particularly from vegetable oils and red meat) in the Western diet and that the balance has shifted too far in favour of the omega-6 pathway. Scientists suggest that this shift is responsible for many problems, especially excess inflammation in the body. One specific type of omega-6, however, has potent anti-inflammatory properties, namely GLA (gamma
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Omega-3 fatty acids may benefit cancer patients undergoing major operations
2. Omega-3 EPA/DHA May Decrease Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer
3. Omega-3s May Benefit Newborns, Menopausal Women and Obese Individuals
4. Omega-3s of No Added Benefit to Heart Attack Patients
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer
6. Omega-3 fatty acids reduce risk of advanced prostate cancer
7. North American Children are Omega-3 Deficient and may be at risk for Suboptimal Health
8. Dr. William Sears and Ocean Nutrition take flight on American Airlines to Spread Consumer Awareness of the Health Benefits of Omega-3 EPA/DHA
9. Nordic Naturals Becomes the Official Omega-3 of the American Pregnancy Association
10. Omega-3s ease depressive symptoms related to menopause
11. Omega-3 Fatty Acid May Help Preemie Girls Brains
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... , ... After wearing the same uniforms for six seasons, the Sprayberry High ... to assist the team, the Jones Agency, a locally owned insurance firm that serves ... the new uniforms. , As is so often the case with high school and ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... , ... September 04, 2015 , ... Keeping mold top ... around the home is quite common. Mold can grow anywhere - on carpet, clothing, ... pipes. Checking for excessive moisture and water in the home is key to preventing ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... PA (PRWEB) , ... September 04, 2015 , ... Many consumers are looking for a ... could be their solution. , The patent-pending K Med Cups provide a quick and simple ... help to relieve a cold, flu or cough. As a result, they enhance comfort and ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... September 04, 2015 , ... Having access ... This has led to an increasing amount of unnecessary emergency room visits which affects ... and taxes the country’s health bill. Fortunately, a solution to alleviate this problem has ...
(Date:9/4/2015)... ... September 04, 2015 , ... Compliance officers deal with many ... Stark physician self-referral law. “Stark Law DOs and DON’Ts: Best Practices for ... Inc. (AIS), will detail which deals are attracting the most government scrutiny and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Jones Agency Serves Up a Charity Drive to Fund New Uniforms for the Sprayberry High School Girls Volleyball Team 2Health News:The Jones Agency Serves Up a Charity Drive to Fund New Uniforms for the Sprayberry High School Girls Volleyball Team 3Health News:September is Mold Awareness Month 2Health News:September is Mold Awareness Month 3Health News:September is Mold Awareness Month 4Health News:Redesigned Packaging for Powdered Medicinal Mix Invented by InventHelp® Client (CBA-2637) 2Health News:Telemedicine Platform DocChat Announces Launch Offering a Way for Patients to Consult Doctors and Receive Prescriptions 24/7 2Health News:Telemedicine Platform DocChat Announces Launch Offering a Way for Patients to Consult Doctors and Receive Prescriptions 24/7 3Health News:Sept. 17 Webinar to Offer Best Practices for Physician Contracts 2
... All," Interaction Associates Senior Consultant Jay Gordon Cone provides a model ... teams are high-performing - and decide what to do if they,re ... ... of the work of business today takes place in team environments. ...
... Journal of Hematology by scientists from the Fudan-Cinpathogen ... Shanghai, in collaboration with the University of ... subtypes of chronic lymphoid neoplasms are not as ... Diagnosis and classification were performed by a single ...
... with current US treatment guidelines to start ... 80% of patients may need multiple medications to help them reach ... blood pressure goals, - Single-pill ... could help patients reach treatment goals faster, - Diovan HCT and ...
... or at the neighborhood pool, diving is one of the ... of people do it* and every four years during the ... you that researchers are just now delving into the dangers ... competing at the highest levels of diving takes persistence. Day ...
... children and a highly touted botanical extract (COLD-fX) show ... Canadian cold and flu remedy. The results appear in ... the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. ... was conducted in collaboration with the University of Alberta ...
... Today, the University,HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) announced that ... medical center (AMC) in Jackson, has,been added to ... chain,participants., "Moving to UHC for our group ... strategic partner that is committed to meeting our,unique ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New White Paper by Performance Improvement Innovator Interaction Associates Helps Business Leaders Assess Team Effectiveness 2Health News:Fudan-Cinpathogen Study Shows Chronic Lymphoid Neoplasms are More Common in Shanghai Than Thought 2Health News:Single-Pill Combinations Diovan HCT and Exforge Approved in US as First-Line Treatments for High Blood Pressure 2Health News:Single-Pill Combinations Diovan HCT and Exforge Approved in US as First-Line Treatments for High Blood Pressure 3Health News:Single-Pill Combinations Diovan HCT and Exforge Approved in US as First-Line Treatments for High Blood Pressure 4Health News:Single-Pill Combinations Diovan HCT and Exforge Approved in US as First-Line Treatments for High Blood Pressure 5Health News:Single-Pill Combinations Diovan HCT and Exforge Approved in US as First-Line Treatments for High Blood Pressure 6Health News:Single-Pill Combinations Diovan HCT and Exforge Approved in US as First-Line Treatments for High Blood Pressure 7Health News:First national study of diving-related injuries 2Health News:First national study of diving-related injuries 3Health News:Canadian study of colds and kids: Positive safety results for ginseng extract 2Health News:University of Mississippi Health Care Selects UHC for Group Purchasing Services 2
(Date:9/3/2015)... Sept. 3,  2015 About artificial ... devices, which are implanted or integrated into ... These include artificial heart, kidney, pancreas, and ... (polyurethane, polysulfone, and porous polypropylene), biologics, ceramics, ... organs. These organs are incorporated with different ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... 3, 2015 This Defibrillators are critical life ... of lives across globe. This report provides in-depth analysis ... Saudi Arabia . Stakeholders for this report include ... and regulatory bodies. The Saudi Arabia ... by products and by end users. In terms of ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... 3, 2015 Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO ... innovative evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, ... the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September ... Nevro management is scheduled to present at 11:45 a.m. ... audio webcast, accessible in the "Investors" section of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Artificial Organ Market 2015-2019 2Saudi Arabia Defibrillators Market: & Advanced Life Support Defibrillators; End Users; Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2
... LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Sept. 30 Minnow Medical, Inc., ... thermoplasty for the treatment of in-stent restenosis and other ... executive Raymond W. Cohen has been named chief executive ... Cohen, 51, has more than 25 ...
... Ohio, Sept. 30 Although last year,s flu season ... illness and associated vaccine shortages, pharmacy experts at Cardinal ... for the 2010-2011 flu season. The upcoming ... federal government,s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Minnow Medical Names Raymond W. Cohen as Chief Executive Officer 2Cardinal Health Helps Health Care Providers Prepare for 2010-2011 Flu Season 2Cardinal Health Helps Health Care Providers Prepare for 2010-2011 Flu Season 3Cardinal Health Helps Health Care Providers Prepare for 2010-2011 Flu Season 4
...
... Contak Renewal 3 cardiac resynchronization ... therapy and cardiac resynchronization therapy. ... (RV) and left ventricular (LV) ... reduce irregular ventricular intervals during ...
... Needles are available in four standard sizes. ... effective alternative to expensive, reusable brain biopsy ... Biopsy Needle Guide offers a simple yet ... as one of our biopsy needles, using ...
A complete system of cannulas, needles and rasps specifically designed for inside-out meniscal repair procedures....
Medicine Products: