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Regulatory

FDA approve fish oil drug for cardiovascular disease

December 17, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of deathTrusted Source among adults in the United States. In fact, every 37 seconds, one person dies due to a cardiovascular event in the […]


Innovation, Research

Vitamin D and fish oil show promise to protect against cancer mortality and heart attacks

September 24, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The VITamin D and OmegA-3 Trial (VITAL) is the largest and most recent to test whether vitamin D or fish oil can effectively prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease. Results to date have been mixed but show promise for some outcomes, […]


Innovation, Research

Amarin shares surge nearly 300% after fish oil capsule showed benefits to heart patients in trial

September 24, 2018

Via: CNBC

Amarin shares surged in Monday’s premarket after the biopharmaceutical company’s fish oil capsule showed dramatic benefits to heart patients in a clinical trial. Amarin said its capsule, Vascepa, significantly reduced serious cardiovascular events over a placebo in trial results involving […]


News

Omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil can restore nerves damaged from diabetes

May 7, 2015

Via: Regulatory

Approximately 50 percent of patients with diabetes suffer from nerve damage, or neuropathy. No cure exists, and the most effective treatment, keeping blood sugar in control, only slows neuropathy. A new study in the Journal of Neurophysiology, however, introduces a […]