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Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Platelet Function in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Posted February 7, 2013

In a study involving 40 healthy subjects and 16 patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, supplementation with 640 mg omega-3 fatty acids (520 mg DHA and 120 mg EPA) for a period of 4 weeks was found to reduce ADP-induced and adrenaline-induced platelet aggregation, as well P-selectin expression on platelets and platelet-monocyte aggregates after activation with ADP 0.5 microM.

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Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Platelet Function in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

Posted February 3, 2013

In a study involving 40 healthy subjects and 16 patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, supplementation with 640 mg omega-3 fatty acids (520 mg DHA and 120 mg EPA) for a period of 4 weeks was found to reduce ADP-induced and adrenaline-induced platelet aggregation, as well P-selectin expression on platelets and platelet-monocyte aggregates after activation with ADP 0.5 microM.

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Zinc Decreases Mortality in Children With Pneumonia

Posted April 30, 2012

In a study conducted in Africa, children aged 6 to 59 months who had severe pneumonia had reduced mortality when receiving zinc in addition to standard antibiotics, a new study has found. In addition, the reduction in mortality was greater among HIV-infected than non-HIV-infected children.

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