Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Cardiovascular Disease

Re-assessing the Evidence

Alan Begg; Susan Connolly; Julian Halcox; Agnes Kaba; Linda Main; Kausik Ray; Henry Purcell; Helen Williams; Derek Yellon


Br J Cardiol. 2012;19(2):79-84. 

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Abstract and Introduction


With conflicting findings from studies of omega-3 fatty acids in cardiovascular disease, many healthcare professionals are uncertain of whether they show any benefit. BJC seminars are held to promote evidencebased practice and we recently convened a meeting of UK professionals working in cardiovascular disease to review the evidence for omega-3 fatty acids supplementation, as well as review some of the data relating to dietary fish oils. The panel considered how supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids might be used in the future. The meeting was sponsored with an unrestricted educational grant from Abbott Laboratories.


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