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Savill. Omega-3 PUFAs of little benefit in secondary prevention. Practitioner 2014 ; 258 (1769): 7

Omega-3 PUFAs of little benefit in secondary prevention

20 Mar 2014Pais-up subscribers

The use of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) supplements in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) does not reduce major cardiovascular events, a large meta-analysis has found. Fourteen randomised controlled trials were analysed. Overall, 16,338 CHD patients received omega-3 PUFAs and 16,318 patients acted as controls.

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