Fish Oil Supplements Work Well Against Heart Failure

September 1, 2008

Italian researchers have put out a new report which states that omega-3 fish oil supplements are very beneficial to patients with heart failure........Boston (ChattahBox) – Italian researchers have put out a new report which states that omega-3 fish oil supplements are very beneficial to patients with heart failure.

The study, conducted by Luigi Tavazzi, Gianni Tognoni from the Mario Negri Institute, and ANMCO Research Center, looked at a total of 3,000 patients.

All of the patients had suffered from what is known as chronic heart failure.

For the study, half were given the fish oil supplements of omega-3, while the other half were given a placebo.

After a period of time went buy, 27% of those on the fish oil supplements died, compared to 29% in the group on the placebos.

Overall, it was found that the fish oil supplements cut the risk of death for patients with heart failure by 9%.

The study has been published online in the journal The Lancet.


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