March 4, 1987 |
Eating large amounts of oily fish, such as salmon, tuna and trout, appears to change the structure of the heart, protects against heart attacks and reduces the damage from heart attacks that do occur, according to a study announced yesterday in Camden. The study using groups of rats adds dramatic new evidence supporting the beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the human heart, say experimenters from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's School of Osteopathic Medicine.
February 8, 1989 |
Eating fish oil can lower the body's production of two important substances that cause inflammation, and this may explain why fish oil sometimes seems to relieve arthritis and other diseases, researchers report. The researchers studied the effects in the blood when nine healthy people took 18 fish oil capsules a day for six weeks. "We found a very dramatic reduction in the ability of their white blood cells to make tumor necrosis factor and interleukin-1," Dr. Charles A. Dinarello said.
March 4, 1987 |
A university scientist presented further evidence yesterday suggesting that fish oil prevents heart disease. In recent years, several studies have concluded that the oil, which can be ingested by eating fish or by taking capsule supplements, reduces the risk of heart attacks. Carl E. Hock, a professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Camden, said there was yet another facet to the oil's remarkable powers over the heart. Tests on laboratory rats show that the fatty acids in fish oil invade the membrane of heart cells and protect it in the event of reduced blood flow, known as myocardial ischemia, Hock said yesterday.
September 8, 2005 |
Americans love their fish oil - and so do many of their doctors, which makes this "natural" remedy different from most others. That's because it has something other healing products in the marketplace lack: Science behind its health claims. Studies show that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil can reduce heart-attack risk by preventing blood clots and abnormal heart rhythms, which cause sudden death. OK, so it tastes a little fishy and sometimes causes burping or diarrhea.
May 30, 1986 |
Fish oil supplements can sharply lower cholesterol and other blood fats and possibly prevent coronary artery disease, several researchers reported at a scientific conference in Philadelphia yesterday. "I've become an advocate of fish-oil capsules, based on research I've done and much more I've examined," said Dr. Michael Davidson, a cardiologist at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, after his technical presentation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
October 12, 2014 |
A University of Pennsylvania professor who studies psychopaths has found hope for improving human behavior in a surprising place: fish oil. A new study led by Adrian Raine, a psychologist in Penn's criminology department, found giving children a fruit drink mixed with omega-3 fatty acids - a key ingredient in fish oil - improved their behavior. Strangely, the behavior of parents also improved, even though they weren't taking the supplements. More on that later. Raine's ultimate goal is ambitious: to reduce crime.
December 8, 1987 |
Fish oil, one of the most popular new diet supplements, can sharply lower "bad" cholesterol, increase "good" cholesterol and, in the process, can apparently reduce the risk of heart attack, according to three Philadelphia medical researchers. Their findings, scheduled to be published early next year in a cardiology research journal, are the latest in a series of medical reports concluding that the kinds of unsaturated oils found in fish have a variety of protective and beneficial effects in the body.
March 23, 1990 |
WHOOPING-COUGH VACCINE Fear not, parents. Whooping-cough vaccine, hit by allegations during the last decade that it can cause seizures, rarely if ever will do so in healthy children, according to a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. One pediatrician says the finding means it's time to end the "myth" about the seizures caused by DPT injections and the resulting wave of litigation against doctors and drug firms. Failure to immunize has caused a surge in whooping-cough cases.
March 27, 1986 |
Former professional wrestling star "Nature Boy" Buddy Rogers knew something smelled bad about the fish oil deal, but he got hooked anyway, according to a federal lawsuit. The retired bleached-blond rassler from Haddonfield, N.J. says he loaned $15,000 in May to a man involved in a fish oil firm called Joseph's Marine Lipids. The suit says Joseph Carlozo, of Cherry Hill, had promised to pay back the loan in a month, plus interest, but so far Rogers has received only $3,300. Rogers, an announcer for local TV wrestling shows, also names Samuel DelRossi, of Marmora, N.J., as a defendant for introducing him to Carlozo and vouching for his honesty.
December 5, 2011 |
Question: What's your opinion of krill oil? Do you think it's better than fish oil? Answer: There are many manufacturers and distributors that would like you to believe that the oil of krill, a tiny shrimplike creature found in the deep waters of the Southern Ocean near Antarctica, is superior to fish oil in terms of its protection against heart disease, reduction of triglycerides and cholesterol, arthritis pain, menstrual pain, stroke...