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Flaxseed stunts the growth of prostate tumors

..., N.C. -- Flaxseed, an edible seed that is rich in omega 3-fatty acids and fiber-related compounds known as lignans, is effective in halting prostate tumor growth, according to a study led by Duke University Medical Center researchers. The seed, which is similar to a sesame seed, may be able to interrupt t...

Greenberg Prize awarded to Dr. Joseph G. Hayes

...oseph G. HayesAfter graduating cum laude and alpha omega alpha from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Hayes came to the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell (then New York HospitalCornell Medical Center) as an intern in internal medicine. He went on to complete a residency in internal medicine an...

Antenatal fish oil supplements boost kids' hand-eye coordination

...ion of breast feeding. High cord blood levels of omega 3 fatty acids at birth (from fish oil) were strong...th good hand-eye coordination, while low levels of omega 6 fatty acids, found in many vegetable oils, were not. Prompted by concerns about mercury content ...

Deakin University has developed a prototype tasty snack food with special health benefits

...ural additives such as an anti-inflammatory agent, omega 3 fatty acids and zinc to improve brain and heart function, boost male virility and improve immunity." Dr Keast said it was the first time the anti-inflammatory agent oleocanthal had been included in a manufactured food and research was continuing i...

High polyunsaturated fat and vitamin E intake may halve motor neurone disease risk

...gery and Psychiatry. Polyunsaturated fats include omega 3 found in certain vegetable oils and omega 6, found in fish and green leafy vegetables. The authors base their findings on 132 patients with p...

Evidence for omega 3 fats less conclusive than we thought, say experts

... today doesn't find evidence of a clear benefit of omega 3 fats on health. These findings do not rule out an important effect of omega 3 fats, but suggest that the evidence should be reviewed regularly, say the researchers. Consumption...

Government policy changes lead to dramatic drop in heart disease deaths in Poland

...ble in Poland in the 1990s - both of which contain omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, also thought to reduce heart problems. The researchers also looked at changes in smok...

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