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Helps heart attack survivors
According to a study of 360 heart attack survivors, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. “Our findings show that omega-3 fatty acids are a safe and effective treatment in improving cardiac remodeling, so it may be promising in reducing the incidence of heart failure or death, which are still major health-care burdens to patients who suffer a heart attack,” said Raymond Kwong, MD, senior author of the study. For 6 months, patients took a daily dose of fish oil containing 4 grams of omega-3 fatty acids, listed as EPA and DHA on product labels.