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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Likely Does Not Reduce Cardiovascular Events – MD Magazine

A post-hoc analysis explored the contradictory results between the REDUCE-IT and STRENGTH trials.

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A new post-hoc analysis of the REDUCE-IT and STRENGTH trials suggests that omega-3 fatty acids from prescription fish oil may have no effect on cardiovascular event reduction.
These findings were presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session.
Investigators from the double-blind, multienter STRENGTH trial reported neutral results between patients who consumed a mixture of EPA and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and patients who received a placebo.
On the other hand,…

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