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Rockefeller Heart Disease Study Begins: Researchers Test A Fatty Acid Found In Fish On At-Risk Population

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July 31, 2001
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Rockefeller University
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A new study at The Rockefeller University Hospital will assess the potential of a fatty acid found in fish to reduce heart attack risk. The researchers are testing the hypothesis that a daily dose of the omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA will positively alter heart disease risk factors in at-risk individuals, specifically overweight and obese people.

A new study at The Rockefeller University Hospital will assess the potential of a fatty acid found in fish to reduce heart attack risk. The researchers are testing the hypothesis that a daily dose of the omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA will positively alter heart disease risk factors in at-risk individuals, specifically overweight and obese people. Participants who meet certain weight and health criteria are currently being enrolled in the clinical trial.


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Rockefeller University. "Rockefeller Heart Disease Study Begins: Researchers Test A Fatty Acid Found In Fish On At-Risk Population." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 31 July 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010730075651.htm>.
Rockefeller University. (2001, July 31). Rockefeller Heart Disease Study Begins: Researchers Test A Fatty Acid Found In Fish On At-Risk Population. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010730075651.htm
Rockefeller University. "Rockefeller Heart Disease Study Begins: Researchers Test A Fatty Acid Found In Fish On At-Risk Population." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010730075651.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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