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Fish Oil Supplements Can Prevent Heart Attacks

A couple of clinical trials from Harvard researchers have shown that regular consumption of fish or fish oil supplements can reduce the risk of getting heart attacks significantly. Omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oils have been known to benefit both people with a healthy heart as well as those with heart disease who are at a greater risk of getting heart attacks or strokes say the researchers.

Fish-Enriched Diet Reduce Childhood Asthma

A study led by La Trobe University has shown that eating fish such as sardines, salmon and trout twice a week can reduce asthma symptoms in children. The international clinical trial found that children who ate the fatty fish as part of a healthy Mediterranean diet had improved lung function after six months.

Zebrafish & Human tumor Genomics Modeling As A Mucosal Melanoma

Zebrafish are an emerging power tool in cancer research. They can be engineered to light up when certain genes turn on-capturing the moment when a cancer is initiated. Because they breed so quickly, they can help identify tumor promoters and suppressors.

Now, as a new study in Science demonstrates, zebrafish can also help scientists dissect the intricate molecular pathways that underlie many cancers, and could help guide treatment strategies.

Bioaccessibility of Marine Carotenoids

Carotenoids are a family of natural pigments extensively present in the vegetable kingdom, photosynthetic microorganisms, and some fungi, which mains function are their contribution to the light-harvesting process, the filtering of deleterious light radiations and the antioxidant activity.