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Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Omega 3 Fatty Acids) Summary

Description: A group of fatty acids, often of marine origin, which have the first unsaturated bond in the third position from the omega carbon. These fatty acids are believed to reduce serum triglycerides, prevent insulin resistance, improve lipid profile, prolong bleeding times, reduce platelet counts, and decrease platelet adhesiveness.

Also Known As: Omega 3 Fatty Acids; Fatty Acids, Omega-3; n-3 PUFA; n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid; Acids, Omega-3 Fatty Show All >>

Networked: 3035 relevant articles (268 outcomes, 715 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Omega-3 Fatty Acids is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 23 outcomes 54 studies in 274 results
  2. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease) : 22 outcomes 50 studies in 276 results
  3. Myocardial Infarction : 17 outcomes 48 studies in 122 results
  4. Inflammation : 14 outcomes 53 studies in 267 results
  5. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease) : 10 outcomes 3 studies in 23 results
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Drugs Related to Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  1. Antioxidants
  2. Eicosapentaenoic Acid
  3. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol)
  4. Unsaturated Fatty Acids (Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids)
  5. Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Omega 6 Fatty Acids)
  6. Fish Oils
  7. Vitamin E
  8. Arginine (L-Arginine)
  9. Oils
  10. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
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Therapies Related to Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  1. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  4. Parenteral Nutrition
  5. Fat-Restricted Diet (Diet, Fat Restricted)
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