THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 -- Claims that fish oil supplements help prevent death from heart disease, heart attacks and stroke may be unfounded, British research suggests.
Millions of people take fish oil supplements, hoping to benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids they contain. And the American Heart Association recommends omega-3 fatty acids supplements for people with a history of heart disease.
TUESDAY, Jan. 9, 2018 -- High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, preliminary research suggests.
In just four months, vitamin D supplements reduced arterial stiffness in a group of 70 young black men and women, according to results from a small-scale clinical trial.