Ischaemic heart disease

No VITAL signs for Vit D, omega-3 in CV events, cancer

Omega-3 and vitamin D supplements have failed to show any benefit in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease or cancers, research presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions this week shows. The results were simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL) trial involved ...

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