Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma

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In a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation -- Insight, researchers using cell cultures from local asthma patients, found that:

  • Omega-3 fatty acid products can reduce the production of IgE, the antibodies that cause allergic reactions and asthma symptoms in people with milder cases of asthma;
  • But in patients with severe asthma who use high doses of oral steroids, the omega-3 fatty acids are less effective because the corticosteroids block the beneficial effects.

Read more here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170209092824.htm

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