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On 17 March 2014 theJAMĀ published a new study, according to which almost 5 years of taking omega-3 fatty acid in a dose of 1 g per day by elderly patients was not accompanied by a decrease in the risk of myocardial infarction, unstable angina, cerebral stroke, and revascularization, as well as hospitalizations due to heart failure and cardiovascular mortality. Moreover, there were no differences in outcomes between patients with different levels of triglycerides. US Food and Drug Administration has approved earlier the application of omega-3 fatty acids in patients with hypertriglyceridemia. The sale of drugs omega-3 in 2011 was 25 trillion and continues to grow. 

 

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822070?nlid=51723_2565&src=wnl_edit_medp_card&uac=125645DR&spon=2