Research

Omega-3 Research

Dietary fish oil and olive oil supplementation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical and immunologic effects.

Kremer JM, Lawrence DA, Jubiz W, DiGiacomo R, Rynes R, Bartholomew LE, Sherman M.

Arthritis Rheum. 1990 Jun;33(6):810-20.

Department of Medicine, Albany Medical College, NY 12208. Forty-nine patients with active rheumatoid arthritis completed a 24-week, prospective, double-blind, randomized study of dietary supplementation with 2 different dosages of fish oil and 1 dosa... Read More

Treatment in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis,” Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Kjeldsen-Kragh, Jens Lund, Jan Riise, Tove Finnanger, Bjorn Haaland, Kjell Finstad, Rolf Mikkelsen, Knut Forre , Oystein

1992 The Journal of Rheumatology

“Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation and Naproxen” Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study Evaluates Omega-3 and Nonsteroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID) Numerous studies on rheumatoid arthritis and Omega-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA) have i... Read More

The role of fish oils in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Cleland, L. G., M. J. James, et al.

Drugs 63(9): 845-53.

Fish oils are a rich source of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LC PUFA). The specific fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, are homologues of the n-6 fatty acid, arachidonic acid (AA). This chemistry provide... Read More
In this study, Omega-3 EPA and DHA relieves pain from rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints. There is no cure for the disease, and conventional treatments may only provide limited relief to the pain... Read More
Prostaglandin H synthase 2 (PGHS-2), a highly inducible isoenzyme, is responsible for overproduction of the prostaglandins (PGs) in inflammatory sites.We established that among fish oil polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)... Read More

Supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.

Sundstrom B, Stalnacke K, Hagfors L, Johansson G.

Scand J Rheumatol. 2006 Sep-Oct;35(5):359-62.

Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Gallivare Hospital, Sweden. bjorn.sundstrom@nll.se OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids on disease variables and drug consumption in patients with ankylosing spondylitis(AS).... Read More