• Higher free thyroxine levels within normal range confer elevated AF risk

    24 days ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - Patients with elevated free thyroxine levels - still within what is considered the normal range - may be at greater risk for atrial fibrillation than those with lower levels, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
    “We know patients with hypothyroidism have a higher risk of atrial fibrillation, but we didn't consider increased risk within what's considered the normal range of thyroid hormones,” Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD, Distinguished Clinical and Research Physician at the Intermountain Medical
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  • Definitive link? Cochrane review finds omega-3 intake in pregnancy slashes risk of preterm birth

    Definitive link? Cochrane review finds omega-3 intake in pregnancy slashes risk of preterm birth

    24 days ago - By NutraIngredients-USA

    A review of more than 70 clinical trials has found that increased intakes of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy is linked to a lower risk of premature births.
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  • Omega-3s May Lower the Risk of Preterm Birth

    24 days ago - By NY Times

    Compared with women who did not take omega-3s, those who took supplements had an 11 percent lower risk of giving birth before 37 weeks of gestation.
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