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Omega-3's May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack.

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Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function. WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of omega-3 fatty acids may protect against further damage in heart attack, patients, a preliminary study suggests. The research included 374 heart attack survivors who received standard treatment and took either a 4-gram prescription-only dose of omega-3 fatty acids each day or a placebo. The researchers said that people probably couldn't get that level of omega-3 fatty acids from diet alone. To illustrate how large a dose that is, the researchers noted that 4 grams of omega-3...

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