Research Roundup

August 2001 Issue

Research Roundup

$ Eating fatty fish several times a week may lower the risk of prostate cancer, according to Swedish researchers. In a 30-year study of 6,272 men, those who reported consuming fatty fish often were about half as likely to develop prostate cancer—and only one-third as likely to die from it—as those who never or seldom ate fatty fish. The results were even stronger after controlling for factors linked to prostate cancer, such as smoking, alcohol, exercise and family history. Omega-3 fats

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