Archive For April, 2015

Fish Oils Block Cancer Drugs? Really?

9 Apr 2015 | Under News, Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments

A recent report that attracted significant press claimed that taking fish oil “may” render some cancer chemotherapeutic drugs less effective. That’s scary! But is it true? Below is a summary of the study with some reasoned caveats that somehow got missed in the press reports. Study 1: Mice Cisplatin is a cancer drug that shrinks […]

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OQ response to NYT Article: “Fish oil claims not supported by research”

3 Apr 2015 | Under News, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, The New York Times published an article entitled, “Fish oil claims not supported by research.” Below is a response to the article written by Bill Harris, the president of OmegaQuant and long-time omega-3 researcher. — As a long-time researcher in omega-3s, I’ve watched the fish oil rollercoaster since the mid 1980s. This […]

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