Aspirin use over the long term has side effects such as bleeding for one thing. Evidence exists though, that shows by adding fish oil with aspirin some of these side effects are decreased. Research also shows that when the fish oil and aspirin combine together they are useful for treating certain conditions.
Fish Oil and Fatty Acids Blog
Manufacturers added fatty acids to baby formula trying to emulate breast milk. Up to recently, it was thought that this addition would increase brainpower just like breast milk, but new research shows differently
Dr. Yves Sauve a researcher at the University of Alberta discovered and omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA could lessen and possibly prevent vision loss a patient suffers from an accumulation of lipofuscin a toxic substance that can form in the eyes. Studies show indication that omega-3 fatty acids safeguard the eyes against problems such as dry eye syndrome, macular degeneration and help the eye to drain properly to lower the risk of glaucoma.
In a recent randomized study, it was found the fish oil supplements didn't have help to lessen the loss for a native graft patency in those patients with synthetic arteriovenous grafts because of late-stage renal disease. There were however, some other significant improvements worth noting.
According to some leading experts in Europe, heart disease can be prevented by eating fish two times a week.
Fish oil is now being investigated to see if it can be an effective therapy against periodontitis. This is a disease of the tissue that surrounds the teeth and it affects over 50% of adults. It is said to increase the risk for them contracting heart problems and possibly lead to a stroke.