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Omega-3 fatty acids : chemistry, dietary sources and health effects

Wasim. Khan Wasim Khan 1971-

New York : Nova Science Publishers 2014

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  • Title:
    Omega-3 fatty acids : chemistry, dietary sources and health effects
  • Author: Wasim. Khan
  • Wasim Khan 1971-
  • Subjects: Omega-3 fatty acids; Unsaturated fatty acids; Electronic books
  • Contents: ""OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS: CHEMISTRY, DIETARY SOURCES AND HEALTH EFFECTS""; ""OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS: CHEMISTRY, DIETARY SOURCES AND HEALTH EFFECTS""; ""Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter 1: The Link between Omega-3 Fatty Acidsand Rheumatoid Arthritis: Properties, Mechanisms and Therapeutic Efficacy""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""Rheumatoid Arthritis""; ""Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Omega-3 Fatty Acids""; ""Pharmacological Properties of Omega-3 Fatty Acids""; ""Omega-3 Fatty Acids and RA""; ""Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio and RA""
    ""Mechanisms of Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in RA""""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Target NF-κBto Modulate Breast and Prostate Cancer Progression""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""2. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancers of Breast and Prostate""; ""3. Omega-3 Fatty Acids""; ""4. Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids as Antioxidants""; ""5. Nuclear Factor Kappa-Light-Chain-Enhancer of Activated B-Cells (NF-κB) and Cancer""; ""6. Ratios of Omega-6 to Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""
    ""Chapter 3: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Diseases""""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""n-3 PUFAs and Cardiovascular Prevention""; ""Lipid Metabolism""; ""Atherosclerosis and Plaque Stability""; ""Vascular and Cardiac Hemodynamics""; ""Coagulation""; ""Ischemic Heart Disease""; ""Heart Failure""; ""Cardiac Arrhythmias""; ""Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation""; ""Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation""; ""Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""
    ""Chapter 4: Fish Oil in Colon Cancer Prevention: Can Biomarkers Tell us How Much is Enough?""""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""Metabolism of Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids""; ""Preventative Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Colon Cancer""; ""Dose-Limiting Adverse Effects in Humans""; ""Biomarkers for Fish Oil Intervention in Colorectal Cancer Prevention""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 5: Epidermal Barrier Function and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""The Epidermal Barrier""; ""Role of Pufas in Epidermal Barrier Function""
    ""Omega-3 in Clinical Nutrition and Epidermal Barrier Function""""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 6: Protective Effect of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids against Antibiotic, Antihypertensive and Anti-Cancer Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity and Oxidative Damage: A Focus on Cisplatin""; ""Abstract""; ""Abbreviations""; ""1. Introduction""; ""Summary and Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 7: Role of Supplementation with Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Preventing Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""
    ""Actual Knowledge from Experimental and Clinical Studies""
    There has been an exponential increase in the amount of research on the relationship between Omega-3 fatty acids and human health over the past two decades. This book focuses on developing information on these newly recognized key components of omega-3-fatty acid research. This authoritative volume brings about a perspective to understanding the recent developments in omega-3-fatty acid research by going beyond presenting only a summary of the research literature. It discusses the limitations, points of agreement, and areas of conflicting or inconclusive data. Readers will gain a current under
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers
  • Creation Date: 2014
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (271 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-62948-524-1
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 918624233
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913739004302931

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