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The Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Novel Anti-Inflammatory Metabolites and Telomere Length in Early and Later Life: Potential Implications for Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk [ 2011 - 2014 ]

Also known as: The Effects of Omega-3 Fats on Inflammation and Ageing: Potential Benefits for Cardiovascular Risk

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[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1010495]

Researchers: Prof Trevor Mori (Principal investigator) ,  E/Pr Lawrie Beilin Prof Michael Fenech A/Pr Rae-Chi Huang Dr Nathan O'Callaghan
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Brief description Exciting new effects of omega-3 fats from fish oil have recently been discovered which actively reduce inflammation and help prolong cell life. These mechanisms are relevant to the risk of complications of obesity and cardiovascular disease. We will study the effects of fish oil given in pregnancy, infancy and later in life, with a view to using omega-3 fatty acid supplements for both early prevention and later treatment of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 870,091.45

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