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Omega 3 fats to Reduce the Incidence of Prematurity: The ORIP Trial [ 2013 - 2017 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1050468]

Researchers: Dr Shao Zhou (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Maria Makrides Dr Andrew Mcphee Prof Julie Quinlivan Dr Lisa Yelland
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Brief description The most significant perinatal problem in the world today is early preterm birth with its consequent threat to life and life-long health in survivors. Fish oils have been suggested to overcome this problem. Encouraging results have been obtained from small trials that need substantiation in a large well designed trial. The ORIP trial, involving approximately 5510 women, will provide a definitive answer to the question of whether maternal fish oils supplementation reduces early preterm birth.

Funding Amount $AUD 4,167,141.97

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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