Fish Oil Flops for Asthma Control in Overweight Youth | Medpage Today

Fish oil supplementation was not associated with improvements in asthma-related outcomes among overweight/obese teens and young adults with uncontrolled asthma in randomized trial.

Six months of treatment with 4 g/day of fish oil did not improve self-reported asthma control or breathing test outcomes or reduce urgent care visits and severe asthma exacerbations relative to soybean-oil placebo, reported Jason E. Lang, MD, of Duke University, and colleagues in Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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