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Bowel cancer death linked to omega 3

A high dietary intake of omega 3 fatty acids, derived from oily fish, may help to lower the risk of death from bowel cancer in patients diagnosed with the disease, suggests research published online in the journal Gut. If the findings can be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake to help prolong their survival, according to the researchers. Previous experimental research has shown that omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) — namely eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) — can suppress tumour growth and curb blood…