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08 April 2011

Fish-oil supplement may help preterm infants

A fish-oil emulsion added to routine parenteral nutrition in preterm infants appears to offer benefits including cholesterol reduction.

A fish-oil emulsion added to routine parenteral nutrition in preterm infants appears to offer benefits including cholesterol reduction. However, other findings such as a reduction in arachidonic acid (ARA) may be of concern, according to Italian investigators.

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