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FDA agrees to fast-track review of Amarin’s prescription strength fish oil pill for heart patients

Vascepa Source: Amarin Amarin shares surged 15% in early afternoon trading Wednesday after the biopharmaceutical company said the Food and Drug Administration agreed to an expedited review of its prescription-strength fish oil pill for patients at risk of heart attack or strokes. The FDA will grant priority review for Amarin’s heart drug derived from fish… Read More »

Medical News Today: Vitamin D, fish oil supplements of little benefit to heart health

Two new randomized trials challenge the view that vitamin D and fish oil supplements hold any real benefit in the fight against chronic conditions, such as cancer and heart disease. Do fish oil supplements really protect the heart? The results of the first and second trial were presented at Scientific Sessions, held by the American… Read More »