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Fish oil does not reduce risk of heart attack or stroke, according to new study

Posted at 7:07 AM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 12:31:18-04

A health alert for anyone taking fish oil.

A new study by the American College of Cardiology found fish oil did not reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.

In fact, doctors found the fish oil increased the risk of developing an irregular heartbeat.

The study included more than 10,000 participants.

Half received prescription-based fish oil and the other half received a placebo.