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Omega-3s: consuming more oily fish could prevent asthma in children with specific gene variant

Oily fish, like salmon, are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Elena Eryomenko/ Shutterstock Seif Shaheen, Queen Mary University of London Omega-3 fatty acids are often touted for their reported benefits to many important aspects of health – especially for our heart. Now, our recent study has uncovered another potential benefit of omega-3s. We found that greater dietary intake …

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Germany may not give the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to over-65s, but that doesn’t mean it won’t work

Studio Romantic/Shutterstock Paul Hunter, University of East Anglia The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been receiving a lot of attention recently. The EU has been dissatisfied with production hold-ups, while the German health ministry has raised questions over its efficacy in older age groups. As a result, Stiko – the German Standing Committee on Vaccination – has suggested in a draft recommendation …

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