Study Type



Frost and Vestergaard, 2005


Men (n=22,528)

Women (n=25,421)

Aged 50-64 years

Born in Denmark, living in the Copenhagen and Aarhus areas

No previous cancer diagnosis in the Danish Cancer Registry

No hospitalization before baseline with endocrine diseases or cardiovascular diseases other than hypertension

Follow-up of 5.7 years (128,131 person-years for men and 147,251 person-years for women)


Christensen et al., 1997


Men and women (n=52)

Aged 48-75 years

Discharged after MI from Aalborg Hospital, Denmark

Echocardiography performed within the first week after MI

Left ventricular ejection fraction ≤40%

No implanted pacemaker, no permanent tachyarrhythmias, no serious noncardiac disease

Using baseline data from Christensen et al., 1996

Platelet fatty acids; seafood

*B = Evidence of a benefit; A = Evidence of an adverse effect; N = Evidence of no association or no clear association.

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