Cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
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Published by IOS Press in Amsterdam, Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Omega-3 fatty acids -- Therapeutic use -- Congresses,
  • Heart -- Diseases -- Congresses

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Statementedited by B. Maisch and R. Oelze.
SeriesSolvay Pharmaceuticals Conferences -- v. 7
ContributionsMaisch, Bernhard., Oelze, R.
LC ClassificationsRM666.O45 C37 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 185 p. :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17955060M
ISBN 101586037072
LC Control Number2006939183

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