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Vascepa’s label expansion could boost supplement realm

By Hank Schultz

An expert panel has recommended an expanded treatment envelope for the EPA drug Vascepa. An expert says the move won’t affect the supplement market directly but does add to recent official recognition of the health benefits of omega-3s.

Does omega-3s' bioavailability really matter?

Does omega-3s' bioavailability really matter?

By Hank Schultz

Bioavailability advances in the omega-3 sphere are prone to “over interpretation,” said an expert in lipids chemistry. What really matters is if these chemical changes to base ingredients actually boost the ultimate uptake of EPA and DHA.


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