The effects of dietary supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized, double blind trial.

@article{Nielsen1992TheEO,
  title={The effects of dietary supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized, double blind trial.},
  author={Gunnar L Nielsen and Karen Lisbeth Faarvang and Bjarne Svalgaard Thomsen and K L Teglbjaerg and Lars Thorbj\orn Jensen and Troels Martin Hansen and Hans Henrik Lervang and Erik Berg Schmidt and J\orn Dyerberg and Eric M Ernst},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  year={1992},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={687-91}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of dietary supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) on disease variables in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. DESIGN Multicenter, randomized, placebo controlled, double blind. SETTING Three Danish hospital Departments of Rheumatology. PATIENTS Fifty-one patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. INTERVENTION Random allocation to 12 weeks of treatment with either six n-3 PUFA capsules (3.6 g) or six capsules with fat… CONTINUE READING