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Polyunsaturated fatty acids improve exercise capacity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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    COPD and polyunsaturated fatty acids

    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the study by Broekhuizen et al. in which they described the beneficial effect of n-3 EPA/DHA. This reminded me of my own study done few years back on the possible beneficial action of n-3 PUFAs in bronchial asthma. In this study, I observed that asthmatics supplemented with n-3 PUFAs had fewer episodes of asthmatic attacks and the attacks tended to be mild. At that time, I thought...

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