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I spend a lot of time knocking supplements for not having research behind them. It's important therefore to highlight when such research is done. Today we're looking at a very good study on whether fish oil supplements can help people who need regular outside access to their circulatory systems (for things like hemodialsys). Spolier alert: the fish oil didn't help.

If you want to read more, here's the paper we're covering: Effect of Fish Oil Supplementation and Aspirin Use on Arteriovenous Fistula Failure in Patients Requiring Hemodialysis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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