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Low concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids may be a strong risk factor for preterm birth

04:16 EDT 3 Aug 2018 | News-Medical.net

Pregnant women who had low plasma levels of long chain n-3 fatty acids in their first and second trimesters were at a significantly higher risk of early preterm birth when compared with women who had higher levels of these fatty acids, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in collaboration with Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen.

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