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Marine ω-3 Fatty Acids Do Not Reduce Colorectal Premalignant Lesion Risk

Overall, the researchers discovered thatω-3 supplementation of 1 g per day was not associated with risk of a colorectal premalignant lesion. However, the findings did not rule out a potential benefit of marine ω-3 fatty acid either at higher doses or in high-risk populations, as reported in previous studies of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis14 or with established CRC.

Reported Outcomes and Mucosal Inflammation in Mild/Moderate Ulcerative Colitis

Although an absence of rectal bleeding (to identify endoscopic remission) was found in adult patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis treated with mesalazine, many individuals in remission still had increased stool frequency, which indicates that it may not be a sensitive marker of disease activity in this population.

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