Randomized controlled trial of oral omega-3 PUFA in solar-simulated radiation-induced suppression of human cutaneous immune responses.

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Pilkington, Suzanne M.; Massey, Karen A.; Bennett, Susan P.; Al-Aasswad, Naser M I; Roshdy, Khaled; Gibbs, Neil K.; Friedmann, Peter S.; Nicolaou, Anna; Rhodes, Lesley E.;
  • Publisher: American Society for Nutrition
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.049494
  • Subject: Medicine (miscellaneous) | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2900/2916 | Nutrition and Dietetics | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2701
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

BACKGROUND: <br/><br/>Skin cancer is a major public health concern, and the majority of cases are caused by solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure, which suppresses skin immunity. Omega-3 (n-3) PUFAs protect against photoimmunosuppression and skin cancer in mice, bu... View more
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