Pediatric Nutrition

?-3 PUFAs and their metabolites in pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of bronchial asthma: current data

The article presents a review of literature data on epidemiological research and studies of possible medicinal and preventive effects of ?-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in bronchial asthma- discusses the mechanisms of action of ?-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, including their possible effects on the genetic level and on the production of leukotriens, lipid mediators of inflammation.