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Could the omega-3 index predict the risk of cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and associated complications?

  • 12/13/2018

Given that various fatty acids form part of the lipid bilayer of the cell membrane, changes to former could affect their characteristics and, therefore, their biological effects. For instance, omega-3 fatty acids are incorporated into the...

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Therapy based on the resolution of inflammation provides a new paradigm

  • 11/01/2018

In higher organisms, the immune system consists of the innate and adaptive (or acquired) systems. The former has evolved to recognise only a limited number of molecules, which are typically different classes of microbes, while the latter...

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A review of possible relations between omega-3 PUFA and depression, anxiety and stress disorders

  • 10/31/2018

The central nervous system (CNS) has the highest concentrations of lipids in the body, after adipose tissue. In the brain, these lipids include the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, in the omega-3...

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Omega-3 FA in colorectal cancer

  • 09/17/2018

Dietary omega-3 fatty acids (FAs) were first linked to primary prevention of colorectal cancer (CRC) in large epidemiological studies, after which observational data in humans linked omega-3 FA status to the prognosis of CRC. In addition,...

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