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DHA in cognition during development

Human cognitive capacity (attention, memory, language, problem-solving, comprehension, reasoning, calculation, reading and speaking) are associated with the cerebral cortex area and the highly developed prefrontal cortex. Although the...

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EPA and DHA in cognitive impairment, emotional dysfunction and cerebral atrophy

Age-related cognitive impairment is characterised by progressive and irreversible loss of grey matter in various regions of the brain, together with atrophy of the hippocampus and the prefrontal lobes. The omega-3 long-chain...

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Supplementation in psychiatric practice

Epidemiological studies have observed an inverse correlation between per capita fish consumption and the prevalence of major depression, postnatal depression and bipolar spectrum disorders. There are also reports of an association between...

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Omega-3 and cognitive performance during adolescence

The area of the brain that develops most during adolescence is the prefrontal cortex (an area especially rich in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)). This area is crucial to higher cognitive processes (inhibition and interference, working memory...

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