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DHA and abnormal cognitive impairment

In the ageing process, the accumulative inflammatory and oxidative effect, together with environmental damage, increases requirements for normal cell maintenance. Consequently, any reduction in available energy can lead to...

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DHA in cognition in maturity and ageing

The fact that cognitive function peaks in adulthood means that the effects of consuming docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) must be assessed over long time periods, to cover possible variability. And many published studies fail to meet this...

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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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