Correlation between serum fatty acids and the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 01/07/2014

The authors of the study "Serum Levels of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and the Risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" had previously observed in an open study that supplementation with long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (docosahexaenoic acid [DHA] and eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA]) prevent...

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Omega-3, chronic and inflammatory diseases in obese adolescents

  • 10/11/2013

Obesity is an important risk factor for developing various chronic diseases: hypertension, cancer, asthma and metabolic syndrome. Low-level chronic systemic inflammation is characteristic of obesity and may explain the link between this and chronic disease, particularly the increased incidence,...

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DHA has a neuroprotective effect in chronic alcoholism

  • 09/23/2013

In an oral communication at the European Society for Biomedical Research Congress on Alcoholism held this September in Warsaw, Michael A. Collins (Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine), suggested that Omega-3 from fish oil may be effective in preventing dementia associated with...

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Consuming omega-3 fatty acids improves semen quality

  • 09/06/2013

At the 23rd National Congress of the Spanish Gynaecology and Obstetrics Society, SEGO 2013, held last May in Tenerife, a study performed at the Assisted Reproduction Unit in Hospital Quirón-Bilbao was reported, in which DHA supplementation for 10 weeks enabled sterile men to obtain levels of sperm...

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