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EPA/DHA supplementation could be beneficial in obese children with high blood pressure

  • 12/13/2018

Despite the fact child obesity has short- and long-term consequences (including haemodynamic effects such as high blood pressure), its prevalence has increased in recent years. Haemodynamic control involves factors such as body mass index...

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Potential beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids on Alzheimer’s disease

  • 12/05/2018

Currently, in 2018, 50 million people worldwide are affected by dementia (approximately two thirds have Alzheimer’s disease, while the other third includes vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia) and it is...

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Omega-3 consumption is not related to a greater risk of bleeding

  • 11/29/2018

Due to the potential health benefits, several expert committees and institutions have recommended consumption of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 LC-PUFA) in healthy populations to prevent cardiovascular diseases and (in...

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Omega-3 can help reduce the symptoms of anxiety

  • 11/22/2018

Anxiety is the most common psychiatric symptom, often associated with depressive disorders and related to an increased risk of mortality from all causes. Therapeutic options include psychological and pharmacological therapies. Individuals...

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Omega-3 could improve phospholipid deterioration observed in autism

  • 11/15/2018

Abnormal metabolism of phospholipids is a major component in many neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. Concentrations of propionic acid, or propanoic acid (a short-chain fatty acid produced in the intestine as a metabolite of...

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DHA and DHA-derived SPMs in the prevention and treatment of postoperative pain

  • 11/01/2018

Chronic postsurgical pain often develops after major surgery. Orthopaedic injuries and subsequent surgery produce postoperative pain that lasts for weeks; this pain is related to nerve injury and is reflected in central and peripheral...

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EPA and DHA reduce the frequency of seizures in drug-resistant epilepsy

  • 10/31/2018

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) play important roles in the maintenance and modulation of neuron functions, and there is evidence that they have anticonvulsant effects. On this basis, research was conducted on...

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The positive effects of rapamycin are strengthened and its side effects minimised by association with omega-3 PUFA

  • 10/25/2018

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Hormone therapy significantly increases survival in women with this type of cancer, but it is not effective in patients with triple-negative breast cancer (breast...

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The positive effects of rapamycin are strengthened and its side effects minimised by association with omega-3 PUFA

  • 10/24/2018

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Hormone therapy significantly increases survival in women with this type of cancer, but it is not effective in patients with triple-negative breast cancer (breast...

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New information on the importance of DHA in brain development

  • 10/16/2018

The brain is one of the most lipid-rich organs in the body. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is found in large amounts in brain phospholipids, particularly phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylserine and phosphatidylcholine, and constitutes...

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