Study Reviews

Fish oil could help prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus in people with metabolic disorders

  • 12/05/2017

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) is currently one of the most common chronic diseases and its prevalence is forecast to increase to over 250 million people by 2030. Several meta-analyses conclude that consuming omega-3 long-chain...

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Omega-3 consumption is insufficient, despite its known health benefits

  • 12/01/2017

The results of a survey carried out among 200 adults (aged 18-80) in the USA (Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University) and Germany (Department of Preventive cardiology...

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Omega-3 is beneficial in colorectal cancer through a variety of mechanisms

  • 11/22/2017

Colerectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide, can be caused by both genetic and lifestyle-related factors (sedentary lifestyle, obesity, smoking and alcohol consumption). Research suggests that the cause and...

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Omega-3 can help genes modulate inflammation

  • 11/17/2017

Nutrigenomics studies the interactions of genes and their functional products with nutrients and how this relates to the development certain diseases. A basic concept in this discipline is that the progression from a healthy phenotype to a...

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Supplementation with DHA as a treatment for spinocerebellar ataxia 38

  • 11/09/2017

Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) are a heterogeneous group of autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorders which involve the cerebellum and 23 different genres (currently three main types are recognised based on the type of mutation...

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Supplementation with DHA as a treatment for spinocerebellar ataxia 38

  • 11/02/2017

Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) are a heterogeneous group of autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorders which involve the cerebellum and 23 different genres (currently three main types are recognised based on the type of mutation...

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The composition and diversity of gut microbiota is influenced by omega-3

  • 10/26/2017

The composition of gut microbiota is influenced by environmental factors such as diet, antibiotic therapy and exposure to certain micro-organisms. There is evidence indicating that the effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)...

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Omega-3 supplementation in mothers reduces sensitivity to Dermatophagoides farinae

  • 10/20/2017

The increase in the prevalence of allergies observed in the last three decades is a cause for concern, given that this problem has consequences for quality of life and in some cases, life expectancy. Studies carried out in this field link...

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EPA metabolism changes with age

  • 10/11/2017

The human body undergoes metabolic and biological changes related specifically to ageing and such changes should be borne in mind to maintain an adequate healthy diet. A recently published study investigated the metabolism of...

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SPMs as a therapeutic option in preventing and improving hearing impairment

  • 10/06/2017

Due to the close relationship between drug-, noise- and age-related hearing loss (from hereinafter DRHL, NRHL and ARHL, respectively) and inflammation, research is being conducted into a variety of clinical strategies aimed at reducing...

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