Study Reviews

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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EPA and aspirin in IgA nephropathy

  • 09/29/2017

Although immunoglobin A nephropathy (IgAN) is the main cause of primary glomerulonephritis, it is estimated that 1% of the population suffer from it without being diagnosed. In patients with IgAN, severe proteinuria, deteriorating kidney...

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Omega-3 and the importance of maximising peak bone mass

  • 09/21/2017

Bone remodelling, which involves a continual lifelong process of replacement and repair, is essential for correct bone structure, as it the mechanism that produces changes during growth and repairs damage suffered by the skeleton due to...

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SPMs and progress of atherosclerosis

  • 09/13/2017

Chronic inflammation contributes to the development of advanced atherosclerosis. Instability of atherosclerotic plaques, i.e. the risk of breaking and detachment, is a very important factor, given that it is closely related to...

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Supplementation with EPA and DHA in patients with DM2 and coronary artery disease

  • 09/08/2017

Albuminuria, frequent in patients with type 2 diabetes (DM2) and in people with hypertension, is a marker for inflammation and an independent predictor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality. Furthermore, an albumin/creatinine...

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Omega-3 and vitamin D can improve the response to DMARDs in rheumatoid arthritis

  • 08/31/2017

According to a study published recently in Rheumatology, patients with rheumatoid arthritis who consume more vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FAs) during the year before starting treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs...

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