• 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 neuroinflammation. In the last three decades, much progress has...

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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 Clostridium difficile spp.) are higher in the stools of...

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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 with anxiety disorders are usually reticent about starting...

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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 larger amounts) in people with cardiovascular disease....

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