Omega-3 fatty acids and mood disorders: How omega-3s can help fight depression

(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important fats that have powerful benefits that support various bodily functions. These fats are lauded for their ability to significantly boost heart health — particularly as fish oil supplements. According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults are recommended to eat at least two servings of fish per...
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The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF; Ben-Porath&Tellegen, 2008/2011) has demonstrated utility in suicide risk assessment. Limited research with the MMPI-2-RF in higher acuity populations exists, particularly reg...
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Purpose: To identify the spectral domain optical coherence tomography predictors of visual prognosis in retinal vein occlusion macular edema after intravitreal conbercept injection. Methods: Retrospective cohort study of 63 treatment-naive retinal vein occlusion macular edema eyes received pro re nata intravitreal conbercept with at least 3 months of follow-up. The best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and optical coherence tomography scans were recorded at baseline, 1 month, and 3 months after starting therapy. On spectral domain optical coherence tomography, the following lesions in the 1-mm-wide retinal area centered...
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