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Yet another study finds that daily fish oil supplements protect the brain by balancing hormones like estrogen
(Natural News) A recent study published in Scientific Reports revealed that fish oil supplements may boost estrogen levels in the brain, thereby reducing the frequency and duration of seizures. As part of research, a team of health experts assessed how three groups of mice models would react on a diet that included various types of oil.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making connections: Bonded by short bowel syndrome
At the top of the dual slide, 4-year-old Brayden Austin is buzzing with energy, excited to go careening down to the bottom. Yet he waits patiently until a towheaded boy joins him on the neighboring chute. Two-year-old Camden Glover is a little nervous. But Brayden grabs his hand and the pair sails to the ground together, squealing with delight. It’s a typical playground scene, but also an apt metaphor for the boys’ special connection. The two children — one from Maine, one from Tennessee — have a close friendship. But they might never have met if not for one life-threatening event. Parallel lives &...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 28, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation Dr. Bram Raphael Dr. Mark Puder intestinal malrotation Omegaven short bowel syndrome (SBS). TPN Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fish oil may prevent seizures by boosting brain estrogen levels
Researchers reveal that supplementation with the fish oil compound DHA prevented seizures in mice by raising levels of the hormone estrogen in the brain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Epilepsy Source Type: news

Fish Oil Slides By; Rat Rejuvenation; Novel LDL Drugs
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements during pregnancy found to reduce diabetes risk in offspring
(Natural News) New Zealand researchers have found that pregnant mice who took fresh fish oil protected their offspring from developing diabetes later on in life. Pups born to mothers whose diets included omega-3 fatty acids were observed to have higher levels of insulin resistance — a good indication, the team said, of a reduced diabetes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil in pregnancy reduces a child ’s risk of diabetes 
Researchers from the University of Auckland advise pregnant women eat oily fish rather than take supplements as past studies have shown out-of-date tablets have detrimental effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3's and the Heart: Which Patients Are Most Likely to Benefit? Omega-3's and the Heart: Which Patients Are Most Likely to Benefit?
What is the latest on fish oil supplementation for cardiovascular disease prevention? Dr Manson reviews a new science advisory from the American Heart Association.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Omega-3s and the Heart: Which Patients Are Most Likely to Benefit? Omega-3s and the Heart: Which Patients Are Most Likely to Benefit?
What is the latest on fish oil supplementation for cardiovascular disease prevention? Dr Manson reviews a new science advisory from the American Heart Association.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Fish oil found to significantly improve children's ability to read... shows power of nutrition to boost brain performance
(Natural News) Fish oil supplementation may improve reading and comprehension performance in children, according to a recent Swedish study. To assess this, researchers at the University of Gothenberg examined 154 children who were either given the omega-3 fatty acid supplement Equazen or a placebo pill. Children in the Equazen group showed a 64 percent improvement in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 -- Popping prenatal supplements that contain fish oil won't make your child any smarter, a new study suggests. That finding comes from a seven-year follow-up of an earlier trial comparing use of supplements containing DHA... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 21, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
Title: Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 14, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements might not help everyone
Millions of people take fish oil supplements for heart health, but a new report from the American Heart Association shows only certain patients actually benefit. Danielle Nottingham has the details. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who should take omega-3 fish oil supplements?
New study identifies which patients may benefit from taking omega-3 fish oil – and which ones probably won't (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements may help prevent death after MI but lack evidence of CV benefit for general population
Omega-3 fish oil supplements prescribed by a healthcare provider may be reasonable for patients who have had a heart attack. Patients with heart failure may also benefit from supplementation with omega-3 fish oil. However, there is a lack of evidence that omega-3 fish oil supplements prevent cardiovascular diseases in the general population. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 13, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
MONDAY, March 13, 2017 -- Doctors may want to consider prescribing fish oil pills to heart attack survivors and patients with chronic heart failure, new recommendations from the American Heart Association suggest. Fish oil may help extend the lives... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 13, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Evidence Points to Fish Oil to Fight Asthma
University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could be used for asthma patients. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma
Scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could be used for asthma patients. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

If Fish Oil Can't Lower AVF Risk in Dialysis, What Can? If Fish Oil Can't Lower AVF Risk in Dialysis, What Can?
Dr Desai comments on a study examining whether fish oil supplementation and aspirin improve AVF function in patients receiving hemodialysis, published in JAMA Internal Medicine.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - February 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Nephrology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fish oil during pregnancy may reduce risk of childhood asthma
New research may add to the existing list of omega-3 health benefits, as study investigates the effects of fish oil on childhood asthma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Don't want your child to have asthma? Then take fish oil supplements in the last few months of pregnancy
Danish researchers found fish oil supplements taken by women after the 24th week of pregnancy helped to reduce the risk of their children developing asthma by almost seven per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2016 -- Women who take fish oil during their third trimester of pregnancy might cut their children's risk of developing asthma by as much as one-third, a new clinical trial suggests. The fish oil dose was high -- with fatty acid... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 29, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Fish oil during pregnancy reduces baby's asthma risk: study
(Reuters Health) - A Danish study of 695 pregnant women is raising the possibility that fish oil supplements begun in the final three months of pregnancy may reduce the risk of asthma or persistent wheezing in offspring. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Taking Fish Oil During Pregnancy Is Found to Lower Child ’ s Asthma Risk
Babies of women who took fish oil in the last three months of pregnancy had a 31 percent lower risk of developing asthma by age 3, a study in Denmark found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Asthma Pregnancy and Childbirth Oils and Fats New England Journal of Medicine University of Copenhagen Copenhagen (Denmark) Source Type: news

Are fish oil pills a load of old cod? Almost certainly, says 5:2 diet guru from Trust Me, I'm A Doctor
One in seven British adults takes daily fish oil capsules, believing their omega-3 fatty acids are good for body and mind. Even more take them occasionally, with £100m a year spent on them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish oil may help improve mood in veterans
Low concentration of fish oil in the blood and lack of physical activity may contribute to the high levels of depressed mood among soldiers returning from combat, according to researchers. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?
Title: Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - September 16, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Reverse the effects of a fatty diet with fish oil supplements
(NaturalNews) Fish oil has been held in high regard for its myriad of health benefits for a number of years now. Hearing it is good for you is really no surprise, but we are really just beginning to understand how beneficial it truly is. New research has revealed that fish oil supplements... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could fish oil reverse negative effects of a fatty diet?
Breaking research into fish oil supplements shows that they may be able to stave off a number of metabolic changes associated with a high-fat diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
Title: High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/1/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 2, 2016 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Study: Omega-3 fish oil may help after a heart attack
New research suggests that taking omega-3 fish oil may help improve heart function in patients who've suffered a heart attack. Dr. Mallika Marshall reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, may aid healing after heart attack
Taking a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil daily for six months after a heart attack improved the function of the heart and reduced scarring in the undamaged muscle, according to a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 -- Heart attack patients who took high doses of fish oil supplements for six months showed improved heart function and less scarring, researchers report. It is not yet precisely known how the large amounts of omega-3 fatty... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 1, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Fish oil vs. lard: Why some fat can help or hinder your diet
A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study. Consuming fish oil instead of lard can make a significant difference, the study shows. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Maternal intake of past-its-prime fish oil linked to newborn death, rat study finds
Nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly-oxidized ( " off " ) fish oil died within two days after birth, finds a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Prenatal Fish Oil and IgE-Associated Allergies in ChildrenPrenatal Fish Oil and IgE-Associated Allergies in Children
Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy has no effect on a child's IgE-associated allergies, Australia-based researchers report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 31, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Vitamin D, fish oil and folates may enhance antidepressants
Conclusion Many people with depression benefit from taking antidepressants, but some either don't find them helpful, or don't completely recover while taking them. A safe and effective way to boost the effects of antidepressants would therefore be useful. This study is a useful summary of which nutrients have been tested as an add-on to antidepressants, and an overall indication of what the studies found. It shows that, for most of these nutrients, the evidence comes from small studies of varying quality and length, and that we need bigger, better studies to get a true picture of their effects. For the nutrients where ther...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Mental health Source Type: news

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' Effects
Title: Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' EffectsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - April 27, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' Effects
TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 -- Omega-3 fish oil supplements may improve the effectiveness of antidepressants, new research suggests. Researchers reviewed the findings of eight clinical trials worldwide, as well as other evidence, and concluded that the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 26, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Merits of fish oil supplements examined
The effects of fish oil supplements on muscle growth has been investigated by a team of academics, revealing the tablets do not give gym-goers an advantage in the weight room. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 23, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Stirling scientists examine the merits of fish oil supplements
(University of Stirling) The effects of fish oil supplements on muscle growth has been investigated by a team of Stirling academics, revealing the tablets do not give gym-goers an advantage in the weight room. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells
An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, researchers report. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 8, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) An experimental nanoparticle therapy that combines low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and fish oil preferentially kills primary liver cancer cells without harming healthy cells, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Dietary Fatty Acids and Fish Oil for the Treatment of OADietary Fatty Acids and Fish Oil for the Treatment of OA
In rheumatoid arthritis, higher doses of fish oil have been associated with pain reduction in the number of tender joints, but what does fish oil do for osteoarthritis patients? Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 3, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Need to lose those love handles? Try fish oil with meals
MILLIONS carrying a middle age spread could help burn it off by taking cod liver oil or Omega 3 fish oil capsules with their meals, a new study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Well: Ask Well: Fish Oil Supplements for Dry Eye?
A reader asks if fish oil supplements can help prevent dry eyes. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - October 5, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: KAREN WEINTRAUB Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Ask Well Omega-3 Fatty Acids Body Featured Source Type: news

Well: Ask Well: Fish Oil Supplements for Dry Eye?
A reader asks if fish oil supplements can help prevent dry eyes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KAREN WEINTRAUB Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Ask Well Omega-3 Fatty Acids Body Featured Source Type: news

Well: Ask Well: Fish Oil Supplements for Dry Eye?
A reader asks if fish oil supplements can help prevent dry eyes. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - October 5, 2015 Category: Nutrition Authors: KAREN WEINTRAUB Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Ask Well Omega-3 Fatty Acids Body Featured Source Type: news

Fish oil-diet benefits may be mediated by gut microbes
(University of Gothenburg) Diets rich in fish oil versus diets rich in lard produce very different bacteria in the guts of mice, reports a study from Sahlgrenska Academy published in Cell Metabolism. The researchers transferred these microbes into other mice to see how they affected health. The results suggest that gut bacteria share some of the responsibility for the beneficial effects of fish oil and the harmful effects of lard. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Fish oil-diet benefits may be mediated by gut microbes
Diets rich in fish oil versus diets rich in lard (e.g., bacon) produce very different bacteria in the guts of mice, reports a new study. The researchers transferred these microbes into other mice to see how they affected health. The results suggest that gut bacteria share some of the responsibility for the beneficial effects of fish oil and the harmful effects of lard. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 27, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news