Mediterranean diet could slow advance of frailty
Link between diet and healthy ageing Related items fromOnMedica Active elderly live independently and avoid social care Healthy lifestyles may offset dementia risk, study finds More money needed for nutritional care in NHS Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts discover that walnuts can "change" the expression of genes that fight breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts put the “super” in superfood: Not only are they packed with omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenols, but studies have also linked walnut consumption to many health benefits. Just when you thought that walnuts can’t bring anything else to the table, a recent study in Nutrition Research reveals that eating the nuts can alter the genetic behavior of breast... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Testicular Health Fish Oil Supplements Tied to Testicular Health
Men who consume fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, might get a boost in fertility, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements tied to improved male fertility
(Reuters Health) - Men who consume fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, might get a boost in fertility, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fish oil can boost sperm count and make men's testicles BIGGER, study claims
Scientists at the University of Southern Denmark tested the sperm of more than 1,600 men going through national service fitness testing and found those taking omega-3 ejaculated more sperm. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Fish oil boosts sperm count, semen volume
Researchers in Denmark found that men who used the nutritional supplement -- known for its key ingredient, omega-3 fatty acid -- had higher semen volumes and total sperm counts. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Fish-Oil Candidates Fail Late-Stage Tests Two Fish-Oil Candidates Fail Late-Stage Tests
AstraZeneca stops trial of omega-3 carboxylic acids (Epanova) for mixed dyslipidemia; Acasti Pharma trial of omega-3 phospholipid (CaPre) fails to meet end point in severe hypertriglyceridemia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 15, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Is omega-3 supplementation an effective alternative treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS)?
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids may offer a natural approach to treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). The nutrients may come from either health supplements or foods rich in fatty acids. Multiple sclerosis is a severe neurodegenerative disease. There is no cure, and no one knows what triggers the autoimmune response. Each patient with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microbes from humics lakes produced omega-3 fatty acids from micropla
(University of Jyv ä skyl ä - Jyv ä skyl ä n yliopisto) The environmental fate of microplastics has been difficult to trace. A research group led by the University of Jyv ä skyl ä used carbon isotope labeling to follow the fate of polyethylene in the food chain. For the surprise of the researchers, plastic carbon was transformed even to beneficial fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, by the microbes originating from humic lakes. The research was published in Scientific Reports series at the end of December 2019. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Microbes from humics lakes produced omega-3 fatty acids from microplastics
(University of Jyv ä skyl ä - Jyv ä skyl ä n yliopisto) The environmental fate of microplastics has been difficult to trace. A research group led by the University of Jyv ä skyl ä used carbon isotope labeling to follow the fate of polyethylene in the food chain. For the surprise of the researchers, plastic carbon was transformed even to beneficial fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, by the microbes originating from humic lakes. The research was published in Scientific Reports series at the end of December 2019. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study suggests an increase in DHA omega-3 intake can help lower the risk of aortic calcification among men
(Natural News) Calcification of any blood vessel is dangerous, but it’s especially bad if the condition affects the aorta, the body’s primary artery. Fortunately, a new study suggests taking omega-3 fatty acids to help reduce the severity of aortic calcification in men. An international team of researchers covered nearly 1,000 men in the United States... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diets and bone health: Can eating red meat prevent multiple sclerosis?
(Natural News) The link between certain diets and multiple sclerosis (MS) is an area of great interest among members of the MS community. While there are already established studies that point towards the beneficial effects of certain foods and dietary components like omega-3 fatty acids, there is not enough research to make a solid consensus... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidant use during chemotherapy risky for breast cancer patients
(SWOG) Breast cancer patients who take the dietary supplements known as antioxidants, as well as iron, vitamin B12, and omega-3 fatty acids, during chemotherapy may be at increased risk of disease recurrence and death, according to new study results appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA approves use of drug to reduce risk of cardiovascular events in certain adult patient groups
FDA expands the indication of Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) capsules to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events as an adjunct to maximally tolerated statin therapy in high-risk adult patients with elevated triglyceride levels. It is a fish oil-derived omega-3 fatty acid product indicated to reduce the (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - December 13, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

AHA News: Could Fish Oil Fight Inflammation?
THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Plentiful in foods like fish and flaxseed, omega-3 fatty acids have long been linked with cardiovascular health, and new research is looking at the biology behind how it might work. A... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Effects of Omega - 3 Fish Oil Mixed for ADHD Symptoms in Youth
Supplements may not improve cognitive symptoms in youth who have high endogenous EPA levels (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Effects of Omega-3 Fish Oil Mixed for ADHD Symptoms in Youth
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 -- The effect of omega-3 fish oil supplements on cognitive symptoms in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may vary according to endogenous levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA),... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Omega-3 Oils Boost Attention as Much as ADHD Drugs in Some Children Omega-3 Oils Boost Attention as Much as ADHD Drugs in Some Children
Omega-3 fish oil supplements can improve attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) just as much as drug treatments, but only in those whose blood levels of omega-3 are low, trial results showed on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 22, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Omega-3 fish oil doesn't reduce risk for early signs of colon cancer, study finds
In a trial results published in JAMA Oncology, researchers at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard found that adding 1 gram per day of omega-3s fish oils failed to reduce development of colon polyps. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Omega-3 supplements improved attention in some youths with ADHD
New research finds that omega-3 fish oil supplements can improve attention in youths with ADHD who have low — but not high — blood levels of omega-3. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Could Fish Oil Be an ADHD Remedy for Some Kids?
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2019 -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and low blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids might benefit from supplements, new research suggests. Fish oil supplements appeared to boost attention in these... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fish oil supplements could be 'as good as drugs' for treating some cases of ADHD
Researchers from King's College London trialled omega-3 supplements on 92 children with ADHD in Taiwan and found those with lower levels before supplementation had better focus afterwards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 oils boost attention as much as ADHD drugs in some children
Omega-3 fish oil supplements can improve attention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) just as much as drug treatments, but only in those whose blood levels of omega-3 are low, trial results showed on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Omega-3 shows protection against heart disease-related death, without prostate cancer risk
(Intermountain Medical Center) Intermountain research team identified 87 patients who were part of the Intermountain INSPIRE Registry and had developed prostate cancer. These patients were also tested for plasma levels of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which are two common omega-3 fatty acids. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 supplements can prevent inflammation
When it comes to lowering inflammation, a new study has found that neither omega-3 nor vitamin D supplements are as beneficial as researchers once thought. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

AHA: Vitamin D, Omega-3 Do Not Cut Heart Failure Hospitalization
THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Neither vitamin D nor marine omega-3 (n-3) fatty acid supplementation significantly reduces the rate of first heart failure hospitalization, according to a research letter published online Nov. 11 in Circulation to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Get to know the benefits of heart-healthy omega-3s
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in many healthy food sources, including fish, seeds and vegetables. While many people swear by their health benefits, it’s still worth understanding what exactly omega-3s are and how they help the body. A “good” kind of fat Omega-3 fatty acids are a major class of polyunsaturated fatty acids.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health in People With a Common Heart Disease
Title: AHA News: Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health in People With a Common Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - November 13, 2019 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

AHA News: Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health in People With a Common Heart Disease
TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids have drawn attention for their potential to keep people's thinking sharp as they age, and new research appears to support that notion for some heart patients. The study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D does not reduce kidney damage in type 2 diabetes
Neither vitamin D3 nor omega-3 fatty acid supplements cut CKD risk in people with type 2 diabetes over five years Related items fromOnMedica UK research reveals racial inequalities in diabetes care Statins of small and uncertain benefit in primary prevention Should we recognise obesity as a disease? Sugar not saturated fat is the major issue for CVD WHO dietary fat guidance fails to consider crucial evidence (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Omega-3, Vitamin D No Benefit for Kidney Function
Omega-3 and Vit D of No Benefit for Kidney Function in Diabetes (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Omega-3 and Vit D of No Benefit for Kidney Function in Diabetes Omega-3 and Vit D of No Benefit for Kidney Function in Diabetes
Neither vitamin D3 nor omega-3 fatty acids affected eGFR at 5 years in a sub-study of the VITAL trial. Doctors need to make it clear to patients that there are no benefits of these supplements, says author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

ASN: Vitamin D, Omega-3 Do Not Benefit Kidney Health in T2DM
FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 -- Supplementation with vitamin D3 or omega-3 fatty acids does not result in a significant difference in change in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) at five years versus placebo among adults with type 2 diabetes,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PUFAs: No Benefit for Anxiety, Depression Treatment, Prevention? PUFAs: No Benefit for Anxiety, Depression Treatment, Prevention?
There is no benefit of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids for the prevention/treatment of depression and anxiety. At least one expert cautioned against drawing any firm conclusions from the analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Omega 3 supplements do not reduce risk of systemic inflammation
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) An analysis of the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL) by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital indicates that neither vitamin D nor omega-3s were effective at reducing systemic inflammation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Omega 3 Supplements Do Not Reduce Risk of Systemic Inflammation
An analysis of the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL) by investigators at Brigham and Women ’s Hospital indicates that neither vitamin D nor omega-3s were effective at reducing systemic inflammation. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 7, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Omega-3 fats found in oily fish and nuts have little or no effect on curbing anxiety and depression
Scientists at the University of East Anglia in Norwich found omega-3s swung the risk of depression by just 1 per cent for depression and was equally as insignificant for anxiety. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polluted air and heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids may protect against the negative effects of air pollution
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients with a variety of benefits that boost general health, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and relieving inflammation. Now, recent evidence suggests that omega-3 intake can also fight the harmful effects of air pollution. A study published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology found that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Omega-3 intake helps reduce muscle stiffness and swelling after exercising
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids deliver many health benefits to the brain, heart, and other parts of the body. That list includes alleviating stiffness and swelling in strained muscles after an intense bout of physical exercise. Japanese researchers examined the effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplements on people who did plenty of exercise. In their study,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Omega - 3 Fatty Acids
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 22, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Psychiatry, Nutrition, FYI, Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Omega-3 Fatty Acids
-- Omega-3 fatty acids are essential elements that the body doesn't make on its own, says the Cleveland Clinic. Fish, plants and supplements are among the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids. For people who don't have a history of heart disease,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Omega-3 Fatty AcidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 22, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Researchers: Eating fatty fish can boost omega-3 levels and reduce heart disease risk
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are important nutrients that the human body needs. In fact, omega-3 intake has been linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. A recent study in the journal Nutrition Research supports this link as a team of researchers from the U.S. and Italy found that olive oil, fatty fish, and omega-3... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omtryg (Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters A Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 15, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Vitamins, omega-3 supplements may improve autism symptoms
(Reuters Health) - Children with autism who take supplements of vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids may have fewer symptoms than kids who don't, a research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ahiflower oil provides a balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids to maintain optimal health
(Natural News) Omega fatty acids are healthy fats that can provide numerous health benefits. Since your body can’t produce these dietary fats, you need to consume a balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids to maintain optimal health. Fatty fish are loaded with essential fatty acids, so incorporating these healthy fats into your diet shouldn’t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A good foundation: Research shows supplementing with omega-3s during pregnancy protects children from high blood pressure later in life
(Natural News) Pregnant moms may protect their children from high blood pressure later in life by eating oily fish or taking omega-3 supplements every day, according to a study published in the JAMA Network Open. The findings are important because the number of obese children in the U.S. who experience high blood pressure continues to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Omega-3 fish oil supplements may lower heart attack risk
An updated, pooled analysis of trial data links daily omega-3 fish oil supplements to lower risk of heart attack and death from cardiovascular disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Marine Omega-3 Supplements May Lower CVD Risk
TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 -- Marine omega-3 supplementation seems to lower the risk for myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, total CHD events, cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality, and total CVD events, according to a review... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news