Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat
At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty acids in the animals' meat. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about omega-3 fatty acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are present in foods such as fish. Their potential benefits include reducing inflammation and heart disease risk. Adversely, omega-3s may cause bleeding problems if someone is on certain medication. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

CVS Will Only Sell Supplements That Have Been Third-Party Tested for Safety
CVS Pharmacy announced May 15 that it will only sell vitamins and supplements that have been third-party-tested for safety and label accuracy, in an effort to bring order to the notoriously under-regulated world of health and dietary aids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not vet the contents of vitamins and supplements. The agency primarily intervenes when problems are reported and a product needs to be removed from the market, so supplements can hit stores bearing their manufacturer’s unchecked claims. Studies have shown that many supplements for sale—particularly those intended for weight-loss&mdas...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized CVS Diet/Nutrition Supplements Vitamins Source Type: news

What you need to know about omega-3, 6 and 9
(Natural News) Omega fatty acids are made up of three different types – omega-3s, omega-6s, and omega-9s. Each of these types of fatty acids exert different effects on human health. Although omega-3 fatty acids are definitely beneficial for humans, large amounts of omega-6s can be unhealthy while omega-9s can be useful but are easily acquired anyway. Most “non-essential” types of fat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals that pregnant French women have "very low" omega-3 levels that may negatively affect infant health
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the most important nutrients that a woman needs during pregnancy. These healthy fats are known to improve the growth and development of the baby in her womb. However, a recent study found that the daily omega-3 consumption of pregnant women living in France is significantly lower than the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-based diet linked to lower risk of heart failure
We should prioritise heart failure prevention as it is so debilitating, costly and hard to treat Related items fromOnMedica Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Physical activity might offset harms of time spent sitting Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Physical activity might offset harms of time spent sitting
Reducing sitting time and increasing activity levels both important in reducing CVD mortality Related items fromOnMedica Plant-based diet linked to lower risk of heart failure Heart disease and stroke deaths plummet in Scotland Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised CHD and stroke risk seriously elevated with just one daily cigarette (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Omega-3s are a potent way to treat depression without resorting to dangerous prescription medications
(Natural News) There are many natural ways to remedy poor mood and depression that do not involve the use of pharmaceutical drugs. One of these alternative approaches is to eat larger amounts of healthy foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Scientific research shows that the intake of omega-3 fatty acids in a diet influences the risk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, hypothyroidism could lower risk of T-zone lymphoma in dogs
(Morris Animal Foundation) Dogs that receive omega-3 fatty acid supplements or have hypothyroidism may be less likely to develop T-zone lymphoma (TZL). Those are two findings from Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Colorado State University, who studied associations of environment and health history of the disease among golden retrievers. They published their results in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Omega-3s May Ease Asthma Symptoms
High levels of omega-6 fatty acids in the diet, on the other hand, may make childhood asthma worse. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Oils and Fats Children and Childhood Asthma Omega-3 Fatty Acids Air Pollution Source Type: news

High Prenatal Omega - 6:Omega - 3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
Higher prenatal n - 6:n - 3 ratio in cord plasma linked to a higher ADHD score at age 7 years, but not at age 4 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 30, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

New Link Between Mom-to-Be's Diet, Child's ADHD
Researchers found a link between levels of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in umbilical cord blood and ADHD at age 7. The fatty acids play an important role in the structure and function of the central nervous system. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Prenatal Omega-6:Omega-3 Ratio Linked to ADHD at Age 7
FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- A higher prenatal omega-6:omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid ratio in cord plasma is associated with a higher attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) index score for the child at age 7 years, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dietary Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Pediatric Asthma Morbidity
FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- Intake of omega-3 and omega-6 is associated with pediatric asthma morbidity and may modify the response to indoor particulate matter (PM), according to a study published online March 29 in the American Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers say consuming fish oils is linked to lower insulin-promoted breast cancer risk
(Natural News) Breast cancer is among the most studied diseases, and scientists are hard at work coming up with ways to prevent it. A team of researchers from China explored the effects of omega-3 fatty acids on lowering insulin levels – one of the risk factors for breast cancer. The researchers tested the ability of omega-3... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mothers who eat diets full of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids raise risk of ADHD symptoms in kids
A new study from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health found that pregnant women who ate diet full of salmon, eggs and nuts increase the risk of children having ADHD symptoms by at least 13%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?
Nutritional psychiatrists counsel patients on how better eating may be another tool in helping to ease depression and anxiety and may lead to better mental health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD SCHIFFMAN Tags: Diet and Nutrition Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Brain Omega-3 Fatty Acids Anxiety and Stress Cooking and Cookbooks Vegetables Source Type: news

Maternal diet during pregnancy may modulate the risk of ADHD symptoms in children
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) A study published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggest that the risk of a child developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be modulated by the mother's diet during pregnancy. The research analysed samples of umbilical cord plasma to quantify the levels of omega-6 and omega-3 that reach the foetus. The analysis showed a higher omega-6:omega-3 ratio to be associated with a higher risk of ADHD symptoms at seven years of age. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

omega-3-acid ethyl esters (Lovaza)
Title: omega-3-acid ethyl esters (Lovaza)Category: MedicationsCreated: 11/10/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - March 21, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

New research shows people with PAD could have an omega-3 deficiency
(Wright On Marketing& Communications) New research published in the March 18 edition of Lipids showed that people who have peripheral artery disease (PAD) have a lower Omega-3 Index compared to those who don't have the disease. Because PAD is essentially atherosclerosis of the leg arteries, researchers in this study believe that patients with PAD may have an omega-3 fatty acid deficiency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Even low amounts of exercise are beneficial
But longer and/or more vigorous activity is associated with a greater reduction in mortality Related items fromOnMedica Moderate exercise improves over-50s ’ brain health New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality GPs should advise exercise for patients with chronic disease Recent intense activity in teens linked to healthier metabolic profile Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about cod
Cod contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and protein. This makes it a very beneficial food source. Learn more about the health benefits of eating cod here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Amarin's Vascepa cuts occurrence of serious heart problems 30 percent: study
A high dose of Amarin Corp's Omega-3 drug Vascepa significantly reduced the occurrence of first and subsequent heart attacks, strokes and other serious heart problems in high-risk patients already taking cholesterol medication by even more than initially reported, according to data presented on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Prescription Fish Oil Pill Vascepa Lowers Heart Attack Risk in Those Already on Statins
MONDAY, March 18, 2019 -- Patients who have high triglycerides and take cholesterol-lowering statins to lower their risk for heart attack or stroke can cut that risk by another 30 percent by adding a high-dose omega-3 fatty acid pill, investigators... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Icosapent Ethyl Drug Reduces Risk of Recurrent Cardiovascular Events
Further insights from the REDUCE-IT trial show that high-dose, pure and stable EPA omega 3 drug not only reduces the burden of first cardiovascular events but also subsequent and total heart attacks, strokes, and other measures (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - March 18, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Omega-3s found to benefit children diagnosed with behavioral disorders
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids are best known for their heart-healthy benefits. However, a recent study has found that they can also help boost mental health, especially in children with behavioral disorders. Published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, the study reports that supplementing children with behavioral disorders with omega-3 fatty acids can help improve their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts contain 4 to 15x more vitamin E than other nuts
(Natural News) The next time you have to pick one type of nut for snacks, go for walnuts. A study showed that consuming the edible seeds can help protect you from heart diseases, thanks to their high levels of polyphenols, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids. Researchers at the University of Scranton (Scranton) evaluated nine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritional supplements do NOT help stave off depression
The Exeter University study of 1,000 people found the supplements, which contained folic acid, vitamin D, omega-3 fish oils, zinc and selenium, worked no better than the placebos. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS doctor says food can be part of the solution to a low mood, as he shares his recipes 
DR RUPY AUJLA: Research suggests omega-3 fatty acids can improve mental health, and that’s why I’m a big fan of recipes including nuts, seeds and extra-virgin olive oil. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Fish oils found to treat asthma by reducing formation of inflammatory proteins
(Natural News) Could fish oil really help treat asthma? New research has indicated that may just be the case. Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center have reportedly made a shocking discovery about omega-3 fatty acids, and what purpose they may be able to serve for asthma patients. Their research, which was published in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Cancer or CVD Risk? Can Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Cancer or CVD Risk?
Gerald Chodak discusses new data on omega-3 fatty acid and vitamin D supplementation, and the risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Moms, add more leucine and omega-3s to your diet to boost antioxidant levels in your children's liver
(Natural News) Expectant mothers need a wide range of nutrients for them and their child to stay healthy. Fortunately, there are many supplements that can help them achieve proper nutrition. In a study by researchers from the University of Campinas in Sao Paulo, Brazil, they found that supplementing a maternal diet with leucine and omega-3 is beneficial for the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 supplements during pregnancy may protect children from high blood pressure
Studying obese children under the age of six, researchers at the University of Kansas found some did not have the typical spike in systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom's Prenatal Fish Oil Might Help Kids' Blood Pressure Later
FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 -- Obese young children may have less risk for high blood pressure if their mother took the omega-3 fatty acid DHA -- found in fish oil -- during pregnancy, new research suggests. The findings could be important since rising... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood
(University of Kansas) A clinical trial at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center finds pregnant mothers who daily consumed 600 milligrams of DHA -- an omega-3 fatty acid -- protected their offspring from the blood pressure-elevating effects of excessive weight in early childhood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 22, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Best supplements: Four reasons you need omega 3 in your diet - should you take supplements
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: The supplements market is becoming bigger and bigger, with many people taking them in the hope of achieving optimum health. Omega 3 is an ‘essential fatty acid’ that experts recommend we include in our diets, but many people don’t get enough of it. So should you take supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Four reasons you need omega 3 - should you take supplements?
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: The supplements market is becoming bigger and bigger, with many people taking them in the hope of achieving optimum health. Omega 3 is an ‘essential fatty acid’ that experts recommend we include in our diets, but many people don’t get enough of it. So should you take supplements? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why organic is always better: Milk from grass-fed cows contain as much as 50% more omega-3s
(Natural News) Thinking of going organic? Here’s one of the things you can get: more “healthy” fats. Evidence shows that organic milk and grass-fed meat contain 50 percent more omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk and grain-fed meat. These findings are based on literature reviews of existing data from 67 studies on meat and 196... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best home remedies for arthritis
Many home remedies can help relieve arthritis symptoms, including yoga, massage, and omega-3 fatty acids. Learn more about these and other home remedies for arthritis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Omega-3 intake found to substantially slow brain "aging" by boosting nutrient circulation to memory-related brain regions
(Natural News) We might not be able to stop the process of aging, but there are some things we can do to age in the healthiest manner possible. Researchers have now found evidence that healthy brain aging can be promoted by consuming the right proportion of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. In a pair of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome to suppress colon cancer cell growth
(Natural News) Walnuts (Juglans regia) are popular among vegans because these nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, walnuts are full of nutrients that can help boost brain and cardiovascular health. But according to a study, walnuts can also help optimize the gut microbiome “to suppress colon cancer cell growth.” To date, colon cancer is the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alirocumab (Praluent) Gets New Indication in Europe Alirocumab (Praluent) Gets New Indication in Europe
The European CHMP has also started a review of bleeding risks with the new oral anticoagulant agents and is reexamining its previous recommendation against use of omega 3 fatty acids after MI.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Alirocumab (Praluent) to Get   New Indication in Europe Alirocumab (Praluent) to Get   New Indication in Europe
The European CHMP has also started a review of bleeding risks with the new oral anticoagulant agents and is reexamining its previous recommendation against use of omega 3 fatty acids after MI.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Former Government advisor claims millions of customers are buying useless supplements
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Paul Clayton, based in the US, said customers are out of pocket with products that don't work. Many buy into the 'hype' of omega 3, vitamin C and multivitamins, he said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World Heart Month
In North America and elsewhere, February is   marked as'Heart Month'- a time to bring attention to the importance of cardiovascular health, and what we can to reduce our risk of cardiovascular disease.TheCochrane Heart Group was established in 1998. Its   aim is to prepare, maintain and promote the access of systematic reviews of the effect of interventions for treating ischaemic and all other heart diseases and preventing cardiovascular diseases. They have over 30 editors and nearly 1,000 authors. Their wide membership includes clinicians, researchers, and healthcare consumers who share an interest in generating...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

No Asthma Benefit Seen With n3PUFA in Overweight Teens
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 -- Omega-3 fatty acid (n3PUFA) supplements do not appear to improve asthma control in teens and young adults who are overweight or obese, according to a study published online Jan. 25 in the Annals of the American Thoracic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug shows promise to treat diet-induced osteoarthritis
(Queensland University of Technology) Scientists from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia, have found that a drug derived from omega-3 fatty acids can reduce osteoarthritis inflammation that's been caused by a high-fat diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 29, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Supplementing with omega-3 can improve sperm motility and quality of seminal plasma
(Natural News) Researchers in Australia and Iran have confirmed that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids may treat male infertility. In their review, which was published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, they found that omega-3 fatty acids can significantly improve sperm motility and concentration of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in seminal plasma in infertile men. In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical-Fish-Skin Company Kerecis Hires Stephen DiBiasio as Executive Vice President
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 25, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Industry veteran Stephen DiBiasio is the new executive vice president of Kerecis, the company pioneering the use of intact fish skin for the regeneration of human wounds and tissue... Regenerative Medicine, Wound Care, Personnel Kerecis, fish skin, Omega3 Wound, Omega3 Burn (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news