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

Omega-3 fatty acids can treat male infertility
(Natural News) A systematic review supports the claim that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids may treat male infertility. The review, which was published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, found that omega-3 fatty acids can significantly improve sperm motility and concentration of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in seminal plasma in infertile men. Researchers in Australia and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More fish consumption and omega-3 supplementation needed to push the omega-3 index to 8 percent
(Wright On Marketing& Communications) A new study published in Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Essential Fatty Acids shows that people likely need to eat more fish and take an omega-3 supplement to reach a cardioprotective Omega-3 Index level of 8 percent or higher. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, helping prevent depression
(Natural News) When you think of ways to deal with depression, what comes to mind? For many people, the answer is antidepressants. However, their scary side effects are enough to put a lot of people off, so many others try natural treatments like yoga and meditation. One way of addressing depression that may not come... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How much omega-3 should you get each day?
The amount of omega-3 a person needs each day depends on their age and sex. People with certain health conditions, including heart disease, depression, and cancer, may benefit from taking extra omega-3. Learn more about how much omega-3 to take each day here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

New research proposes target omega-3 DHA level for pregnant women
(Wright On Marketing& Communications) A new scientific paper has, for the first time, proposed an omega-3 DHA target blood level of 5 percent or higher for pregnant women who want to reduce their risk of preterm birth. Published in the December edition of Nutrients, authors Kristina Harris Jackson, Ph.D., R.D., and William S. Harris, Ph.D., discuss the ramifications of low DHA levels among pregnant women and why they need to strive for a DHA level of 5 percent or above. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D and Omega-3 Supplements for Preventing Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases
Dr. Manson discusses the results of the recently published VITAL study that tested whether vitamin D or omega-3 supplements could be effective for primary prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - January 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH Source Type: news

These fish test high for mercury... are you poisoning yourself at dinner?
(Natural News) When you hear about the many health benefits you can enjoy when you consume lots of fish –particularly omega-3 fatty acids – it’s tempting to try to eat as much of it as possible. However, one issue that is holding many people back from upping their fish intake is mercury contamination. Mercury is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular disease risk linked to lack of sleep
People who slept for less than six hours a night at increased risk of atherosclerosis Related items fromOnMedica Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Diabetes risk lower with high intake of fruit and veg Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets Obesity associated with worse mortality and higher CVD risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Feeling down and moody? Lift your spirits by taking fish oil supplements
(Natural News) Fish oil supplements are among the most popular dietary supplements, mainly for their ability to lower the risk of heart disease, thanks to the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil. However, it’s not just the heart that benefits from taking fish oils — these fatty acids are also beneficial for maintaining healthy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People who lack DHA are more prone to anger and hostility, studies show
(Natural News) If you find yourself in a crabby mood most of the time, it could be your body’s way of telling you that you’re not getting enough of a specific nutrient. According to research, people who do not consume enough of the omega-3 fatty acid called DHA are prone to various risk factors —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endocannabinoids: Molecules that are formed when your body metabolizes omega-3s inhibit cancer growth
(Natural News) Consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids can protect your body from all kinds of diseases. A newly published study by Illinois-based researchers asserted the anti-cancer potential of a newly-discovered class of metabolic products derived from these nutrients. The potential anticancer molecules are called endocannabinoids. The body synthesizes them through natural means. As their name indicated,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 delicious foods that contain high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids
(Natural News) The different types of food that you eat can have a big impact on your body. Certain superfoods and healing foods can be greatly beneficial in helping treat your chronic conditions and health problems. One such health problem is arthritis, which is characterized by the inflammation of one or more of your joints.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain 100 fold
(University of Illinois at Chicago) Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago report that adding a lysophospholipid form of EPA (LPC-EPA) to the diet can increase levels of EPA in the brain 100-fold in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Preventing dementia: do vitamin and mineral supplements have a role?
In thisEvidently Cochrane blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the latest evidence on vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing dementia or at least slowing cognitive decline. Can they really help?" I have a clear memory of watching a tv drama with my mum, when I was about fifteen. As we watched a vivid portrayal of a middle-aged woman struggling to cope with her mother, declining with dementia, Mum voiced a fervent hope that she would never be like that. With her own mother enjoying good health in her nineties, the possibility must have seemed as remote to her as middle age did to me. But now I am there, and so is my mu...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Omega-3 supplementation lessens symptoms of depression in people with chronic heart failure
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for overall health, are now associated with improved symptoms of depression in patients with chronic heart failure. This finding was based on the results of a recent American study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In this research, the scientists also found a lower incidence of other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less than half of over-40s opt for free NHS health check
Some 15 million people eligible in past five years, says NHS England Related items fromOnMedica Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets Decade on, still not clear what overall health benefits of NHS Health Check are New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Public urged to check their ‘heart age’ to prevent premature death Omega 3 from seafood linked to healthier ageing (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids found to suppress the growth and spread of breast cancer
(Natural News) Omega 3 fatty acids are highly regarded for their health benefits. Whether it’s boosting brain function, supporting joint health or keeping your skin smooth, omega 3 fats are up to the task. Studies have even shown that the fatty acids can help prevent cancer. In fact, a new study recently published by scientists... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating more omega-3-rich food may lower inflammation and arthritis pain
(Natural News) Making simple dietary changes can greatly improve your health. Eating more foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fewer foods high in omega-6 fatty acids can reduce inflammation and arthritis pain, according to a study published in the Clinical Journal of Pain. For the study, researchers assessed 167 adults with knee arthritis. They... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 12 foods to boost brain function
The diet can have a significant impact on the brain's function. A brain-healthy diet, rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, can boost memory and learning while staving off neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease. Here, we look at the evidence for some of the best brain foods. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Having trouble sleeping? Research shows the soporific benefits of omega-3
(Natural News) Sleep is needed for optimal health, but most people prioritize other things like work or school over this. Millions of people around the world don’t get the amount of sleep that the body needs to function properly. This can have short- and long-term effects on a person’s health, including memory issues, mood swings, poor concentration,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 Meds Not Effective After MI, EMA Panel Concludes Omega-3 Meds Not Effective After MI, EMA Panel Concludes
EMA review finds omega-3 fatty acid medicines are not effective for secondary prevention after myocardial infarction and rules they should no longer be authorized for such use.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Icosapent Ethyl Effective in Lowering Cardiovascular Risk
What impact does this highly purified form of omega-3 fatty acid have on cardiovascular events? Authors of the REDUCE-IT trial sought to find out.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - December 12, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

High intake of omega-3 found to significantly reduce depression in people with cardiac problems
This study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology’s Heart Failure, found that people with a high omega-3 index had a much lower risk of cognitive depression than those who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to smoke fish when you're off the grid
(Natural News) Fish is an excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids for preppers living off the grid. However, once you’ve caught your fish, how should you go about cooking and preserving it? Here is an easy guide on how to smoke fish. (h/t to BioPrepper.com) First, you’ll need your fish. Make sure your fish... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Podcast: Omega-3 fatty acid addition during pregnancy
Omega-3 fats are the subject of more than two dozen Cochrane Reviews for conditions including cardiovascular health, dementia and gastrointestinal problems. In November 2018, the review on the effects on preterm birth when these are taken by pregnant women was updated. The review was led by Associate Professor Philippa Middleton and Professor Maria Makrides, from the Healthy Mothers Babies and Children theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. Professor Makrides tells us about the latest evidence." In Australia, about 1 in 12 babies are born prematurely, this means that they are born more th...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news