Fish oil supplementation does not increase bleeding tendency

OSLO, NORWAY. A group of Norwegian medical researchers reports that fish oil supplementation does not increase the bleeding tendency in heart disease patients receiving aspirin or warfarin. The study involved 511 patients... Read more »

Fish prevents stroke

Fish, Fish Oil and Stroke Risk in Men BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Several studies have shown that regular fish consumption helps protect against stroke. It is not clear, however, whether fish consumption protects against... Read more »

Fish oils and manic-depressive illness

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Manic-depressive illness (bipolar disorder) is a common, severe mental illness involving repeated episodes of depression, mania (rapid mood changes, hyperactivity, and excessive cheerfulness) or both. It is usually treated with... Read more »

Fish oils alleviate schizophrenia symptoms

Fish Oils Contain EPA and DHA SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by such symptoms as delusions, hallucinations, emotional blunting, and social withdrawal. There is growing evidence that... Read more »

Fish oil supplementation helps schizophrenia patients

OXFORD, UK. The Cochrane Library, a prestigious medical think-tank dedicated to the development of evidence-based medicine, has just released a review of the evidence concerning the use of polyunsaturated fatty acids (fish... Read more »

EPA cures schizophrenia

LONDON, UK. There is evidence that schizophrenia is associated with an abnormal metabolism of unsaturated fatty acids in both blood plasma and red blood cells. This abnormality, in turn, is associated with... Read more »

Fatty acid profile linked to depression

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA. Depression is becoming increasingly prevalent in Western society. Some researchers believe that part of the reason for this can be traced to major dietary changes which have taken place over... Read more »

DHA levels linked to suicide and violence

Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation May Affect Mood BETHESDA, MARYLAND. Several studies have found a link between low cholesterol levels and an increased tendency to violence, suicide, and depression. Scientists at the National... Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency linked to depression

SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM. The composition of cell membranes has a profound effect on membrane-related proteins such as enzymes and receptors and there is considerable evidence that cell membrane structure is a significant... Read more »

Fish consumption and depression

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND. Dr. Joseph Hibbeln, a researcher at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports in a letter to The Lancetthat he has found a convincing correlation between fish consumption... Read more »