Fish and olive oils prevent migraines in adolescents

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND. Recurrent migraine headaches are a frequent complaint among teenagers and so far no really effective treatment has been developed. This may now be about to change. Researchers at Brown... Read more »

DHA helps control aggressive behaviour

Fatty Acids and Mood TOYAMA, JAPAN. DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a major component in fish oil capsules, is the most abundant fatty acid in the brain. It is becoming increasingly clear that a... Read more »

Fish oil helps combat childhood depression

Depression in Children BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL. It is estimated that 2-4% of children suffer from major depressive disorder sometimes leading to substance abuse or suicide. Israeli researchers now report that fish oils are... Read more »

Autism linked to DHA deficiency

Is There an Association between Autism and a DHA Deficiency? TOURS, FRANCE. Autism is a developmental disorder primarily affecting communication ability and social, cognitive, and imaginative development. Brain development is intimately linked... Read more »

Fatty acid deficiency linked to autism

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. The prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) such as autism and Asperger’s syndrome (ASP) has increased dramatically over the past 10 years and may now affect as many as 6... Read more »

Fish oil may benefit autistic children

What are Symptoms of Autism? VIENNA, AUSTRIA. Autism (autistic spectrum disorder) is characterized by severe tantrums, aggression, self-injurious behaviour, hyperactivity, and repetitive behaviour (stereotypy). The condition is often treated with medications like... Read more »