Fish oils help patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Fish Oils Contain Omega-3 Fatty Acid Called DHA MURRAYVILLE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. Dr. Robert Peers, an Australian family physician, reports on the case of a 77-year-old farmer diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (confirmed by... Read more »

Fish consumption slows mental decline

Consumption of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Were Not Associated With Impairments ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. Dutch researchers report an intriguing association between diet and the extent and rate of cognitive impairment in older men.... Read more »

Low docosahexaenoic acid levels and Alzheimer’s disease

DHA and Alzheimer’s Disease BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a major component of fish oils, is the most important fatty acid in the brain and retina and makes up more than 30%... Read more »

Dementia associated with low DHA levels

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Research GUELPH, CANADA. Dementia now affects about 47% of the population over 80 years of age in Western countries. The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease, a leading cause of... Read more »

Fish Oil and the Brain

Fish Oil Supplements Contain EPA and DHA PARIS, FRANCE. Several epidemiological studies have shown that a high dietary intake of linoleic acid and a low intake of fish oils (eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA]... Read more »

Fish oil protects against Alzheimer’s disease

DHA and Alzheimer’s Disease CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. High levels of the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are found in the more active areas of the brain including the cerebral cortex, mitochondria, synaptosomes,... Read more »

Fish oil slows down progression of mild Alzheimer’s disease

Fish Oil and Alzheimer’s Disease STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. There is substantial evidence that Alzheimer’s patients have significantly lower blood levels of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a main component of fish oil, than do normal... Read more »

DHA helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Taking a Fish Oil Supplement Raises DHA Levels BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Dementia is becoming increasingly common among elderly people. About 70% of all cases of the disorder are Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Advancing age,... Read more »

Fish oils halt cognitive decline

Fish Oil Contains EPA and DHA BILTHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS. Cognitive decline (memory loss and a decline in awareness and the ability to think, learn and judge) is often part of the aging... Read more »

DHA and Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention

Benefits of DHA NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a major component of fish oils, is an absolute requirement for the development of the human central nervous system and the continuous maintenance... Read more »