Fish oil derivative reduces depression

SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM. There is considerable evidence that fish oils help in combating depression and other mental illnesses. What is not quite clear is whether it is eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) or docosahexaenoic... Read more »

Low levels of EPA and DHA associated with depression

TAIPEI, TAIWAN. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious illness that by 2020 is expected to be the second leading cause of disability, second only to heart disease. Numerous studies have been... Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acids and depression

PAVIA, ITALY. A new study on the relationship of omega-3 fatty acids and depression has been reported, which examined patients not on psychiatric drugs. The subjects were female, between the age of... Read more »

Docosahexaenoic acid fights depression

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND. Researchers at the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism believe that the increasing rates of depression seen in North America over the last 100 years are due to a... Read more »