Omega-3 LCPUFA Status may Determine the Effectiveness of Supplemental B-Vitamin Intake in Decreasing the Rate of Cognitive Decline in Elderly People

This article at a glance Alzheimer’s Disease is an accelerated form of age-related cognitive decline characterized by brain atrophy. This study has uncovered a previously unknown association between higher omega-3 LCPUFA status and the potential for inhibition by supplemental B-vitamin intake of progressive brain atrophy in mild cognitive impairment in elderly people. The results of

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A Moderate Dose of Fish Oil: Beneficial for Drug-Resistant Partial-Onset Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) in which individuals experience epileptic seizures, displays of transient deregulated neural activity in one or both hemispheres. Epileptic activity displays as changes in sensory awareness and involuntary motor activation of specific body parts, which can occur with consciousness preserved, or with loss of consciousness. Seizures can

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Facilitating Transport of DHA into the Brain

The brain is rich in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). This fatty acid is a structural element for brain tissue, plays a number of important roles in neural development and plasticity, and protects the brain from inflammatory insult. The brain is relatively separated from the rest of the body by the presence of a blood-brain barrier, which

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Greater Brain and Hippocampus Volume with Higher Red Blood Cell EPA + DHA in Older Women

If you want to peer into the brain, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the instrument of choice. MRI is used for identifying and assessing brain changes in healthy aging, normal cognitive behavior, predicting Alzheimer’s disease, studying memory and intellectual development, understanding diverse other brain functions and much more. MRI studies have shown that structural changes

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