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Omega-3 Reduces Anxiety And Inflammation In Healthy Students

A recent study gauging the impact of consuming more fish oil showed a marked reduction both in inflammation and, surprisingly, in anxiety among a cohort of healthy young people. The research, supported by the Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), was conducted by a team of scientists that has spent more […]

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High Percentage Of Omega-3s In The Blood May Boost Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

The largest study ever to examine the association of dietary fats and prostate cancer risk has found what is good for the heart may not be good for the prostate. Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving more than 3,400 men, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that men with the highest blood […]

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Canola Oil Protects Against Colon Cancer

A first-of-its-kind study of canola oil finds that it reduces the size and incidence of colon tumors in laboratory animals, a South Dakota State University scientist says. The research suggests using canola oil in household cooking may protect against colon cancer development. Distinguished professor Chandradhar Dwivedi, head of SDSU’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, led the […]

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Eskimo Diet Rich In Omega-3 Fats May Reduce Risk Of Obesity-Related Disease

A study of Yup’ik Eskimos in Alaska, who on average consume 20 times more omega-3 fats from fish than people in the lower 48 states, suggests that a high intake of these fats helps prevent obesity-related chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. The study, led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center […]

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A Deficiency Of Dietary Omega-3 May Explain Depressive Behaviors

How maternal essential fatty acid deficiency impact on its progeny is poorly understood. Dietary insufficiency in omega-3 fatty acid has been implicated in many disorders. Researchers from Inserm and INRA and their collaborators in Spain collaboration have studied mice fed on a diet low in omega-3 fatty acid. They discovered that reduced levels of omega-3 […]

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Essential Oil Pills Significantly Reduce The Symptoms Of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

A pill containing a mix of essential oils has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Researchers writing in BioMed Central’s open access journal Reproductive Health tested the tablets by carrying out a randomized, controlled trial in 120 women. This open access study is available for free. Check the end of […]

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