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Arachidonic acid is an omega-6 fatty acid that is present in the phospholipids (especially phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylinositides) of membranes of the body's cells, and is abundant in the brain. It is the counterpart to the saturated arachidic acid found in peanut oil.
Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Scientists discover the change in activity of neutrophils during cancer development

Scientists discover the change in activity of neutrophils during cancer development

Clinical trial examines impact of high-dose omega-3 and vitamin D on halting type 1 diabetes

Clinical trial examines impact of high-dose omega-3 and vitamin D on halting type 1 diabetes

New studies on fat cell filling, history of biochemistry, and ketogenic diet

New studies on fat cell filling, history of biochemistry, and ketogenic diet

Study shows that omega-6 fatty acids could protect against premature death

Study shows that omega-6 fatty acids could protect against premature death

Study offers new hope to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision

Study offers new hope to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Researchers block common siren call of glioblastoma and metastatic breast cancer

Children with high blood levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids less likely to develop asthma or rhinitis

Children with high blood levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids less likely to develop asthma or rhinitis

Fish oil component provides long-term preconditioning protection for vision cells

Fish oil component provides long-term preconditioning protection for vision cells

Targeting acid metabolite reduces size and spread of breast cancer

Targeting acid metabolite reduces size and spread of breast cancer

Acetaminophen may be effective treatment option for acute mountain sickness

Acetaminophen may be effective treatment option for acute mountain sickness

Research shows how Ohr enzyme plays central role in bacterial anti-oxidant defense

Research shows how Ohr enzyme plays central role in bacterial anti-oxidant defense

Certain fatty acids may increase diabetes risk in women, study finds

Certain fatty acids may increase diabetes risk in women, study finds

Omega-3 PUFA biomarkers demonstrate benefits for fatal CHD

Omega-3 PUFA biomarkers demonstrate benefits for fatal CHD

Omega-3 rich diet during pregnancy has no effect on weight of babies

Omega-3 rich diet during pregnancy has no effect on weight of babies

Omega-6 fatty acids can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Omega-6 fatty acids can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Abide Therapeutics begins Phase 1a study of ABX-1431 investigational endocannabinoid system modulator

Abide Therapeutics begins Phase 1a study of ABX-1431 investigational endocannabinoid system modulator

Laurent reports positive topline results from LAU-7b Phase 1b trial in adult CF patients

Laurent reports positive topline results from LAU-7b Phase 1b trial in adult CF patients

Study compares breast and bottle fed infants

Study compares breast and bottle fed infants

Researchers analyze existing cohort studies and randomized trials on coronary risk and fatty acid intake

Researchers analyze existing cohort studies and randomized trials on coronary risk and fatty acid intake