Arachidonic Acid News and Research

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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.
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

Study investigates possible links between sleep and omega-3 DHA fatty acid status in healthy children

Study investigates possible links between sleep and omega-3 DHA fatty acid status in healthy children

Study examines correlation between polyunsaturated fatty acids in blood and risk of PTSD

Study examines correlation between polyunsaturated fatty acids in blood and risk of PTSD

Sinai Hospital reports results from Phase 2a trial of apo A-I infusion therapy CSL112

Sinai Hospital reports results from Phase 2a trial of apo A-I infusion therapy CSL112

Changes in national diets linked to dramatic rise in AD prevalence in Japan and developing countries

Changes in national diets linked to dramatic rise in AD prevalence in Japan and developing countries

Infants fed with DHA-enriched formula score better intelligence in early childhood

Infants fed with DHA-enriched formula score better intelligence in early childhood

Study: Children who were breastfed in infancy more likely to recover from stuttering

Study: Children who were breastfed in infancy more likely to recover from stuttering

Novel protein could lead to development of new drugs to treat variety of cancers

Novel protein could lead to development of new drugs to treat variety of cancers

UC Davis scientists find mechanism in metabolized omega-3 fatty acid that helps combat cancer

UC Davis scientists find mechanism in metabolized omega-3 fatty acid that helps combat cancer

Gene variant boosts ulcer susceptibility in NSAID users

Gene variant boosts ulcer susceptibility in NSAID users

Docosahexaenoic acid levels reduced in bipolar disorder patients

Docosahexaenoic acid levels reduced in bipolar disorder patients

Study on genetic capacity of diverse populations to make critical PUFAs

Study on genetic capacity of diverse populations to make critical PUFAs

Scientists discover first selective inhibitors of DAGL enzymes

Scientists discover first selective inhibitors of DAGL enzymes

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

New DHA and ARA source suitable for supplementation of infant formulas

New DHA and ARA source suitable for supplementation of infant formulas

Researchers map processes that power health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

Researchers map processes that power health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

Study confirms that COX-2 inhibitors predispose people to cardiovascular disease

Study confirms that COX-2 inhibitors predispose people to cardiovascular disease

New imaging tool reveals subtle changes in breast tissue

New imaging tool reveals subtle changes in breast tissue