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.
Omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth of liver cancer cells

Omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth of liver cancer cells

Aspirin therapy offers equal heart-protection to both men and women

Aspirin therapy offers equal heart-protection to both men and women

Low-dose aspirin lowers potential for clot-forming blood cells - in both men and women

Low-dose aspirin lowers potential for clot-forming blood cells - in both men and women

Fatty acids such as those found in corn oil turn on genes that stimulate tumor growth

Fatty acids such as those found in corn oil turn on genes that stimulate tumor growth

Vaccine that targets nicotine rather than the brain's reaction to it

Vaccine that targets nicotine rather than the brain's reaction to it

New clue to understanding how fatty acids work in the brain

New clue to understanding how fatty acids work in the brain

Brain fatty acid levels linked to depression

Brain fatty acid levels linked to depression

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

Austrian researchers in a world first have successfully engineered an allergy vaccine

Austrian researchers in a world first have successfully engineered an allergy vaccine

Scientists have taken the first steps towards producing a sustainable and pure source of the healthy fats found in oily fish

Scientists have taken the first steps towards producing a sustainable and pure source of the healthy fats found in oily fish