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Docosahexaenoic acid or DHA is an omega-3 essential fatty acid. DHA is the most abundant essential fatty acid (polyunsaturated fatty acids, PUFAs) in the brain and retina.
Research unlocks key mechanism in the communication between brain cells during stroke

Research unlocks key mechanism in the communication between brain cells during stroke

Higher doses of omega-3 supplements may be needed for averting cognitive decline

Higher doses of omega-3 supplements may be needed for averting cognitive decline

Study finds mechanism by which fish consumption reduces cardiovascular disease risk

Study finds mechanism by which fish consumption reduces cardiovascular disease risk

Bioactive lipids are key for diagnosis and treatment of cardiac repair after heart attack

Bioactive lipids are key for diagnosis and treatment of cardiac repair after heart attack

Dietary supplements are effective and low-cost means to fight COVID-19

Dietary supplements are effective and low-cost means to fight COVID-19

Higher serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil associated with lower cardiovascular events

Higher serum EPA levels from prescription fish oil associated with lower cardiovascular events

Methylmercury exposure can attenuate the cardioprotective effects of fish

Methylmercury exposure can attenuate the cardioprotective effects of fish

'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye

'Methylation clock' gene found to have functional role in aging of the eye

Omega-3 supplement continues to protect heart health without increasing prostate cancer risk

Omega-3 supplement continues to protect heart health without increasing prostate cancer risk

Eating fish in pregnancy could improve attentiveness in children

Eating fish in pregnancy could improve attentiveness in children

Fish oils have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes

Fish oils have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes

Role of choline and docosahexaenoic acid in maternal and infant nutrition

Role of choline and docosahexaenoic acid in maternal and infant nutrition

Clinical study shows tolerability and safety of investigational drug in boys with DMD

Clinical study shows tolerability and safety of investigational drug in boys with DMD

Phase 1 data reinforce safety profile of new drug for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Phase 1 data reinforce safety profile of new drug for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Increasing omega-3 fatty acid intake during pregnancy reduces risk of premature birth, review finds

Increasing omega-3 fatty acid intake during pregnancy reduces risk of premature birth, review finds

Vanteres announces new evidence demonstrating role of LPC-DHA in fetal brain development

Vanteres announces new evidence demonstrating role of LPC-DHA in fetal brain development

Research shows link between high blood levels of omega-3s and better brain function in children

Research shows link between high blood levels of omega-3s and better brain function in children

Low concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids may be a strong risk factor for preterm birth

Low concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids may be a strong risk factor for preterm birth

Reduced plasmalogen level may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Reduced plasmalogen level may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Review: Omega 3 supplements do not reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death

Review: Omega 3 supplements do not reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death