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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.
Anti-inflammatory diets in COVID-19

Anti-inflammatory diets in COVID-19

Study shows cognitive effects of ready-to-use enhanced therapeutic food in malnourished children

Study shows cognitive effects of ready-to-use enhanced therapeutic food in malnourished children

New details on transport protein could help develop drugs for neurological diseases

New details on transport protein could help develop drugs for neurological diseases

Study sheds new light on the function of a sight-saving growth factor

Study sheds new light on the function of a sight-saving growth factor

Study elucidates how Omega-3 fatty acids poison tumor cells

Study elucidates how Omega-3 fatty acids poison tumor cells

How the decline in fish biodiversity is affecting human nutrition

How the decline in fish biodiversity is affecting human nutrition

Fish oil supplementation during pregnancy leads to improved memory in children

Fish oil supplementation during pregnancy leads to improved memory in children

Study shows DHA can reduce early preterm births

Study shows DHA can reduce early preterm births

Study raises more concerns about the use of combined EPA/DHA through supplements

Study raises more concerns about the use of combined EPA/DHA through supplements

Vegan diet has a broad effect on children's metabolism, study reveals

Vegan diet has a broad effect on children's metabolism, study reveals

Fish oil supplements not associated with increases in  bad cholesterol

Fish oil supplements not associated with increases in bad cholesterol

Lipid storm in severe COVID-19 linked to high COX/LOX pathway activity

Lipid storm in severe COVID-19 linked to high COX/LOX pathway activity

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

STRENGTH trial: Fish oil-based medication did not decrease risk of cardiac events

STRENGTH trial: Fish oil-based medication did not decrease risk of cardiac events

Foods rich in omega-3 EPA & ALA improve outcomes in people who suffered serious heart attack

Foods rich in omega-3 EPA & ALA improve outcomes in people who suffered serious heart attack

Researchers discover novel protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Researchers discover novel protocol to detect lipid production in microalgae

Omega-3 intake is associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease events

Omega-3 intake is associated with reduced risk of coronary heart disease events

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