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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.
Researchers unravel a novel molecular target of eicosapentaenoic acid

Researchers unravel a novel molecular target of eicosapentaenoic acid

Evidence for a specific anti-inflammatory metabolic signature in long-COVID

Evidence for a specific anti-inflammatory metabolic signature in long-COVID

Increased docosahexaenoic acid intake may lower risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Increased docosahexaenoic acid intake may lower risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

People with higher blood DHA levels are 49% less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, study shows

People with higher blood DHA levels are 49% less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, study shows

Consuming about 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids may lead to modest blood pressure reduction

Consuming about 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids may lead to modest blood pressure reduction

Algal metabolites as novel drugs against viruses

Algal metabolites as novel drugs against viruses

SARS-CoV-2 patients exhibit high specialized pro-resolving molecule serum levels

SARS-CoV-2 patients exhibit high specialized pro-resolving molecule serum levels

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