17-Apr-2023 By Stephen Daniells
Dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids may help reducing excessive aggression in children and youth, says a new meta-analysis of 22 studies, including 16 were randomized controlled trials.
12-Jun-2017 By Stephen Daniells
Improving a mother-to-be’s ratio of omega-3s to omega-6s may boost birth weight of the infant and increase the duration of pregnancy, says a new study.
24-Jun-2016 By Will Chu
Cardiac surgery patients given omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) beforehand found their hospital stay reduced by up to 2.4 days, an analysis has suggested.
21-Jun-2016 By Stephen Daniells
People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may benefits from daily omega-3 supplements, says a new study from Japan.
13-May-2016 By Stephen Daniells
Increased serum levels of the long chain omega-3s EPA, DPA, and DHA are associated with better performance on neuropsychological tests in older men and women, says a new study.
22-Mar-2016 By Annie Harrison-Dunn
Omega-3 content is a neglected issue when formulating products to combat severe acute malnutrition in children, say international researchers.
13-Jan-2016 By Stephen Daniells
Teenagers with higher blood levels of omega-3s may have better information processing speeds, compared with those with lower levels, says a new study.
Omega-3 supplements may significantly reduce levels of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9), a protein linked to LDL cholesterol production, says a new study.
24-Apr-2015 By Stephen DANIELLS
Feeding infants an omega-3-supplemented formula led to longer and heavier children, compared to a control formula, says a study funded by Mead Johnson Nutrition and the National Institutes of Health.
16-Apr-2015 By Nathan Gray
Maternal deprivation of essential omega-3 fatty acids has a significant impact on the development of the brain, in particular dendrite maturation and synaptic connectivity, say researchers.
02-Apr-2015 By Nathan Gray
Supplementation with DHA omega-3 in lactating women increases breast milk levels of the essential fatty acid, and could help infants achieve a better omega 3:6 ratio, finds new research from Abbot Nutrition.
18-Aug-2014 By Oliver Nieburg
Skin hydrating sea buckthorn oil supplements may also combat vaginal dryness, according to research commissioned by Finnish firm Aromtech.
20-Jan-2014 By Stephen DANIELLS
A combination of omega-3s and antioxidants may significantly reduce dry eye symptoms, including ‘scratchy’ eyes, eye redness, and blurry vision, according to a new study.
01-Nov-2013 By Stephen Daniells
A new review that questions the safety of excessive doses of omega-3 fatty acids has been slammed by GOED for relying on animal data and ignoring extensive safety reports from around the world.
There is a clear connection between the intake of omega-3 fatty acids and declines in ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) symptoms in rats, according to new research.
26-Jul-2013 By Nathan Gray
Supplementation with omega-3 and omega-6 could help to boost eye health for people who suffer with dry eye, according to new RCT data.
11-Jul-2013 By Nathan Gray
A high intake of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids from foods and supplements could increase the risk the risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer by 71%, a new study has found.
03-Jul-2013 By Nathan Gray
Increasing intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could cut the risk of developing breast cancer by up to 14%, according to a meta-analysis of 26 clinical studies.
28-Jan-2013 By Nathan Gray
Supplementing children's diets with fish oil is one of several effective ways to raise a young child’s IQ levels, according to a new report.
12-Dec-2012 By Stephen DANIELLS
Daily supplements of coenzyme Q10 and omega-3 may offer potential prostate benefits by reducing levels of a PSA, linked to prostate cancer risk, says a new study.
Increasing the levels of omega-3 fatty acids could help to battle postpartum depression, according to a new review.
Canadian lipid specialist Bioriginal has inked a deal with Olympic Seafood to distribute the Norwegian firm’s krill offerings.
11-Jan-2012 By Stephen Daniells
Higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in membranes of red blood cells (erythrocytes) is associated with better mental function in older people recovering from depression, suggests new research.
01-Nov-2011 By Elaine Watson
Martek “clearly exceeded expectations” in the third quarter for new owner DSM within a nutrition division that continued to deliver “robust” results despite the negative impact of currency translation.
12-Sep-2011 By Nathan Gray
Omega-3 fatty acids may aid the development of the infant gut and improve how gut immune cells respond to bacteria and foreign substances, making the baby less likely to suffer from allergies in the long term, according to new research in pigs.
Omega-3 boosts insulin resistance markers, suggests study
16-Jun-2011 By Nathan Gray
Increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may help to improve important markers insulin resistance, which may lead to diabetes, says new research.
Lamb meat may boost fat profile of baby food: Study
10-Mar-2011 By Nathan Gray
The fatty acid profiles of commercial baby food could be enhanced by using meat from suckling lambs, according to new research.
Omega-3 mood mechanism mooted
31-Jan-2011 By Nathan Gray
A potential mechanism for the effects of omega-3 on mood have been suggested by a new study published in Nature Neuroscience.
Canola rapeseed oil may reduce heart disease risk: Study
08-Nov-2010 By Nathan Gray
High blood levels of a compound called fibrinogen may be due to a lack of omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid in the diet, and rapeseed oil fat replacement may rectify the problem, according to new research.
Martek agrees sale of most of Winchester plant
24-Sep-2010 By Jess Halliday
Martek Biosciences is to sell off the majority of its manufacturing plant in Winchester to animal health company Alltech as part of a restructuring plan, but will retain some R&D and limited production capacity at the site.
Insufficient ALA could be linked to obesity trend
06-Aug-2010 By Nathan Gray
A new study suggests that a deficiency in alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3) coupled with a chronic excess of linoleic acid (omega-6) could lead to ‘inherited obesity’.
Omega-3 DHA may boost male fertility: For mice at least
13-Apr-2010 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may reverse abnormalities in sperm associated with infertility, suggests a new study with mice.
Omega-3, vitamins, minerals may reduce aggressive behaviour
23-Feb-2010 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of omega-3s, vitamins and minerals for prisoners may reduce the number of violent and aggressive episodes in prisoners, according to a new study from The Netherlands.
Omega-3 may reduce risk of dental disease: Study
28-Jan-2010 By Stephen Daniells
Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may decrease the risk of dental diseases, suggests a new study from Japan.
08-Oct-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of developing age-related blindness by 30 per cent, says a new study from the US National Eye Institute.
19-Aug-2009 By Stephen Daniells
A combination of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E may lead to speech improvements in autistic children with verbal disorders, suggests a new study.
More omega-3, less omega-6 for colorectal protection
12-Aug-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Increasing the intake of omega-3 fatty acids, and decreasing intakes of omega-6, could reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, suggests a new study from China.
Boost DHA intake for premature babies, say researchers
24-Jul-2009 By Shane Starling
Damage that can occur in the first four weeks of a premature baby’s life can be significantly reduced if DHA levels are increased, researchers have found.
Martek’s space award takes firm back to NASA origins
08-Apr-2009 By Lorraine Heller
Martek Biosciences, the leading algae-sourced omega-3 producer, last week had its supplement product inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame, in recognition of the nutritional benefit that has grown out of early NASA work.
Maternal AA consumption boosts omega-6 in breast milk: Study
06-Jan-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of the omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid (AA) boosted the AA content in the breast milk of lactating mothers, according to a new study from the Netherlands.
Martek responds to rejected omega-3 health claim
01-Oct-2008 By Shane Starling
Martek Biosciences Corporation is disappointed but not devastated by the European Food Safety Authority’s rejection of its article 14 DHA/ARA infant nutrition health claim.
More work needed for fatty acids role in brain health
01-Feb-2008 By Alex McNally
Research is urgently needed in the area of nutrition and its effect
on behaviour, a parliamentary inquiry in the UK has said.
Fish for brain health supported by trio of studies
14-Nov-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Omega-3-rich fish consumption may improve brain function across a
broad demographic spectrum, suggest three new studies from around
Anti-cancer support for omega-3
01-Aug-2007 By Alex McNally
Omega-3 could help cut down colorectal cancer, if a new study in
mice can be translated to humans.
Omega-3 and vitamin D linked to better eye health
16-May-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and omega-3 rich fish could
slash the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
by 40 per cent, says a new study.
Zymes solubilizes omega-3 using Ubisol-Aqua
15-Mar-2007 By Jess Halliday
Bioscience company Zymes says it has successfully solubilized
omega-3 fatty acids by reducing them to a nano-scale, making the
essential fatty acids more bioavailable and opening up more uses in
Omega-3 again linked to lower colorectal cancer risk
23-Feb-2007 By staff reporter
Increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids may cut the risk of
colorectal cancer in men by a whopping 66 per cent, but only in men
not taking aspirin, suggests new research.
Bioriginal makes fish oils chewable
20-Feb-2007 By staff reporter
Canadian essential fatty acid supplier, Bioriginal, is introducing
a new range of chewable flavored softgels based on market research
it said points to consumers' preference for such formats.
Bioriginal targets skin health with BioAsteri
28-Nov-2006 By staff reporter
Canadian essential fatty acid supplier Bioriginal is riding the
nutricosmetics wave and has announced the launch of a range of
nutricosmetics containing its proprietary BioAsteri lignans for
More support omega-3 may protect against colorectal cancer
22-Nov-2006 By Stephen Daniells
A diet rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could
reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by 85 per cent, suggests a new
study from Japan.