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Healthy Aging

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked To Healthy Aging

According to a study published in The BMJ higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids; found in seafood associated with a higher likelihood of healthy aging among older adults; and support guidelines for increasing consumption of fish among older adults. As people around the globe are living longer there is a growing focus on healthy…

Human Bones

Human Bones Disease Can Be Treated By Shark Spines

Human bones, however, cannot endure the same kind of bending and become more fragile as people age. Northwestern Medicine scientist Stuart Stock is using the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory to better understand shark vertebrae’s formation and strength. He wants to know how the fish’s tissue develops and…

Skin cancer

Potent Activity against Skin Cancer Cells In Marine Natural Product

Skin cancer is one of the most frequently found cancers in humans, especially in the United States. The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and melanoma. Out of these, BCC and SCC are more common and refer to as non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs). Incidence of skin…

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Why You Still Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids

After vitamins and minerals, fish oil with its omega-3 fatty acids; is the most widely used supplement, taken by an estimated 10% of Americans. So, when research reviews show that it does not; provide the health benefits for people with heart conditions that researchers thought it did, it’s hard to know what to do. The…

Heart

Capsules Of Fish Oil For Heart Is Cheaper

Amarin Corporation, which is maker of a promising heart-disease capsule which is derived from purified fish oil. Last year, the company’s American depositary receipts more than tripled after a clinical trial found that the pill; Vascepa, significantly cuts the risk of heart attack and stroke. Vascepa is already available for a subset of patients; and…

Artichoke Hearts

Antioxidant, And Anti-Inflammatory Activities: Undaria Pinnatifida Sporophyll

In this study, a high-temperature extracting procedure; was developed to isolate phlorotannin extracts from U. pinnatifida sporophyll (PEUPS). The heating temperature, heating time, and extraction solvent (i.e., ethanol) concentration study by the response surface method (RSM); to determine the optimal conditions to achieve the maximum extraction rate. In addition, PEUPS evaluate for their antioxidant and…

Heart disease

Omega-6 Fatty Acid Could Help In Fight Against Heart Disease

An omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid has the potential to help fight heart disease; finds a new study by researchers at Cardiff University, in collaboration with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Atherosclerosis and its complications are responsible for one in three global deaths. Nutraceuticals show promise in the prevention; and treatment of atherosclerosis but require an…

Eating Fish

Bowel Cancer Risk Can Be Reduced By Eating Fish

Eating three or more portions of fish per week cuts the risk of bowel cancer, says the new research. People who enjoy fish on a regular basis have a 12 % lower risk of bowel cancer than those who eat less than one portion per week; or people who do not eat fish, experts say.…

Omega 3

Immune System Boosted By Balance Oil Omega 3

Leap Digital Media Source announced the launch of an updated range of Balance Oil by Zinzino; a synergistic blend of high-grade fish oil, rich in the Omega-3 fatty acids; with specially selected extra virgin olive oil and a high content of polyphenols. The oil safely adjusts and maintains EPA and DHA fatty acids levels and…

Oily fish

Consuming Oily Fish, PUFA May Reduce Rhinitis Risk In Children

Consuming oily fish during childhood may reduce the risk for allergic; and nonallergic rhinitis in children aged 8 to 16 years, according to study results. The researchers indicated, however, that the reduced risk for allergic rhinitis (AR); did not reach statistical significance.  Rhinitis is one of the most common diseases in childhood. Fish, polyunsaturated fatty…

Asthma

Asthma Symptoms Can Be Reduced By Omega-3 Supplements

A new study has found that consuming a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids is link; to fewer childhood asthma symptoms which are trigger by indoor air pollution. The study publish in ‘American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine’; lays out that families and health care providers may be able to protect children from…

Heart Failure

Tip Toward ‘Fish Oil’ PUFA Intake For Heart Failure Prevention

High plasma levels of the kinds of fatty acids found in fish oil associated with a lower long-term risk for new heart failure (HF); whether with reduced or preserved ejection fraction (HFrEF or HFpEF); in a community-based cohort of more than 6000 people. The greater the plasma levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA); a prevalent n-3 polyunsaturated fatty…