June 4, 2021

Low Levels Of Omega-3 Associated With Higher Risk Of Psychosis

New research has found that adolescents with higher levels of an omega-3 fatty acid in their blood were less likely to develop psychotic disorder in early adulthood, suggesting that it may have a potential preventative effect of reducing the risk of psychosis.
May 28, 2021

US Senate Bill Would Allow Savings Plans, Federal Benefits To Be Used To Buy Supplements

A US Senate bill introduced recently would allow federal health benefits funds and tax advantaged savings plans to be used to pay for dietary supplements.
May 19, 2021

Study Shows Early Preterm Births Can Be Decreased With DHA Supplementation

Early preterm births may be dramatically decreased with supplements containing docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid, with a dose of 1000 mg more effective for pregnant women with low DHA levels.
May 19, 2021

Vitamin B3: A Possible Treatment For Glaucoma?

Researchers have studied the effects of nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, on animal and cell models for glaucoma. Their study may be a future neuroprotective therapy in glaucoma in humans. A clinical trial will start later this year.
May 19, 2021

Eating More Fruit And Vegetables Linked To Less Stress

Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research from Edith Cowan University in Australia.
April 28, 2021

People With Higher Omega-3 Levels Less Likely To Die Prematurely

A new research paper published in Nature Communications shows that people with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids lived longer than those with lower levels.
April 28, 2021

Omega-3 Supplements Protect Against Stress

A high daily dose of an omega-3 supplement may help slow the effects of aging by suppressing damage and boosting protection at the cellular level during and after a stressful event, new research suggests.
April 23, 2021

Sunlight Linked With Lower COVID-19 Deaths, Study Shows

Sunnier areas are associated with fewer deaths from Covid-19, an observational study suggests.