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B Vitamins and Omega-3 Fatty Acids Against Cognitive Decline

Date: 20/06/2022

This post-hoc analysis indicated that efficacy of B-vitamin supplementation in slowing cognitive decline relates to DHA status, with individuals with higher plasma DHA levels benefitting more from vitamin B12 and folic acid use.


Study shows people with a high omega-3 DHA level in their blood are at 49% lower risk of Alzheimer's

Date: 09/06/2022

This study suggested that providing extra dietary omega-3 DHA, especially for those carrying the ApoE4 gene (which approximately doubles an individual's susceptibility to develop Alzheimer's Disease) might slow the development of AD.


Type 2 Diabetes Accelerates Brain Ageing and Cognitive Decline

Date: 24/05/2022

Brain ageing is accelerated by up to 26% in those with progressive type 2 diabetes.


People who eat more fish have fewer signs of vascular disease in the brain

Date: 04/11/2021

Researchers in France have found a link between eating more fish and a lower risk of vascular brain disease.


Scientists uncover early links between cardiovascular risk and brain metabolism

Date: 16/02/2021

The report, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, is important because it suggests that intervention in a modifiable condition (cardiovascular disease) could prevent the development of dementia, a disease for which there is currently no cure.


Apathy could predict onset of dementia years before other symptoms

Date: 14/12/2020

New research has shown that apathy—a lack of interest or motivation—could predict the onset of some forms of dementia many years before symptoms start, offering a 'window of opportunity' to treat the disease at an early stage


LipiDiDiet finds broadly sustainable effects of nutrient intervention in early Alzheimer's

Date: 05/11/2020

Trial participants who received a multinutrient formulation showed a significantly less rapid deterioration in cognitive performance than the patients in a control group, who received only a placebo.


Failure of Omega-3s to Prevent, Slow Alzheimer's Explained?

Date: 09/09/2020

Much higher doses of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) than initially thought may be required to effectively fight Alzheimer's disease (AD)


Vitamin B1 deficiency a key factor in the development of alcohol-related dementia

Date: 09/09/2020

What is the relationship between alcohol dependency and vitamin B1 deficiency?


Higher omega-3 DHA levels linked to less lung inflammation, lower ILD risk

Date: 27/08/2020

Increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are associated with a lower risk of hospitalizations due to interstitial lung disease (ILD), according to a new population-based cohort study.


Supplements with potential to prevent Alzheimer's affect blood, but less so the brain

Date: 17/07/2020

For years, a scientific puzzle has bedeviled researchers aiming to fight Alzheimer's disease, a common and incurable form of dementia. The results of numerous lab investigations and population studies support the preventive potential of omega-3 fatty acids, "good fats" found abundantly in fish. However, to date the majority of studies evaluating omega-3s for averting or curtailing cognitive decline in human participants have failed to show benefits.


15 June 2020 - Karolinska Institute - New findings explain how 'indigestion' medications can increase dementia risks

Date: 15/06/2020

Millions of people around the world use proton pump inhibitors for conditions like heartburn, gastritis and stomach ulcers. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now report that the long-term use of these drugs could increase the risk of developing dementia.


Fish oil beats curcumin for brain & heart health biomarker improvements in older people

Date: 30/01/2020

Supplementation with fish oil, but not curcumin, may improve biomarkers of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular function in older sedentary overweight/obese adults, says a new study from Australia.


Meta-analyses support omega-3s potential brain health benefits

Date: 23/12/2019

Two new meta-analyses indicate that omega-3 supplements may help protect against mild cognitive decline and improve memory.


Omega-3 may improve brain health in people with heart disease: Study

Date: 15/11/2019

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements are associated with better brain function in people with coronary artery disease, says new study


11 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Researchers discover potential new Rx target for AMD and Alzheimer's

Date: 11/11/2019

Elovanoids - bioactive chemical messengers made from omega-3 PUFAs - protect the brain and retina from neurodegenerative diseases like age-related macular degeneration and Alzheimer's.


1 August 2019 - The Conversation - Are there certain foods you can eat to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease?

Date: 01/08/2019

The oxidative stress associated with Alzheimer's disease can be reduced by physical activity and a hefty dose of antioxidants in the diet.


Omega 3 Oils and Vitamin B Supplements: A Winning Combination

Date: 16/05/2019

Could the high concentration of DHA and EPA in fish oils make us smarter or help us function better? Many clinical trials have sought to answer this question, and fish oils have been studied in the many different situations with variable results.


3 February 2019 - The Conversation - Want to improve your mood? It’s time to ditch the junk food

Date: 03/02/2019

Increasing how much exercise we get and switching to a healthy diet can also play an important role in treating – and even preventing – depression. This article looks at what should we should eat more of, and what we should avoid, to prevent depression and other mood disorders.


13 October 2018 - The Guardian - Food for thought: the smart way to better brain health

Date: 13/10/2018

The human brain is made of food, so what we eat and drink affects our ability to keep a healthy, alert and active mind.