Archive For January, 2017

Blood fatty acid signature may predict ALS progression

24 Jan 2017 | Under Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments

A particular blood fatty acid pattern may help diagnose or predict the prognosis of individuals with ALS [amyotrophic lateral sclerosis], a devastating condition wherein a person slowly loses the ability to control his or her body. ALS was made famous by Lou Gehrig (as shown on the left, next to Babe Ruth), who acquired the […]

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Research Update: Increasing blood omega-3 levels in pregnant women reduces the child’s risk for asthma      

Increasing a pregnant woman’s blood omega-3 levels may reduce their child’s risk of developing asthma, according to a new study from Denmark. This evidence adds to the growing support for universal DHA supplementation of pregnant women. According to CDC asthma affects 8.6% of children under age 18 (6.3 million) and costs ~$56 billion in the […]

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