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Fish Oil Helped Stave Off Psychosis in Study Patients

Posted 2 Feb 2010 by

TUESDAY, Feb. 2 – Among people at high risk of developing schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, fish oil may help reduce their risk, researchers have found. The new study included 81 high-risk patients with either mild psychotic symptoms, transient psychosis or a family history of psychotic disorders, plus a decrease in daily functioning. These criteria identify people whose risk of ...

Fish Oil Supplements Don't Help Depressed Heart Patients

Posted 2 Dec 2009 by

TUESDAY, Oct. 20 – In a surprise and not very welcome finding, researchers report that fish oil supplements do not ease depression in individuals who suffer from both depression and coronary heart disease. Participants in the study, which is published in the Oct. 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, were also taking the antidepressant sertraline (Zoloft). Some studies ...

New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients

Posted 1 Dec 2009 by

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28 – Researchers think they now understand the way that fish oils benefit people with rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions linked to inflammation. The body converts an ingredient in fish oils called DHA into a chemical called Resolvin D2, which reduces the inflammation that can lead to various diseases, the scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and Harvard Medical ...

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