fatty acid Archives
Fish oil and cancer prevention
Jun. 24, 2019—Fish oil supplementation provides a modest but beneficial effect on reducing molecules associated with colorectal cancer development.
How the skin protects
Apr. 19, 2018—Treatments for common skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis may be improved by understanding the enzymes responsible for forming the skin’s water-tight barrier.
Fatty acids and adenoma risk
Aug. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers have found that red blood cell membrane fatty acid content is associated with risk of having colorectal adenomas, with omega-6 fatty acids increasing and omega-3 fatty acids decreasing risk.
Does fish oil help prevent A-fib?
Jan. 9, 2015—Growing evidence suggests that fish oil, thought to directly prevent inflammation, oxidative stress and heart disease, may have limited clinical utility.
Starting up protein synthesis, in yeast
Feb. 28, 2013—Researchers have found an unusual interaction between a factor that “turns on” protein synthesis and one that produces fatty acids.
Reversing lipid woes in cystic fibrosis
Mar. 3, 2012—Abnormal levels of fatty acids in the blood and tissues of patients with cystic fibrosis may be reversed by supplementation with the fatty acids DHA and EPA.