omega-3 fatty acids
Study: Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Lower Asthma Risk in Children
Study: Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Lower Asthma Risk in Children
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 30, 2016
Pregnant women who took a fish oil supplement during pregnancy were less likely to have children with asthma.
Fish Oil May Slow Schizophrenia
Fish Oil May Slow Schizophrenia
Jef Akst | Aug 13, 2015
Omega-3 supplementation reduced progression rates among people with early-stage symptoms of schizophrenia, according to a small trial.
Transgenic Plant Produces Omega-3s
Transgenic Plant Produces Omega-3s
Tracy Vence | Jan 3, 2014
Scientists identify a set of genes that direct the synthesis of omega-3 fatty acids in the seed oil of Camelina sativa.
Contributors
Contributors
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Omega-3s: Fishing for a Mechanism
Omega-3s: Fishing for a Mechanism
Ethan J. Anderson and David A. Taylor | Nov 1, 2012
Despite abundant evidence supporting their ability to help prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, the therapeutic effectiveness of fish oil–derived fatty acids remains controversial.
Long and Rocky Roads
Long and Rocky Roads
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 1, 2012
From basic research to beneficial therapies
Omega-3s Help Heal Nerves
Sabrina Richards | Jan 18, 2012
High omega-3 levels help mouse neurons heal better after injury.