Tag Archives: Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)

Dementia Biomarkers Re-Explored? (General Psychiatry / JGCR)

Summary A recent systematic review examines biomarkers, as strictly defined, for neurodegenerative diseases. “Vast improvements in neuroimaging techniques have led to newly discovered biomarkers and diagnostics”. p.5 Behavioural biomarkers are mentioned hardly at all. Full Text Link Reference Maclin, JMA. … Continue reading

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Nutritional and Dietary Factors Likely to Influence Future Risk of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (Lancet Neurology / BBC News / BNF)

Summary A Lancet Neurology review covers what is currently known about the various associations between diet and nutrition and the risk of developing cognitive decline or dementia. Unfortunately, access to the full-text will not be available freely for most readers, … Continue reading

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Omega 3 Fatty Acid for Prevention of Cognitive Decline and Dementia (Cochrane Database / NHS Choices / AHRQ)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary Diets high in omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) had recently been suggested in some quarters to help protect people … Continue reading

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids For Treatment of Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Abstract This is the protocol for a Cochrane systematic review which is in progress. The main objective of this research is to evaluate the effect of omega 3 fatty acids supplementation on cognitive functions in patients with dementia or mild cognitive … Continue reading

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