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Dry Eye Solution: Boost omega-3 fatty acids, study suggests

By | July 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

Millions of people, predominantly women, suffer from dry eye syndrome, a painful and debilitating eye disease. The condition causes symptoms such as pain, irritation, dryness, and/or a sandy or gritty sensation. If untreated, severe dry eye syndrome can eventually lead to scarring or ulceration of the cornea, and loss of vision. In the first study [...]

The Fish Factor: Risk of lymph, blood cancers lower in fish eaters

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

People who eat fish regularly several times a week are significantly less likely to get cancers of the lymph and hematopoietic system, which include leukaemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and myeloma, suggests a recent study. While a fish-heavy diet is associated with reduced risk of other common cancers, such as breast, prostate and colon cancers, cancers of [...]

Grandma Was Right! Cod liver oil helps aching joints, study shows

By | June 25th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Scientists from Cardiff University report that cod liver oil is effective in slowing the destruction of joint cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis. For the first time ever, the clinical study provides unique human evidence of the effectiveness of cod liver oil in the management of osteoarthritis. The trial shows that 86% of pre-operative patients with [...]

Eating Away Asthma: Fruit and fish help reduce risk for kids

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Increasing fruit consumption and eating fish at least once a month could reduce the risk of children developing asthma and cough, according to researchers, who looked at the protective effect of fruit and fish on coughing and wheezing in over 20,000 children from six Central and Eastern European countries. The research found a clear association [...]

Brain Food? Fish, flax can reduce Alzheimer’s risk

By | June 12th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids (found in foods including fish, flaxseed and nuts) and weekly consumption of fish may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer disease (AD) later in life. According to the article published in the Archives of Neurology, brain cell membranes contain omega-3 fatty acids. Previous studies show that lab animals [...]

Can fish fight cancer?

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Fish got a boost when the American Heart Association began recommending at least two servings each week to protect against heart disease. This is a good idea for more reasons than one. Fish contain omega-3 fatty acids, fat that seems to provide several health benefits—including lower risk of cancer. Laura Jenski, PhD, head of biological [...]