Omega-3 Research Sample List

Bang HO, et al. Plasma lipid and lipoprotein pattern in Greenlandic West-Coast Eskimos, Lancet 1971;1(7710):1143–1145.
Blasbalg TL, Hibbeln JR, Ramsden CE, et al., Changes in consumption of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the United States during the 20th century. Am J Clin Nutr 2011 May;93(5):950–962.
Bowman GL, Silbert LC, Howieson D, et al. Nutrient biomarker patterns, cognitive function, and MRI measures of brain aging. Neurology 2012 Jan 24;78:214–249.
Brantsaeter AL, Birgisdottir BE, Meltzer HM, et al. Maternal seafood consumption and infant birth weight, length and head circumference in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Br J Nutr 2012 Feb;107(3):436–444.
Brigmole-Baudouin F, Baudoin C, Aragona P, et al. A multicentre, double-masked, randomized, controlled trial assessing the effect of oral supplementation of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids on a conjunctival inflammatory marker in dry eye patients. Acta Opthalmol 2011 Nov;89(7):e591–597.
Burr ML, et al. Effects of changes in fat, fish, and fibre intakes on death and myocardial reinfarction: Diet and Reinfaction Trial (DART). Lancet 1989;2(8666):757–761.
Cleland LG, James MJ. Fish oil and rheumatoid arthritis: anti-inflammatory and collateral health benefits. J Rheumatol 2000;27:2305–2307.
De Caterina, R. n­­–3 fatty acids in cardiovascular disease. N Engl J Med 2011; 364:2439­–2450.
He K, Song Y, Daviglus ML, et al. Fish consumption and incidence of stroke: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Stroke 2004 Jul;35(7);1538­–1542.
Jazayeri S, Tehrani-Doost M, Keshavar SA, et al. Comparison of therapeutic effects of omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid and fluoxetine, separately and in combination, in major depressive disorder. Aust NZ J Psychiatry 2008 Mar;42(3):192–198.
Morris MC, Evans DA, Bienias JL, et al. Consumption of fish and n-3 fatty acids and risk of incident Alzheimer disease. Arch Neurol 2003;60(7):940-946.
Sinn N, Milte CM, Street SJ, et al. Effects of n-3 fatty acids, EPA v. DHA, on depressive symptoms, quality of life, memory and executive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a 6-moth randomized controlled trial. Br J Nutr 2011 Sep 20:1–12.
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