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Omega-3 could be useful in halting weakness in patients with advanced cancer

Almost a third of all deaths from cancer are due to a syndrome known as cachexia, which is difficult for both patients and families. It is characterised by an important loss in muscle mass, often accompanied by considerable weight loss. When patients with cancer develop cachexia, as occurs when the disease is very advanced, they become very fragile and weak, to the point that just walking becomes an almost impossible […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids, a new weapon in the fight against the effects of pollution

Maybe you have heard about particulate matter lately, most likely in relation to the air pollution in cities, but do you know what the term “particulate matter” refers to? It is a term that refers to the mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. These particles have many sizes (some can be seen with the naked eye, while others are so small that can only be […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids might help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety

Omega-3 fatty acids might help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety Although anxiety is normal in some situations, it also may be a problem if it becomes a constant fear or worry that interferes with daily life activities. Anxiety disorders derive from inappropriate or exaggerated fear leading to distress or impairment and are associated with lower quality of life. One in three people will experience some kind of anxiety disorder […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids might help us to quit smoking

After quit smoking, heart rate and blood pressure go down, the carbon monoxide levels in the body go back to normal, and circulation improves. However, unpleasant symptoms of withdrawal also appear: feelings of anxiety, sadness and difficulty concentrating, irritability, headache, trouble sleeping, fatigue, and hunger, among others. After the first two weeks (which are the worst), it is easier. That is what it is very important to be prepared, for […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 supplementation could attenuate contact lens discomfort

The use of contact lenses is very common and has improved the quality of life of many people (not only by correcting vision but also by providing better appearance and less restriction in activities). However, contact lenses can cause disappointing complications (the term used for this is “contact lens discomfort”): episodic or persistent adverse ocular sensations related to lens wear (either with or without visual disturbance) that occur after the […]

 
 
 
 

The potential of resolvins in the prevention and treatment of periodontitis

Inflammation is the manifestation of the effects of diverse mechanisms that start up in response to an injury, with the objective to restore the normal tissue structure and function. When some of these mechanisms exceed their actions in time, inflammation does not end (although it continues in a less obvious manner and then receives the name of chronic inflammation) and the results are harmful to tissue structure and function. There […]