Tag Archives: Fatty

Stress-busting fatty acids discovered in Mycobacterium vaccae

Humans’ modern-day obsession with keeping their homes and bodies regularly disinfected and as close to sterile as possible has come at a steep price — the lack of regular communing with beneficial microbes in the environment. The issue is only compounded by the fact that many people no longer spend much time outdoors working, playing… Read More »

Fatty acid metabolism as a possible new therapeutic approach for glioblastomas

Although intensive research has been carried out for a long time, glioblastoma is still one of the most dangerous of all tumors today. The life expectancy of those affected is often just one year after diagnosis. In order to grow so aggressively and rapidly, glioblastoma cells need a great deal of energy, which they mainly… Read More »

Risk Of Premature Birth Is Reduced With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Researchers have found a reduction in premature birth risk with an increased intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids intake while pregnant. With approximately 15 million babies born too early annually, premature birth is a major global health concern. Premature birth is the number 1 cause of death for under 5 year old children worldwide,… Read More »