Immunology

Eating fish may help prevent asthma

A James Cook University scientist says an innovative study has revealed new evidence that eating fish can help prevent asthma.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AAN: high fish intake linked to reduced risk of multiple sclerosis

(HealthDay)—High fish intake is associated with reduced risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study scheduled for presentation at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, to be held from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does eating more fish protect you from depression?

According to the world health organisation (WHO), depression is the greatest single cause of disability worldwide. Therefore, understanding mechanisms leading to depression and how to minimise its risks is very important.

Health

Consumers missing out on health benefits of seafood consumption

Seafood, which is defined as both fish and shellfish, is a nutrient-rich protein food, and its consumption has been associated with reduced risk of heart disease. But while most U.S. consumers eat some seafood, the amounts ...

Health

Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage

New findings from research in the Seychelles provide further evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. In fact, the new study, which appears ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Weighing risks and rewards, pregnant women in survey eat less fish

A survey of women who recently gave birth found that many women change their behavior and consume less fish during pregnancy, in spite of receiving information about guidelines for types of fish and how much to eat during ...

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