Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Taking a daily fish oil capsule can stave off mental illness in those at highest risk

A three-month course of the supplement appeared to be as effective as drugs, cutting the rate of psychotic illness like schizophrenia by a quarter. The researchers believe it is the omega-3 in fish oil - already hailed for promoting healthy hearts - that has beneficial effects in the brain.


Genetic Variants in Depressed People Raise Suicide Risk

Gene variation makes alcoholism less likely in some survivors of sexual abuse

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