The South Korean authorities have released a proposal on how oxidation should be measured in EPA and DHA products, in what is being seen as a move to bridge the gap between locally-made and imported products.
Omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are commonly associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but new research highlights how the ratio of EPA to DHA matter in influencing different...
A new lab partnership will help drive omega-3s research in the Asia Pacific region, according to OmegaQuant, a firm that has developed a simple blood test to measure levels of these important nutrients.
A database that includes 4,000-plus clinical trials on EPA and DHA omega-3s will help companies with claims substantiation, and provide ready access to significant scientific data to counter negative consumer media articles, says GOED’s executive director.
Omega-3 fats delivered using a proprietary self-micro-emulsifying system may be more bioavailable to the human body than the standard ethyl ester formulation, according to a new study funded by Pharmavite.
Results from an omega-3 study found a positive link between treatment using EPA and cardiovascular outcomes. It was backed by pharmaceutical company Amarin, which enjoyed a 300% surge in shares after the study results were announced.