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Data on Alzheimer Disease Discussed by Researchers at Federal University of Minas Gerais (Resolution of inflammation, n-3 fatty acid supplementation...

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09-15-17

Data on Alzheimer Disease Discussed by Researchers at Federal University of Minas Gerais (Resolution of inflammation, n-3 fatty acid supplementation and Alzheimer disease: A narrative review)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pain & Central Nervous System Week -- A new study on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Conditions - Alzheimer Disease is now available. According to news reporting out of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "In patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD), a persistent and unresolved neuroinflammatory process can contribute to neuronal loss and a decline in their cognitive and functional abilities. Recent studies have demonstrated that the ability to resolve inflammation is impaired in the brains of patients with AD."

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, "Preclinical evidence demonstrates the potential of therapeutic interventions on the resolution phase of inflammation in AD. Supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids (n - 3 FAs), precursors for specialized pro-resolving mediators, emerged as a possibility for prevention and management of AD."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Here, we provide a narrative review of resolving inflammation in AD and the role of n - 3 FA supplementation in AD."

For more information on this research see: Resolution of inflammation, n-3 fatty acid supplementation and Alzheimer disease: A narrative review. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 2017;310():111-119. Journal of Neuroimmunology can be contacted at: Elsevier Science Bv, PO Box 211, 1000 Ae Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Elsevier - www.elsevier.com; Journal of Neuroimmunology - www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-neuroimmunology/)

Our news journalists report that additional information may be obtained by contacting K.B. Gomes, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Fac Farm, Dept. of Andlises Clin Toxicol, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Additional authors for this research include M.D. Carvalho, P. Caramelli, L.P. de Sousa and V.G. Fraga (see also Neurodegenerative Diseases and Conditions - Alzheimer Disease).

Keywords for this news article include: Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America, Central Nervous System Diseases and Conditions, Neurodegenerative Diseases and Conditions, Brain Diseases and Conditions, Inflammation, Article Review, Alzheimer Disease, Tauopathies, Dementia, Federal University of Minas Gerais.

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