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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A governmental agency whose mission is to protect the natural environment by enacting and enforcing regulations concerning conditions that could otherwise adversely affect public health, such as the release of pollutants.
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In a major departure, the AHA also said, for the first time, that a recommended nutrient could alternatively be consumed as a supplement--in this case, that would most commonly mean 1-g fish oil capsules that are widely marketed and contain 180 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid and 120 mg of docosahexaenoic acid.
Symptoms of depression improved significantly in 10 patients receiving the ethyl ester of eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA) from fish oil along with their antidepressant medication, compared with 10 patients receiving a placebo and antidepressant medication.
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) increases serotonin release from presynaptic neurons by reducing inflammatory signaling molecules in the brain known as E2 series prostaglandins, which inhibit serotonin release and suggests how inflammation may negatively impact serotonin in the brain.
The results of a meta-analysis published online in the American Journal of Hypertension add evidence to a blood pressure-reducing effect for the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
DSM Nutritional Products has introduced life'sDHA plus EPA, the first ingredient to deliver both docosohexaeonic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in a vegetarian format, to the European market.
Omega-3 fatty acids include the nutrients called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).
of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, and colleagues collected data on 38,022 women from the Women's Health Study to determine the impact of consuming docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), two types of omega-3 fatty acids, on women's eye health during 10 years of follow-up, and found a significantly reduced risk of incident AMD.
comparison with an active comparator, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) product already approved in Japan.
UNITED KINGDOM -- Two omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), come primarily from the consumption of fish.
Fatty fish like mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna and salmon are high in two kinds of omega-3 fatty acids: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
The first is a fish and flax blend rich in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).