Omega-3 Fish Oil May Reduce Dementia Risk

July 18, 2014 7:10 PM

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Omega-3 Fish Oil May Reduce Dementia Risk

Fish oil may protect against alcohol-related neurological damage and the risk of eventual dementia, according to a recent study.

Long-term alcohol abuse causes brain damage and increases the risk of dementia. However, researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found that in brain cells exposed to high levels of alcohol, Omega-3 fish oil can protect against inflammation and neuronal cell death.

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