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Maternal consumption of omega-3 may prevent neurological disorders in offspring

Dr. Sukhinder Kaur Cheema and Kayode Balogun

Formed during late pregnancy and early post-natal periods, the brain relies heavily on the accumulation of DHA, a clasic form of omega-3, which can only be obtained through the mother's diet.

Researchers at Memorial are studying whether or not increased consumption during those times can help prevent neurological diseases or disorders in offspring later in life.

 

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January 2014 News

January started off slowly as the provincial power outages saw a deferred opening at Memorial.  See story for that and other January news.


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