research data . Dataset . 2016

Docosahexaenoic Acid for Reading, Cognition and Behavior in Children Aged 7–9 Years: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (The DOLAB Study)

J. Richardson, Alexandra; R. Burton, Jennifer; P. Sewell, Richard; F. Spreckelsen, Thees; Montgomery, Paul;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><h3>Background</h3><p>Omega-3 fatty acids are dietary essentials, and the current low intakes in most modern developed countries are believed to contribute to a wide variety of physical and mental health problems. Evidence from clinical trials indicates that dietary supplementation with long-chain omega-3 may improve child behavior and learning, although most previous trials have involved children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or developmental coordination disorder (DCD). Here we investigated whether such benefits might extend to the general child population.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3><p>To determine ...
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free text keywords: Biochemistry, Medicine, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Science Policy, 111714 Mental Health, docosahexaenoic, cognition, children, aged, controlled, dolab
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