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Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Autism Spectrum Disorders

2014-08-27 04:00:36 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a 12-week open label trial to evaluate whether omega-3 fatty acids is effective in reducing the severity of autism and its comorbidities.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Intervention

Omega-3 fatty acids

Location

Institute of Mental Health
Singapore
Singapore
168937

Status

Completed

Source

National Healthcare Group, Singapore

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:36-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

FATTY ACIDS which have the first unsaturated bond in the sixth position from the omega carbon. A typical American diet tends to contain substantially more omega-6 than OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS.

A group of fatty acids, often of marine origin, which have the first unsaturated bond in the third position from the omega carbon. These fatty acids are believed to reduce serum triglycerides, prevent insulin resistance, improve lipid profile, prolong bleeding times, reduce platelet counts, and decrease platelet adhesiveness.

A group of fatty acids that contain 18 carbon atoms and a double bond at the omega 9 carbon.

Wide continuum of associated cognitive and neurobehavioral disorders, including, but not limited to, three core-defining features: impairments in socialization, impairments in verbal and nonverbal communication, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviors. (from DSM-V)

FATTY ACIDS found in the plasma that are complexed with SERUM ALBUMIN for transport. These fatty acids are not in glycerol ester form.

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