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The Brain Health Education and Research Institute’s mission is to change the way we address protection from, and treatment of, all forms brain injury. From proactively taking care of our brain health on an ongoing basis, to post-injury treatment, to recovery, BHERI is committed to being at the forefront of research and education. Omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are critical to brain health and are one of the principal building blocks of the brain. BHERI supports Continuing research on Omega-3′s (ALA, DHA & EPA) and their impact on brain health. To learn more about our Mission, please visit our Mission page.

Recent Articles and News

US kids get 2 million concussions a year from sports, play

As many as 2 million concussions from sports or play activities occur in U.S. children and teens each year and many receive no treatment according to a new study led by pediatrician Dr. Mersine Bryan of Seattle Children’s Hospital. It was published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The estimate is based on 2013 data from emergency…

Pituitary Hormone Deficiencies Found in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Brent Masel, M.D., the medical director of the Brain Injury Association-America published a paper which called traumatic brain injury a chronic disease. In that paper, Dr. Masel outlined a list of medical conditions associated with traumatic brain injury and encouraged that a TBI be looked at, “not as an event, not as the final outcome,…

Fish Oil Omega-3s Enhance Joint Range of Motion, Study Suggests

Researchers in Japan have published new study findings suggesting omega-3s derived from fish oil may offer joint and muscle-recovery benefits to men after exercise. Following maximal eccentric elbow flexion exercises, men supplementing with EPA and DHA omega-3s experienced significant increases to maximal voluntary contraction (MVC) and range of motion (ROM) compared to a placebo group. The…

Seafood May Help Slow Age-Related Memory Loss And Cognitive Decline

Seafood has long been considered a “brain food” and features in various diets aiming to promote cognitive function. Unsurprisingly, there is also research being done on whether seafood could help stave off, slow, or prevent age-related memory loss and mental decline among seniors at risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia in general. A recent study used 915…