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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

Danger of Repeat Head Injuries: Brain’s Inability to Tap Energy Source

Two or more serious hits to the head within days of each other can interfere with the brain’s ability to use sugar – its primary energy source – to repair cells damaged by the injuries, new research suggests. The brain’s ability to use energy is critical after an injury. In animal studies, Ohio State University…

Increased Seafood Consumption Helps to Reduce Women’s Heart Disease Risks

Seafood Nutrition Partnership announced the initial findings from Eating Heart Healthy, a pilot program designed to help women understand and mitigate their risk of heart disease through a seafood-rich diet: 92% of participants were shown to have lowered their risk of sudden cardiac death. At the launch of the Boston-based pilot program in June 2014,…

Omega-3 benefits may be sustained in early psychosis

The positive effects of omega-3 supplementation seen in patients at high risk of psychosis in a previous randomised, controlled trial may be sustained, the investigators reported at the International Early Psychosis Conference in Tokyo, Japan. When followed up a median of 6.7 years after the original intervention, just four (9.8%) of 41 patients in the…

How to Overcome Traumatic Brain Injuries and PTSD

Veterans are not the only ones who suffer brain injuries but they are the ones most often affected with the traumatic after effects. When we think of Veteran’s we commonly think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or old age related problems such as Alzheimer’s. Many of our currently returning veterans are suffering from something entirely…