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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

Barry Sanders: Let kids play football, but know risks

We’ve long known that there are benefits to playing football, like any organized sport. The gridiron may be the world’s best classroom for teaching teamwork, communication, hard work, and goal-setting. I’ve carried those lessons throughout my life, and so has my son. It’s provided him an exceptional college education and molded him into a young…

New Research Shows Omega-3 Consumption Reduces Likelihood Of Early Preterm Delivery By 58 Percent

A study published in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology titled “Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Prevention of Early Preterm Delivery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Studies,” found omega-3 supplement consumption was associated with a 58 percent decrease in the likelihood of early preterm birth (babies born before…

Tau Oligomers From Mice With TBI Linked to Cognitive Decline and Pathologic Seeding

Tau oligomers from traumatic brain injury (TBI) were associated with accelerated cognitive decline and pathologic seeding in a mouse model, suggesting the importance of their role in TBI. “Scientists have identified altered, dysfunctional tau as a factor in the memory loss and other symptoms associated with both Alzheimer’s disease and TBI. These results suggest that the…

Nutrient-rich Nordic diet linked to better physical performance in elderly

The nutrients range of Nordic diets is associated with better physical performance and a decrease in disability risk later in life, a study confirms. Along with the Mediterranean diet, the Nordic approach to food has long been held up as a blueprint for healthy eating and nutrition. The diet is rich in foods including apples…