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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

Benefits Of Eating Fish During Pregnancy Outweighs The Risks

A new study has found the benefits of eating fish while pregnant greatly outweigh the risks. The good that n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish outweigh the potential risk of mercury exposure. The babies born to women with the highest blood levels of fatty acids (and mercury) showed improved performance on motor skills tests.…

Inflammation is a major treatable cause of neurological problems after TBI

A new paper by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) argues that there is a widespread misunderstanding about the true nature of traumatic brain injury and how it causes chronic degenerative problems. In a perspective article* published in the latest issue of Neurotherapeutics, the two authors – Alan Faden, MD,…

How Much Rest Is Best After Concussion? It’s time to reconsider dogmatic principles in concussion management.

While rest in the first day or two following a concussion may help prevent further damage to the injured brain, prolonged rest may actually impede recovery in young patients, according to an exciting new study in the journal Pediatrics. Standard practice of 24 to 48 hours of rest after concussion is based upon limited data,…

How hemp seed oil could offer new hope to epilepsy sufferers

It is well established that the brain has metabolic requirements that must be satisfied by what we eat or in the case of infants, “what their mother eats”. In particular, dietary fats are fundamentally important for thinking, learning and memory abilities, as well as resisting or repairing brain damage. Read full article at: http://www.foodnavigator-asia.com/Formulation/How-hemp-seed-oil-could-offer-new-hope-to-epilepsy-sufferers