Long-term omega-3 fatty acid supplementation prevents expression changes in cochlear homocysteine metabolism and ameliorates progressive hearing loss in C57BL/6J mice

Raquel Martínez-Vega, Teresa Partearroyo, Néstor Vallecillo, Gregorio Varela-Moreiras, María A. Pajares, Isabel Varela-Nieto
  • The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, December 2015, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2015.07.011

Why is it important?

Hearing loss is a sensory defect that affect a large proportion of the population over 65 years old. Ingestion of a larger amount of fish that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, may be an easy way to prevent/delay the onset of this impairment.

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