2007 News Article List

Cedars-Sinai Studying Whether Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Help Depression

Participants age 18-80 sought for five-year NIH-funded study

Los Angeles - Dec. 14, 2007 - Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences are seeking participants for a clinical trial examining whether two polyunsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids are effective treatments for depression.

The two fatty acids being studied -- docosahexanoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) -- are found naturally in fish oil, flaxseed and walnuts. Previous studies have indicated that nutritional supplements that contain Omega-3 fatty acids can be an effective treatment for depression, but this is the first to systematically test the...

December 14, 2007  |  Read Full Story

News Releases

Avoid the Holiday Blues With These Tips For a Happier Holiday Season

November 29, 2007  |  Read Full Story

Patient's Symptoms of Cushing's Disease Beginning to Abate After Endoscopic Pituitary Cure

November 28, 2007  |  Read Full Story

Cedars-Sinai Medical Group Receives Top Performance Award

November 18, 2007  |  Read Full Story

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Signs Payment Agreements With Guam Health Insurance Companies

October 15, 2007  |  Read Full Story

Cedars-Sinai Wins Award For Excellence In Medical Office Building Management

October 15, 2007  |  Read Full Story

Cardiologists And Heart Surgeons Meet For Controversies And Advances Conference

September 25, 2007  |  Read Full Story

Cedars-Sinai's Beth Karlan, MD, Named Editor-In-Chief Of Society Of Gynecologic Oncologists Medical Journal

September 21, 2007  |  Read Full Story