As is typical with studies done with alternative meds, you must careful pick out the facts from the deftly spinning press notice.
A particular fish oil (omega-3) supplement has been shown to improve blood flow to the brain during mental activity and to impact on certain aspects of mental performance in young adults, according to research from Northumbria University.
But here is the study’s actual result:
Contrary to popular belief, these results suggest that taking omega-3 or fish oil supplements may not have an immediate or measureable impact on mental performance in healthy young adults.
Source: Science Daily
Yep. Fish oil DIDN’T work. But, it MAY help your brain later in life. Also a staple in these reports: more research needed.