- Effects of ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on hot flashes and quality of life among middle-aged women: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trialMichel Lucas
Saint Francois d Assise Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Menopause 16:357-66. 2009..To compare the effects of enriched ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA) omega-3 fatty acid supplementation with those of placebo on hot flashes (HFs) and quality of life among middle-aged women...
- Validation of an FFQ for evaluation of EPA and DHA intakeMichel Lucas
Lucie and André Chagnon Chair for the Teaching of an Integrated Approach in Prevention, Laval University, Saint François d Assise Hospital CHUQ, 45 Leclerc Street, Room D6 701, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Public Health Nutr 12:1783-90. 2009..To validate an FFQ for the assessment of dietary EPA and DHA against their relative concentrations in red blood cells (RBC)...
- Ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid for the treatment of psychological distress and depressive symptoms in middle-aged women: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trialMichel Lucas
Lucie and André Chagnon Chair for the Teaching of an Integrated Approach in Prevention, Laval University, Saint François d Assise Hospital CHUQ, Quebec, Canada
Am J Clin Nutr 89:641-51. 2009..Psychological distress (PD) and depressive symptoms are commonly observed during menopausal transition. Studies suggest that omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids may help alleviate depression...
- n-3 Fatty acid intake from marine food products among Quebecers: comparison to worldwide recommendationsMichel Lucas
Lucie and André Chagnon Chair for the Teaching of an Integrated Approach in Prevention, Laval University, Saint François d Assise Hospital CHUQ, Quebec, QC, Canada
Public Health Nutr 13:63-70. 2010..To quantify marine food product consumption and EPA + DHA intake among Quebecers, and to compare the results with the most recent recommendations...
- Plasma omega-3 and psychological distress among Nunavik Inuit (Canada)Michel Lucas
Public Health Research Unit, Laval University Medical Research Centre CHUQ, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
Psychiatry Res 167:266-78. 2009..Our findings suggest that marine n-3 may play a role in PD among Inuit women. The gender difference observed in our analysis must be examined more carefully in future studies...
- Plasma n-3 fatty acids and psychological distress in aboriginal Cree Indians (Canada)Michel Lucas
Public Health Research Unit, Laval University Medical Research Centre, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
Public Health Nutr 12:2343-51. 2009..To examine the relationship between psychological distress (PD) and plasma n-3 long-chain (LC) PUFA, i.e. EPA, docosapentaenoic acid (DPAn-3) and DHA...
- Early docosahexaenoic acid supplementation of mothers during lactation leads to high plasma concentrations in very preterm infantsIsabelle Marc
Departement de Pediatrie, Centre Hosipitalier de l Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
J Nutr 141:231-6. 2011..001). Early supplementation with DHA to lactating mothers with low dietary DHA intake successfully increased the plasma DHA status in very preterm infants...
- Gestational age and birth weight in relation to n-3 fatty acids among Inuit (Canada)Michel Lucas
Public Health Research Unit, Laval University Medical Research Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec G1V 5B3, Canada
Lipids 39:617-26. 2004..In this seafood-eating population, an increase in the proportion of n-3 HUFA (of the total HUFA), measured in umbilical cord plasma phospholipids, was associated with a significantly longer GA...
- Household crowding is associated with higher allostatic load among the InuitMylene Riva
Axe Santé des populations et pratiques optimales en santé, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Quebec, Canada
J Epidemiol Community Health 68:363-9. 2014..Living in overcrowded conditions may endanger health via stress pathophysiology. This study examines whether higher household crowding is associated with stress-related physiological dysregulations among the Inuit...