High Fish Consumption May Reduce Depression Risk

The results were especially positive in studies conducted in Europe, although the researchers believe this was due to study size.

The association between fish consumption and risk of depression is controversial. Researchers performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the association.

Researchers from The Medical College of Qingdao University in China performed a literature search in PubMed, EMBASE and Web of Science database for all relevant studies up to March 2015. We pooled the relative risks (RRs) with 95% CIs from individual studies with random effects model, and conducted meta-regression to explore potential sources of heterogeneity. Publication bias was estimated by Egger’s test and the funnel plot.

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