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1. The 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet, omega.
2. Symbol for ohm.


/Ω/ ohm.


symbol for ohm.


[ōmē′gə, ōmā′gə, om′əgə]
Ω, ω, the 24th letter of the Greek alphabet.


The 24th letter in the Greek alphabet.

Medspeak-UK: pronounced, oh MEE guh
Medspeak-US: pronounced, oh MAY guh


A permutation of reiki in which a healer is believed to be capable of transferring healing energy without physical contact with the patient.


1. Twenty-fourth and last letter of the Greek alphabet (ω, Ω).
2. Ohm.


, ω
Omega (qv)


the twenty-fourth and last letter of the Greek alphabet, Ω.

omega protein
topoisomerase I of Escherichia coli.

Patient discussion about omega

Q. Is Omega 3 fatty acids helps brain development of babies? There are all sorts of food supplements that add omega 3 to their baby formula. Is it helpful? Can it harm?


I found a nice video with a pediatrician that explain that exactly!!

Q. I heard that omega 3 is good for autoimmune diseases- is that true? I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and I take all sort of anti inflammatory drugs. And I heard I can take omega 3 and I’ll be able to cut down the medication.

A. According to studies Omega 3 fatty acids have anti inflammatory effects and a lot of other helpful qualities. Here is a some articles I found about it. Any way you should consult your doctor maybe for you specific- it won’t help. But here it is:

Q. Does Omega 3 help to get rid of headache?

A. omega 3 fatty acids are a building material of "resolvins" which are anti inflammatory substances. so if the headaches are caused by inflammations- it can reduce then. but it won't "get rid" of them. you have to eliminate the cause for the inflammation.

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Omega Protein was making most of its money turning menhaden into fertilizer and livestock feed for tasteless tilapia and factory-farmed chicken.
At one meeting in 1983, in a possible indication that the industry was more worried about menhaden population levels than its public pronouncements suggested, representatives of Omega Protein, then called the Zapata Haynie Corporation, conferred with their competitors about shortening the fishing season and letting fish grow older and fatter before they were caught.
Omega Protein raises the point that a Virginia sector of the Chesapeake Bay is pretty much the only menhaden-rich territory it's still allowed to fish.
said Omega Protein will provide another platform in Cooke's growth strategy through further diversification in the supply side of the business.
Following closing, the addition of Omega Protein serves as a perfect strategic piece for the Cooke family of companies.
Incorporating omega-3 products into a food company's established processing line is relatively painless," says Richard Schoenfeld, vice president of oil marketing at Omega Protein.
8 September 2014 - US nutritional products company Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) said today it had taken over Canadian plant- and marine-based speciality oils and essential fatty acids supplier Bioriginal Food & Science Corp for around USD71.
Pizzey's Nutritionals and Omega Protein Corporation have partnered to promote MeadowPure UltraGrad, a blend of Pizzey's value added MeadowPure flax ingredients and Omega Protein's OmegaPure refined menhaden oil.
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has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Texas, US-based nutritional product company Omega Protein Corp.
Consumer awareness of omega 3 fatty acids is exponentially greater than in years past," said Sarah London, Marketing, Omega Protein, Houston, TX.
Omega Protein received financial advices from Da[euro]ZA Davidson & Co and strategic advice from Aspect Consumer Partners on the transaction.