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  • CU-Boulder study: Old arteries returning to their younger conditions.
    CU-Boulder study: Old arteries returning to their younger conditions.
    In a press release on May 5, 2014, a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder have found an antioxidant that targets the mitochondria within a cell to reverse some of the aging effects on arteries.Mitochondria is a structure within a cell...
  • Models of chemical exposure during the Persian Gulf War.
    Gulf War illness found to have a mitochondrial basis
    After fourteen years of study, researchers led by Dr. Beatrice A. Golomb, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego have determined that Gulf War illness is the result of a mitochondrial dysfunction according to a March 27,...
  • Researchers tap into the language of the brain
    Researchers tap into the language of the brain
    New research conducted byNational Institutes of Healthresearchers at theNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokereleased Thursday, may have found how and whybrain cellsalter their tones in communication. The findings...
  • DIY chocolate coconut oil supplement for brain function Alzheimer's Autism ADHD
    DIY chocolate coconut oil supplement for brain function Alzheimer's Autism ADHD
    Diabetics have a 65% chance of getting Alzheimer’s. Brain starvation is a hallmark symptom of many diseases that stem from the mitochondria, which are responsible for the energy to support life and growth. When this fails, the cells fail to...
  • Cell Diagram including Mitochondria
    Global Mitochondrial Awareness Week raising money by staying in bed this Sunday
    Sept. 16-22 is Global Mitochondrial Awareness Week and it kicked off with the Boston MitoAction Energy Walk and 5K on Sept. 16 with the event raising over $117,500 for research into mitochondrial disease, $32,500 shy of their target. This Sunday...
  • At the core of fatigue is mitochondrial dysfunction
    When fatigue happens, can lipid replacement therapy® repair damaged membranes?
    When fatigue happens, most people want to know why. At the core of fatigue is mitochondrial dysfunction. The answer usually is because the membranes of the mitochondria of each cell may have been damaged. And the remedy usually suggested may be...
  • Another UCLA stem cell research breakthrough
    Another UCLA stem cell research breakthrough
    A new study by UCLA stem cell researchers could benefit treatment of cancer and other diseases. The four-year study appears in the November 15 issue of The EMBO Journal, a peer-reviewed journal of the European Molecular Biology Organization. Human...
  • Transmission electron micrograph of Wolbachia within an insect cell. , SAR11 bacteria are Alphaproteobacteria like this but ocean dwelling.
    Mitochondria came from the ocean
    Researchers from Upsala University (Sweden) have reported an analysis of ocean dwelling SAR11 bacteria that indicate mitochondria (the energy engines for plant and animal life) may have originated in simple bacteria in the ocean. The research was...
  • A mother holds her child
    Mitochondrial Disease Awareness
    Mitochondrial Disease is a still relatively unknown and under-researched disease. About 1 in every 4000 children will be diagnosed with it by age 10. The onset and diagnosis is most common in children, but the percentage of adults being diagnosed...