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Latest Mitochondrial disease Stories

2012-01-03 14:30:16

Aging-related tissue degeneration can be caused by mitochondrial dysfunction in tissue stem cells.

2011-07-28 17:46:56

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) are truly talented multi-taskers.

2011-06-29 07:00:29

A class of anti-retroviral drugs commonly used to treat HIV, particularly in Africa and low income countries, can cause premature aging, according to this study.

2011-06-16 09:42:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC/BB: TBIO) today announced the launch of the Nuclear Mitome Test, a genetic test to aid physicians in the diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders.

2011-06-08 02:01:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S.

2011-05-31 13:03:21

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) can give women at risk of passing on a mitochondrial DNA disorder to their offspring a good chance of being able to give birth to an unaffected child.

2011-05-19 10:26:00

--Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study May Point to Much-Needed Drug Therapy for Elusive Metabolic Disorders -- PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A human drug that both prevents and cures kidney failure in mice sheds light on disabling human mitochondrial disorders, and may represent a potential treatment in people with such illnesses.

2011-05-01 00:09:03

MitoAction announces the second annual Sandra K. Russell Derby Day Benefit for Mito, a Derby Day fundraiser to support those who are battling mitochondrial disease. The benefit will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mandarin Oriental, Boston.

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2011-04-19 12:35:00

A British expert panel said on Tuesday that more research is needed before "3-parent" fertility treatments designed to prevent some incurable diseases can be considered safe for clinical use.

2011-02-17 00:00:46

MEDomics is the DNA Diagnostic Partner for the Physician Providing Personalized Medicine Azusa, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 MEDomics provides next generation (NextGen) sequence-based DNA diagnostic testing to enable personalized medicine in the genomics era, and is transforming diagnostic testing for mitochondrial diseases.


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