Latest Mitochondrial disease Stories
WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. researchers using CRi's Oosight(TM) imaging system have developed a gene transfer technique that has potential to prevent inherited diseases passed on from mothers to their children through mutated DNA in cell mitochondria.
Researchers believe they have found a way to avoid certain genetically inherited disorders through a special kind of in vitro fertilization (IVF).
The normal aging process has long been linked to problems with cell respiration, the process through which the cells extract energy from nutrients
Mitochondrial diseases disrupt the power generating machinery within cells and increase a person's susceptibility to bacterial infection, particularly in the lungs or respiratory tract.
Highly Sensitive Genetic Test Provides Early Diagnosis of Mitochondrial Diseases LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDomics, LLC (www.medomics.com) announces an innovative test for early diagnosis of mitochondrial diseases, a group of disorders that can result in neurological dysfunction, muscle weakness, gastrointestinal symptoms, migraine headaches, blindness, deafness, and diabetes.
Sensory ataxic neuropathy (SAN) is a recently identified neurological disorder in Golden Retriever dogs with onset during puppyhood. Affected dogs move in an uncoordinated manner and have sensory deficits.
NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg and Mindy Scheier announced today that they will be hosting OlliePalooza, a benefit for The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, in honor of their four year-old son, Oliver, on April 25, 2009 at Strata in New York City.
Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a much-needed way to monitor and find treatments for a mysterious and devastating group of metabolic diseases that arise from mutations in cells' fuel-burning mechanism.
SafeMinds Asks, "Is Mercury a Common Factor?" WASHINGTON, Dec.
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