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Latest Mitochondrial disease Stories

2009-08-27 22:26:00

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.

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2009-08-27 06:20:00

Researchers believe they have found a way to avoid certain genetically inherited disorders through a special kind of in vitro fertilization (IVF).

2009-08-06 10:35:57

The normal aging process has long been linked to problems with cell respiration, the process through which the cells extract energy from nutrients

2009-07-28 11:09:46

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.

2009-06-09 05:15:00

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.

2009-05-29 08:07:41

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.

2009-03-31 08:00:00

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.

2009-02-12 08:41:24

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.

2008-12-04 14:33:00

SafeMinds Asks, "Is Mercury a Common Factor?" WASHINGTON, Dec.


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