The discovery of how breast cancer cells shift to mitochondrial metabolism to metastasize could lead to new ways to stop their spread and reduce mortality.
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Researchers may have a new way to fight Werner Syndrome, which causes early aging and death, with supplements that boost the breakdown of mitochondria.
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One in eight women in the general population is a carrier of mitochondrial disease. New findings could inform genetic counseling for those who plan to have children.
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A new drug could be an effective alternative to cisplatin, a popular anti-cancer drug that also causes kidney issues.
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There may be a way to prevent the worst damage in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Huntington's, ALS, and others.
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Astronaut Scott Kelly spent 340 days in space. His twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, stayed on Earth. Here's how their mitochondria compare.
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When researchers improved the weak "cleaning system" in the brain cells of animals with Alzheimer's, symptoms almost disappeared.
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