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Mitochondria

119 articles.
Posted on April 21, 2017, 6 a.m. in Mitochondria Cardio-Vascular
Mitochondrial  'Circuit Breaker' Protects Heart from Damage

Heart mitochondria build power grid networks that enable them to limit disturbances in energy flow to a smaller region, preventing damage to an entire muscle

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Posted on March 14, 2017, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Exercise Mitochondria
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Reverses Aging

Mayo Clinic study shows that high-intensity aerobic exercise performed in short intervals can reverse the aging processes.

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Posted on May 3, 2016, 6 a.m. in Cancer Mitochondria
Clue to Cancer in Cellular Powerhouses

As many as 30% of all cancers employ mitochondria, the powerhouses inside cells, to create an environment that is conducive to tumor growth.

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Posted on March 17, 2016, 6 a.m. in Exercise Dietary Supplementation Mitochondria
Antioxidant Deters Exercise-Related Fatigue

As a dietary supplement, glutathione may boost mitochondria levels in muscle.

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Posted on Feb. 17, 2016, 6 a.m. in Sports Medicine Functional Foods Mitochondria
Salmon Compound May Enhance Sports Performance

The carotenoid lending salmon its pink-orange color, astaxanthin boosts mitochondria antioxidant defenses, in a lab animal model.

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Posted on Nov. 20, 2015, 6 a.m. in Exercise Longevity Mitochondria
Big Health Payoff for Lifelong Fitness Commitment

There are 3 elements of an effective fitness regimen to prevent bone and muscle deterioration, injury, and disease.

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Posted on Sept. 3, 2015, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Diet Mitochondria
Tweaking Mitochondria via Nutrition

Long-chain fatty acids may exert protective effects on the mitochondria’s control mechanism (fruitfly model).

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Posted on Feb. 11, 2015, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Mitochondria
Predictor of Frailty & Death Revealed

A person’s blood level of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) may predict overall risk of frailty and death from any cause 10 to 15 years before symptoms appear.

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Posted on Sept. 23, 2013, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Mitochondria
Mom’s Genes May Influence Aging Process
Aging may not be determined not only by the accumulation of changes during our lifetime, but also by the genes we acquire from our mothers. Continue reading…
Posted on April 25, 2013, 6 a.m. in Musculoskeletal Dietary Supplementation Mitochondria Vitamins
Vitamin D Is an Essential Energy Nutrient

Vitamin D is vital for efficient muscle performance and may help to boost energy levels.

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