Tag Archive: energy

Jan 12 2017

Novel Imaging Tool Estimates Energy Production in Mitochondrial Diseases

mitochondrial diseaseFitness tools that monitor your daily use of energy, from counting steps to tracking sleep, have exploded in popularity. Researchers are developing better noninvasive, high-resolution methods to estimate how well the fundamental source of that energy — your mitochondria — are working, and they have recently had some important successes.

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Apr 21 2015

Restoring Cellular Energy Could Lead to Mitochondrial Disease Treatments

mitochondrial diseaseBy using existing human drugs to improve metabolism and restore shortened lifespans in microscopic worms, scientists have set the stage for human clinical trials of possible innovative therapies for mitochondrial disease.

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