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Aug 22, 2014, 4:31 PM
Mitochondrial disorders are well known to cause widespread multisystem problems.
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Aug 15, 2014, 4:32 PM
Recent events surrounding the Justina Pellitier case have left the mito community understandably upset, frustrated and angry.
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Aug 8, 2014, 4:34 PM
The autonomic nervous system is the part of the brain that regulates heart rate, blood pressure, temperature stability and other AUTOMATIC functions.
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Aug 1, 2014, 4:36 PM
Today's factoid is for those new to the community: The energy producing pathway known as the electron transport chain or respiratory chain, is embedded within...
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Jul 25, 2014, 4:57 PM
Many patients are told by non-mitochondrial disease doctors that there is no reason for gene testing.
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Jul 18, 2014, 4:59 PM
Mitochondrial disease is an umbrella heading that covers a multitude of sub-types of very specific
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Jul 15, 2014, 5:02 PM
Mitochondrial patients often have elevations of CPK, a muscle enzyme. Chronically elevated CPK levels are reflective of muscle disease and muscle breakdown.
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Jun 27, 2014, 5:04 PM
Urine organic acids screen for the presence or absence of specific compounds that can be found in mitochondrial and other metabolic disorders.