Mito in the News


Disturbances in brain energy metabolism in insulin resistance and diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease – Learnings from brain imaging biomarkers

MITOCHONDRIAL FUNNCTION 1 OF 3 MAIN FACTORS OBSERVED: This article was originally published here Int Rev Neurobiol. 2020;154:111-130. doi: 10.1016/bs.irn.2020.02.011. Epub 2020 Jul 11. ABSTRACT Medical imaging techniques, such...


Lincolnshire mum says this Coronation Street storyline is playing out her real life horror story

KIYA AND HER MOTHER BECKIE HAVE MELAS: This is a modal window. This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser A Lincolnshire mum says she has...


Patient mitochondrial health and the immune system

GENERAL ARTICLE ABOUT MITOCHONDRIAL HEALTH: Mitochondria are the “powerhouse” of the cell, and mitochondrian health is when carbohydrates and fats are being oxidized to produce energy Keeping patients’ immune...


CNIC scientists discover the mechanism of competition between mitochondrial genomes coexisting

IMAGE: Left: Control cells with only the C57 mtDNA variant. Center: Heteroplasmic cells, containing C57 and NZB mtDNA variants in the cytoplasm. Right: Heteroplasmic cells treated with an activator...


Single cells have their own defenses against pathogens

MITOCHONDRIAL ROLE IN CELLULAR DEFENSE: In the fight against pathogens, most researchers have focused on the diverse immune system arsenal that protects people against infection. However, the lab of...


COMP Recommends CTI-1601 as Orphan Drug for Treating Friedreich’s Ataxia

RE: FRIEDREICH’S ATAXIA: The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP), an arm of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), has issued a positive opinion about granting orphan drug status to...


Study unveils the role of mitochondria in combating typhoid fever

INTERESTING BRIEF DESRIPTION OF ROLE OF MITOCHONDRIA IN IMMUNITY: Salmonella Typhi is bacterias that cause typhoid fever. The bacterias infect the intestinal tract and the blood. The lab of...


COVID-19: Mitochondria’s Pivotal Role in COVID-19.

GEBERAL ARTICLE ABOUT MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION: Symptoms such as sleep disturbance, fatigue, appetite disturbance, loss of interest in usual activities, and decreased social interaction are observed in both sickness behavior...


UoH researchers identify possible cause for platelet reduction in dengue patients

THe DENGUE VIRUS MYSTERY UNFOLDING, THE VIRUS ATTACKS MITOCHONDRIA: Hyderabad : Dengue virus infections pose a significant threat to human health currently, as it has been reported from nearly...


Peterborough based BGL group donates to charity helping those impacted by pandemic

CHARLIE GARD FOUNDATION HELPING THOSE WHO HAVE MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE: Stephanie Roundsmith, Head of Communications and Fundraising, the Charlie Gard Foundation, and Emily Taylor, CSR and Sponsorship Manager, BGL Group....