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Parkinsonian Power Failure: Neuron Degeneration May Be Caused by a Cellular Energy Sy

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by charityfundraiser, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. charityfundraiser

    charityfundraiser Senior Member

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    One would think that CFS researchers should spend a lot more resources looking at mitochondria....

    Damaged cell powerhouses linked to Parkinson's
    http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101006/full/news.2010.518.html

    Parkinsonian Power Failure: Neuron Degeneration May Be Caused by a Cellular Energy System Breakdown
    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=parkinsons-mitochondria

     
  2. Enid

    Enid Senior Member

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    Yes this Dr Myhill's approach isn't it - mitochondria damage - very much involved in ME from her research. One gets the feeling as research continues and more is understood benefits will come for other related neuroimmune diseases.
     
  3. August59

    August59 Daughters High School Graduation

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    Rotenone was been used as "rat poison" a few years back. I'm pretty sure rotenone (or something very similar) is found naturally in the environment. I'm going to check on this, but I think it (in some form) occurs in apple seeds and the outer shell of "green" hickory nuts, scalybark nuts and walnuts.
     

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