LivingFuel HealthAlert: Saving Physiques From Muscle Loss

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Posted on 19th February 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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(UPI) A U.S. researcher says future generations may slow sarcopenia — muscle loss due to aging. Study leader Holly Van Remmen of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found muscle cells die when oxidative stress impairs the cells’ energy centers — mitochondria. Understanding how to help mitochondria function may lead to new treatments for muscle disorders, Van Remmen says.

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