Beneficial variant is a mitochondrial microprotein that could be key to developing future pharmaceutical interventions.
Study suggests changes in strength and mobility may depend on genetic variations in a critical mitochondrial enzyme.
The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.
Mitochondrial peptide MOTS-c regulates the immune system and prevents the self-destruction of cells that create insulin, according to a new study in mice.
Here’s just some of what we’ve learned by listening to Lessons in Lifespan Health, the podcast produced by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
Researchers also identify molecular pathway that can inform development of treatments for muscle-wasting conditions such as sarcopenia.
During moderate exercise, the brain’s hypothalamus – the region controlling metabolism – releases a hormone linked to obesity resistance, according to research in mice.
Results likely apply to all East Asian carriers, but exercise may eliminate greater likelihood of getting the disease, say USC researchers.
Animal and human data reveal new target for reversing age-related decline, according to USC study.