Australian trial of mitochondrial treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome

by Sasha Nimmo Melbourne scientists are testing a combination of mitochondrial supplements on 8 or 9 patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (Fukuda criteria). The 20-week study for patients with Fukuda chronic fatigue syndrome is open-label, so patients are aware they are receiving the treatment and there is no placebo group.  Participants take the capsules daily, as well as medical … Continue reading Australian trial of mitochondrial treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome

Study overturns old ideas on mitochondria which may explain ME muscle problems

by Sasha Nimmo Mitochondria’s electrical system may explain exercise intolerance in ME. New 3D microscopic images of mice show how mitochondria are arranged in muscle and now explain how muscle rapidly distributes energy into the cell for movement. Researchers believe the information will change the way scientists think about muscle function and open up a … Continue reading Study overturns old ideas on mitochondria which may explain ME muscle problems