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Power outage `You think, "My daughter is 4 - she shouldn't have these problems." But if you were 94, you'd say, "That's part of aging."'
Boston Globe - Boston, Mass.
Subjects: Genetic disorders; Aging; Mitochondrial DNA; Medical research
Author: Johnson, Carolyn Y
Date: Sep 15, 2008
Start Page: A.11
Section: HealthScience
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The same type of power plant failure that causes Eva's body to go awry is now being implicated in some of the most common ailments of old age, and the possibility that mitochondria play a central role in aging is drawing a surge of public and private investment - into everything from understanding the basic science, to crafting antiaging elixirs targeted to them.

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