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How Aging Affects Mitochondria in Brain Cells

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

how aging affects mitochondria in brain cells

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  • Mitochondria are the powerhouses of your cells, producing a majority of the energy generated in your body. They also coordinate apoptosis, or programmed cell death — an important process that ensures the death of malfunctioning cells that might otherwise turn into cancer


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