Health Library

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Mitochondrial Diseases

  • What are mitochondrial diseases? Mitochondria (say "my-tuh-KAWN-dree-uh") are tiny parts of the cells in your body. Mitochondria are often called the powerhouse of a cell, because one of their jobs is to make energy. Mitochondrial diseases are a group of rare diseases that can be passed down from mothers to...

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