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Scientific Breakthrough Helps Avoid Birth Defects

Pioneering Research in the UK should be able in the future, to help families at risk from mitochondrial diseases to have healthy children. This article was in the Irish independent last Thursday 15th April 2010.

Most people know that we have DNA inside our bodies that provide a blueprint for making… well, us.  But strangely we actually have another special kind of DNA inside us called Mitochondrial DNA – it’s actually a kind of a parasite – but like the good bacteria in your gut.

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