Mitochondria of mice and men: moderate magnetic fields in obesity and fatty liver.

@article{Nichols2012MitochondriaOM,
  title={Mitochondria of mice and men: moderate magnetic fields in obesity and fatty liver.},
  author={Trent W. Nichols},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2012},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={
          287-93
        }
}
  • T. Nichols
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Medical hypotheses
This paper reviews insulin resistance associated with fatty liver which accompanies the metabolic syndrome or diabetes from obesity. Until recently, one hypothesis that has received little attention is that mitochondrial defects are the cause of metabolic syndromes or diabetes 2, fatty liver and insulin resistance. Another hypothesis is that moderate magnetic fields change gene expression. Ob/Ob mice when treated with 0.5 T direct current electromagnetic fields were found to increase their… Expand
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