Tag: "creatine" at biology news
Special Imaging Study Shows Failing Hearts Are 'Energy Starved'
...he chemical that fuels heart contractions and that creatine
kinase (CK) is the enzyme for one of the sources of ATP, we believe this is the first time someone has actually measured the flux of ATP produced by CK reaction in the beating human heart.?/p> Specifically, Bottomley and a team of cardiologists a...
Smoking changes brain chemistry
...kdown of cell membranes. Concentration of total creatine
(tCr) levels in the frontal lobes was typically higher in the smokers who did not use patches compared to those who did. The metabolite tCr plays an important role in supplying energy to the muscle cells. Higher tCr levels have been associated with s...
NIH announces phase III clinical trial of creatine for Parkinson's disease
...nical trial to learn if the nutritional supplement creatine
can slow the progression of Parkinson's disease (PD). While creatine
is not an approved therapy for PD or any other condition, it is widely thought to improve exercise p...