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Coenzyme Q10 and Degenerative Disorders Affecting Longevity: An Overview 2

Coenzyme Q10 and Degenerative Disorders Affecting Longevity: An Overview Abstract: Longevity is determined by a number of factors, including genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. A major factor affecting longevity is the development of degenerative disorders such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease and liver disease, particularly where these occur as […]


Bioavailability of coenzyme Q10 supplements depends on carrier lipids and solubilization 1

Bioavailability of coenzyme Q10 supplements depends on carrier lipids and solubilization Objectives: Bioavailability of supplements with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) in humans seems to depend on the excipients of formulations and on physiological characteristics of the individuals. The aim of this study was to determine which factors presented in CoQ10 supplements […]


How coenzyme Q10 may reduce inflammation 7

  It is well established that coronary artery disease (CAD) is associated with inflammatory processes and coenzyme Q10 may hold a promising role in reducing this inflammation by way of different mechanisms. A group of Taiwanese researchers from Chung Shan Medical University and the Intensive Care Unit of Taichung Veterans […]


“Recharging” an energy-starved heart

Coenzyme Q10 can restore quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure.   Several published studies show that patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) benefit from taking supplements of the vitamin-like compound coenzyme Q10. The treatment enables their heart muscle to contract with greater force, their exercise tolerance increases, […]


New treatment helps heart patients survive

People with chronic heart failure have 43 % lower risk of dying if they take supplements of a natural compound called coenzyme Q10, according to a large international heart study that was published recently.   Improved survival, reduced need for heart transplants and hospitalization, and potential savings on healthcare expenditure […]