How Trauma Gets ‘Under the Skin’

April 15, 2024


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A new U-M study shows that adverse events from childhood can truly get ‘under the skin,’ impairing the muscle function of people as they age. Compromised muscle mitochondrial function can aggravate several age-related health outcomes, including cognitive ability and dementia. Lead researcher Kate Duchowny comments on the study in this article from the Institute for Social Research.

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