Here is the recap of this week’s news in health:
Families struggle with rare mitochondrial diseases Mitochondrial diseases can rob a person of vision and hearing, cause strokes and seizures, and instill a fear of an uncertain future. Those suffering from conditions related to mitochondrial diseases on the Seacoast want to band together and create a supportive community that can provide resources and help patients and families deal with the difficult circumstances that the diseases present.
Vitamin B supplements may guard against stroke Taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce your risk of stroke, a new review shows. Previous research has yielded conflicting findings about whether taking vitamin B supplements affects the risk of stroke and heart attack.
High LDL Cholesterol Remains Common Among U.S. Adults High low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol remains common among U.S. adults, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.
How to have a good heart health? Heart diseases are not uncommon or unheard of, but the rate at which it has catapulted, raises red flags.
10 secrets to great heart health On World Heart Day which is celebrated on September 29, say yes to good eating habits and exercise. Have low fat milk, make your plate colourful by opting for different coloured vegetables and fruits, says an expert.