Could bad gut bacteria be responsible for thousands of heart attacks each year?

Could gut bacteria be to blame for thousands of heart attacks each yearStudy has found that bugs in gut are responsible for converting food into harmful compound called TMAOTMAO is a compound responsible for cholesterol building up on artery walls and hardening the arteriesAdds to research that bacteria, both on and inside the body, play vital role in our health By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 15:57 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 25 April 2013 Gut bacteria may be responsible for thousands of heart attacks – particularly in people who have no obvious risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol.

Syrup found in biscuits, ice cream and energy drinks fuelling diabetes "global scale"

Syrup found in biscuits, ice cream and energy drinks fuelling diabetes on a 'global scale' Countries that use large amounts of fructose corn syrup have diabetes rates 20% higher than those that consume littleU.S has greatest consumption of the syrup by far amounting to 25kg per person a year, compared to 0.5kg in the UK | UPDATED: 18:14 GMT, 27 November 2012 The syrup is used in processed foods because it improves appearance, providing a consistent browning after oven heating A sweetener used in food manufacture could be partly to blame for rising rates of type 2 diabetes, say scientists.

Miracle baby given just a 3% chance of survival at birth amazes doctors by heading home six months later

Miracle baby given just a 3% chance of survival at birth amazes doctors by heading home six months later Jacob Reed's chances of survival were so slim, that before he was born doctors repeatedly told his mother Pippa Stanley, 26, that she should abort him | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 11 September 2012 A baby who was given just a 3 per cent chance of survival at birth has beaten the odds to come home after six months in hospital.

Mother who needed face "rebuilt" with 20 ops after test riding horse sues owners

Mother who needed face 'rebuilt' with 20 ops after test riding horse sues ownersKara Goldsmith had her case against the horse’s keeper, Bradley Patchcott, rejected last year by a County Court judge, but is still seeking huge damages A woman who had to have 20 operations to 'rebuild' her face after being thrown off a horse she was considering buying is now battling for huge damages from the animal’s keeper.