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.

Intralipid infusion therapy: Couple have longed-for son following five failed cycles of IVF – all thanks to a drip containing EGG YOLK

Couple have longed-for son following five failed cycles of IVF – all thanks to a drip containing EGG YOLK Hannah and Simon spent five years trying to conceive a childThey decided to try egg and soya solution for final attemptHannah became pregnant and gave birth to Noah in late 2012 and it worked.' Hannah with baby Noah: She was given a drip-feed egg solution, which may have stabilised her immune system Hannah had a condition that meant her body was attacking the embryos, causing her to miscarry.

RED ALERT: How to beat your skin misery

RED ALERT: How to beat your skin miseryMore people than ever suffer from rosacea, acne and eczema One in ten Brits suffer form Rosacea12 per cent of women suffer from adult acneCelebrities such as Cameron Diaz and Katy Perry have to disguise their breakouts on the red carpet | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 25 August 2012 More Britons than ever suffer from long-term skin conditions – the most common being acne, rosacea, eczema and seborrheic dermatitis, and sometimes all four at the same time.

Eggs: Are they bad for cholesterol and how many can I have?

Are they bad for cholesterol and how many can I have: Unscrambling the truth about eggs | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 7 August 2012 Once demonised as bad for the heart, eggs have been repositioned as a health food in recent years as researchers have found that not only are they good for hearts, but can even help you to lose weight.

Want to give up smoking? Look back to your youth as childhood trauma could be to blame

Want to give up smoking Look back to your youth as childhood trauma could be to blame Women who were physically or emotionally abused at children were 1.4 times more likely to become a smoker | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 13 July 2012 The researchers said their study highlighted the role psychological distress may play in choosing to smoke Women who struggle to give up smoking may do well to look back to their youth, after researchers found a link between the habit and childhood trauma.

Milk fat found in junk food may be to blame for dramatic rise in IBS cases

Milk fat found in junk food may be to blame for dramatic rise in IBS cases Concentrated milk fat is abundant in processed foods and confectionery By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 13 June 2012 | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 13 June 2012 A great source of calcium – but concentrated fat from milk could be irritating our bowels A dairy ingredient in junk food may be responsible for rising rates of inflammatory bowel disease and other immune disorders, research suggests.

Widely-prescribed statins may help to fight Alzheimer’s if they’re given in early stages

Widely prescribed statins may help to fight Alzheimer’s if they’re given in early stages.A widely prescribed statin could help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease if it is given at an early stage, researchers suggest.

Statins: American government warns of statins diabetes risk so why doesn"t British regulator?

U.S government says statin bottles must carry warning over diabetes risk – so why are British users being left in the dark Statin benefit it indisputable but need to be taken with 'knowledge of side effects', says FDA Around seven million adults in the UK take statins Taking statins can raise blood sugar levels and increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, the U.S.