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Saturated Fats ‘Do Not Clog Arteries And Cause Heart Disease’, Cardiologists Claim

The idea that saturated fats clog up arteries and therefore causes heart disease is “plain wrong”, experts have claimed. Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), three cardiologists said that saturated fats – found in butter, lard, sausages, bacon, cheese and cream – do not clog the arteries. To truly champion heart health, the…

Why Mucus Could Be Great News For Your Teeth

Correction: this article originally stated that nasal mucus could be beneficial for your teeth. This statement was incorrect and we have amended it accordingly. Mucus found in the body could help protect teeth from the bacteria that causes cavities. Writing in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, researchers suggested that mucus found in the internal linings of…

Grandma, 95, With Alzheimer’s Lights Up When She Plays With Her Therapy Dog

Touching pictures of an elderly women with her therapy dog are giving us all the feels. The 95-year-old, Winifred Lowe, suffers from Alzheimer’s and often becomes distressed, but luckily she now has a small Daschund on hand to soothe her. Lowe’s grandson Richard Dawson, who is her live-in carer alongside his brother, shared adorable photos of the…

This Is What People Want You To Understand About Mental Illness

We’re talking about mental health more than ever before, but sadly, many misconceptions around mental illness still exist. To further improve understanding, Reddit users living with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia have been sharing what they wish others knew. Here’s what they had to say. Hero Images via Getty Images Knowing is different from…

Man Who Mistook Sepsis Symptoms For Flu Has Both Legs Amputated

A sports fan was forced to have both of his legs amputated after discovering symptoms he’d mistaken for flu were actually signs of sepsis. James Mackey began feeling unwell in October but initially dismissed the symptoms for the common seasonal illness. But when his condition deteriorated, the father-of-three visited his GP. The doctor immediately called…