Diesel fumes are also very bad for your heart

Diesel fumes are as bad for your heart as they are for the lungs. It doesn’t take a genius to work this one out, but scientists in Scotland have found that tiny particles produced when diesel burns are harmful to blood vessels and can increase the chances of blood clots forming in arteries, leading to … [Read the full story]

Would you like your cholesterol pill with a milkshake?

Fast food restaurants could hand out free cholesterol-busting statin drugs with their burgers and fries so customers can offset the heart disease risks caused by the food, British researchers say. Statins lower the amount of unhealthy “LDL” cholesterol in the blood, and a raft of data has shown they are highly effective in fighting the … [Read the full story]