Could herbal pill cure your cravings for fatty foods by making them unappealing?

Could herbal pill cure your cravings for fatty foods by making them unappealingPlant extract stopped people eating three minutes earlier than counterparts Participants reported no side effects By Louis De Bernires and Louise Eccles PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:44 GMT, 2 March 2013 A new herbal supplement claims to dramatically reduce people's appetite and make fatty foods seem less appealing.

Largest ever study into echinacea finds herbal remedy can protect against colds

Largest ever clinical study into echinacea finds herbal remedy CAN protect against colds | UPDATED: 08:34 GMT, 10 October 2012 The herbal remedy echinacea can prevent colds and is of most benefit to people who are prone to them, according to the largest ever clinical study of the herbal medicine.

Grandfather with "incurable" cancer is given the all-clear after swapping red meat and dairy products for 10 fruit and veg a day

Did this grandfather, 78, really beat 'incurable' cancer just by changing his diet Extraordinary story of the man who got 'all-clear' after swapping red meat and dairy products for 10 fruit and veg a day Doctors told Allan Taylor, 78, in April that his cancer couldn't be treated and had spread from his colon to his small intestine In August the retired oil rig engineer from Middlesbrough got another letter – to say he was cancer-free He puts the change down to his new diet, which he adopted after looking up 'colon cancer cures' on the internet | UPDATED: 14:54 GMT, 16 September 2012 A grandfather, who was told by doctors that his cancer was 'incurable', has been given the all-clear less than four months later – after trying a different diet.

Echinacea could trigger allergies in children under 12, warns UK drugs watchdog

Echinacea could trigger allergies in children under 12, UK drugs watchdog warns parents Herbal remedy could cause serious allergic reaction in children | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 20 August 2012 A popular herbal remedy used to ward off colds should not be given to children under 12, according to the UK drugs watchdog.

YouTube video that saved Ruth"s life: Diagnosed with terminal cancer, her internet plea helped find her a surgeon for risky operation

The YouTube video that saved Ruth's life: Diagnosed with terminal cancer, her internet plea helped find her a surgeon for risky operation | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 26 June 2012 The YouTube video is short — just three minutes — but the message is compelling.

Beating acne may be a matter of thyme as herbal cream "more effective" than prescription gel

Beating acne may be a matter of thyme: Herbal cream 'more effective' than prescription gel Thyme more effective than marigold, myrrh and acne chemical benzoyl peroxide | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 27 March 2012 Beating acne may be simply a matter of thyme.

Experts warn herbal remedy butterbur can cause liver damage and even organ failure

Experts warn herbal remedy butterbur can cause liver damage and even organ failure Dangerous remedy: No products containing butterbur (pictured) have been sanctioned for use in Britain, but they are still being advertised here Most of us see herbal remedies as a safe way to medicate, with few side effects.

Middle-aged women warned against buying unlicensed herbal menopause treatment

Middle-aged women warned against buying unlicensed herbal menopause treatment Concerned: The MHRA said the pills contain 50 times the approved dose for treating menopausal symptoms People are being warned against buying a potentially dangerous herbal product for treating symptoms of the menopause. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a safety notice over FSC (Food Supplement Company) Black Cohosh 1000mg capsules. The MHRA said the pills – an unlicensed herbal remedy – contain 50 times the approved dose for treating menopausal symptoms and do not have the necessary authorisation as a medicine