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.

Main Street in the 40s: Rare colour photographs capture the cafes, general stores and corner shops that were the heartbeat of small town America

The way it was: Rare colour photographs of Main Street in the 1940s capture the cafes, general stores and corner shops that were the heartbeat of small town America . A nostalgic collection of photographs has offered a fascinating glimpse of the American Main Street in the early 1940s.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in ancient cave could create new drugs

Discovery of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in ancient cave could lead to cure for superbugs Bugs hidden from outside world for four million yearsResistance believed to be result of over use of drugs But this discovery shows it is 'hard-wired' in nature | UPDATED: 08:31 GMT, 12 April 2012 Antibiotic-resistant bacteria cut off from the outside world for more than four million years have been found in a deep cave.

Could swine flu vaccine cause narcolepsy? Scientists probe link between drug and increase in cases

Could swine flu vaccine cause narcolepsy Scientists probe link between drug and increase in cases | UPDATED: 21:35 GMT, 28 March 2012 Swine flu vaccine may have been responsible for a sudden increase in cases of narcolepsy among schoolchildren in Finland, a study has found.