Popular Chinese medicine used for migraines could be FATAL, warn watchdogs

Popular Chinese medicine used for migraines could be FATAL, warn health watchdogsZheng Tian Wan is unregulated but available in the UKMedicine contains herb known as Queen of PoisonsCould be toxic for the heart and nervous systemExperts urge anyone who has taken herb to visit GP By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 16:40 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 18 April 2013 The plant remedy contains aconite a herb once dubbed the 'Queen of Poisons' A herbal medicine used by alternative practitioners to treat migraines could be fatal.

You won"t bee-lieve it! Could manuka honey beat drug-resistant superbugs?

You won't bee-lieve it! Could manuka honey beat drug-resistant superbugs By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:53 GMT, 16 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 17 March 2013 Strong stuff: Manuka honey could fight drug-resistant superbugs It is a natural medicine used for thousands of years to clean wounds and fight bacteria.

The world around us: Sublime images of nature at its best vie for top prize in 2012 National Geographic photography competition

The world around us: Sublime images of nature at its best vie for top prize in 2012 National Geographic photography competition . Could a spectacular shot of Indochinese tigress Busaba shaking herself dry in a Thailand zoo win this year”s National Geographic photography contest Or will an awe-inspiring image of a pair of bangled feet planted on the vivid pink floor of a temple in India”s Maharashtra take first prize National Geographic sets the standard for photographic excellence, and 2012 is no different, with the organisation calling professional and amateur photographers from across the globe to send in their most breath-taking entries in the categories of people, places, and nature.

Never too late to get fit: What to do in your 70s

Never too late to get fit: What to do in your 70s | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 17 September 2012 MEN: Researchers are convinced that a daily walk becomes more important the older you get, with many suggesting that 20 to 30 minutes is all that’s needed to benefit health.

London Olympics 2012: Sex before sport WON"T ruin your medal chances

Good news for Olympians! Sex before sport WON'T ruin your medal chances A review of studies found sex doesn't reduce physical strength or enduranceNo research yet on psychological impact of the act | UPDATED: 16:33 GMT, 31 July 2012 The ancient Greeks believed athletes should avoid sex before sport, but modern Olympians and scientists are torn over whether abstinence enhances performance.