A new hay fever cure? Scientists trial Botox gel applied to the nose

Never mind wrinkles – a blob of Botox on your nose could banish hay fever, too Gel is applied to the nose and will penetrate the skinIt's hoped the toxin will block chemicals released by the body that cause annoying symptoms | UPDATED: 17:52 GMT, 9 October 2012 It has been used to treat a host of ailments from migraines to incontinence – and that's on top of it being the world's most famous wrinkle-buster.

Why taking painkillers for a headache could simply be making things worse

Why taking painkillers for a headache could simply be making things worse | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 18 September 2012 'Vicious cycle': Taking aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol at least every other day can leave sufferers more prone to headaches (stock image) Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering from ‘disabling’ headaches caused by overuse of painkillers, experts warn.

Suffering from headaches? Leave the painkillers and just drink water

Suffering from headaches Leave the painkillers and just drink water | UPDATED: 22:59 GMT, 10 August 2012 Scientists found drinking around seven glasses a day was enough to ease pain and improve the quality of life in patients Next time you have a headache, you might be better off leaving the painkillers in the packet and just drinking a glass of water.

Health hotspots: Living in Wales could give you migraines, the South West may be bad for your heart, while Scottish children are prone to eczema

Health hotspots: How living in Wales could give you migraines, and why the South West may be bad for your heart | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 5 June 2012 If you are Welsh and regularly suffer from migraines, or live in the South West and have a heart condition, you may want to consider moving house.

Huw Edwards: "I am one of those people who can put on weight simply by looking at a Twix"

'I am one of those people who can put on weight simply by looking at a Twix': Under the microscope with Huw Edwards | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 28 May 2012 The newsreader, 50, on constantly being on a diet, suffering from migraines and what keeps him awake at night 'I have never been a big drinker so this calorific nightmare is avoided,' said Huw Edwards EVER DIETED Better question: am I ever not on a diet I am one of those people who can put on weight simply by looking at a Twix.

Migraine treatment: Botox injections given green light

Hope for thousands who suffer migraines as treatment involving botox is given the green light | UPDATED: 08:11 GMT, 11 May 2012 Crippling: Migraine sufferers quality of life could be dramatically improved by botox treatments set to become available on the NHS Thousands of patients who suffer from migraines will be offered Botox injections on the NHS.