Soaring numbers of men with "drinkers nose" have unsightly thread veins removed to stop them looking like heavy boozers

Soaring numbers of men with 'drinkers nose' have unsightly thread veins removed to stop them looking like heavy boozers Thread veins around the nose can be caused by alcohol, but also smoking, sun exposure or rosaceaBut many men are worrying the veins give off the wrong impression of being 'boozy', say expertsMen now account for 40 per cent of procedures done, compared with just 5 per cent a decade ago By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:22 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:27 GMT, 1 March 2013 Doctors have reported a sharp rise in men requesting cosmetic treatment to reduce the effect of 'drinkers nose' – unsightly thread veins on the face often blamed on heavy drinking.

The dizzy spells that are actually migraines – without the headache

The dizzy spells that are actually migraines – without the headache | UPDATED: 22:32 GMT, 25 June 2012 'My head felt heavy, as if it was a bowling ball,' said Toria Law When Toria Law went to her GP complaining she felt dizzy and occasionally nauseous, he assured her it was an inner ear infection and said she’d be back to normal within a fortnight.

Need to diagnose an illness in a hurry? Scientists develop "electronic nose" app for smart phones

Need to diagnose an illness in a hurry Scientists are developing an 'electronic nose' app for smart phones Researchers are working to manufacture a smart phone attachment that works when used in conjunction with what they call sensory vapour technology | UPDATED: 16:31 GMT, 11 May 2012 As the world slowly becomes dominated by smart phones, software developers are having to come up with increasingly ingenious apps.

Jaina Haq, 6, examined 12 times by doctors after suffering head pain for a year had wooden bead up her nose (and her father found it)

Girl, 6, examined 12 times by doctors after suffering head pain for a year had wooden bead up her nose (and her father found it) Father used bike torch and cotton bud to remove the blockage GPs, dentists and hospital doctors all missed the bead for over 12 monthsSix-year-old suffered rattling breathing, ear infections, an altered voice and a smelly nose because of the obstruction A six-year-old girl endured a year of painful ear, nose and throat problems – because bungling medics failed to spot a wooden bead that was stuck up her nostril.

Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!)

Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!) Vital: Our sense of smell is important in alerting us to potential dangers Our ability to smell vastly improves our enjoyment of life — indeed, it’s thought that 90 per cent of our sense of taste is actually down to smell.