"Wiggins effect" boom in cycling sees surge in number of MEN having thread veins removed from their legs

'Wiggins effect' boom in cycling sees surge in number of MEN having thread veins removed from their legs There has been a sharp rise in the number of men wanting cosmetic treatment for their thread veinsThe rise is being attributed to thousands of men finding the veins on taking up cycling and shaving their legs By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:20 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:02 GMT, 25 March 2013 The so-called ‘Wiggins effect’ has seen thousands of men take to their bikes since the London Olympics.

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.

Britain will be "swamped" by TB unless tests to diagnose it are brought into the 21st century, experts warn

Britain will be 'swamped' by TB unless high-risk immigrants are routinely screened, experts warn 9,000 cases of tuberculosis in the UK last year – up 5% on the year beforeImmigrants currently screened using chest X-rayBut experts argue this 100-year-old method only spots people with advanced disease, meaning many with no symptoms are missedCalling for blood test used in the U.S.

One in three patients wait more than an hour at A&E because departments are struggling to cope with high volumes of patients

One in three patients wait more than an hour at A&E because departments are struggling to cope with high volumes of patients | UPDATED: 01:49 GMT, 7 December 2012 One in three patients are waiting more than an hour to be seen in A&E, a report shows.

Twiggy”s Christmas collection for M&S: LBDs, sparkly party tops and the return of the sell out sequin jacket

First look at Twiggy's Christmas collection for M&S: LBDs, sparkly party tops and the return of the sell out sequin jacket | UPDATED: 15:58 GMT, 23 November 2012 Twiggy turned her hand to designing as well as modelling clothes for Marks and Spencer earlier this year and her range has been such a success, a new collection has been released in time for Christmas.

Meet 6ft 5in teen Emma Cahill, whose size 14 feet wouldn’t even fit Peter Crouch’s boots

“I love shoes but can”t find any that fit”: Meet 6ft 5in teen Emma, whose size FOURTEEN feet are too big for Peter Crouch”s bootsEmma Cahill, 19, has one of biggest pairs of feet of any woman in EuropeOxford Brookes student from Worcester finds it “impossible” to find shoesOwns one pair of heels from US, which she repaints three times each year. Like any girl of her age, Emma Cahill loves to wear heels.

Parents of world"s youngest locked-in syndrome sufferer, nine, reveal heartache over daughter who blinks to communicate

Parents of world's youngest locked-in syndrome sufferer, nine, reveal heartache over daughter who blinks to communicate Eve, 9, suffered a brain bleed in February 2011, which left her with locked-in syndrome Eve's parents say Tony Nicklinson's story had raised awareness of the condition | UPDATED: 16:14 GMT, 27 August 2012 Just 18 months ago Eve Anderson was a lively, active schoolgirl.

61,000 frontline NHS jobs facing the axe leaving Britain with crisis of "revolving door patients" who will never be properly treated

Health Secretary heckled after claiming NHS staffing levels have increased as nursing study reveals 61,000 frontline jobs to go Jobs ‘at risk’ because of spending cuts, according to Royal College of Nursing study Community nurses among those facing the chop A total of 26,000 jobs already gone in last two yearsLansley receives frosty reception at nursing conference | UPDATED: 14:16 GMT, 14 May 2012 Nurses heckled and laughed at Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today after he claimed clinical staffing levels in the NHS had increased.