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.

Not to be sneezed at: We"ve endured our longest hay fever season for two decades

Not to be sneezed at: We've endured our longest hay fever season for two decades High pollen season started a week early in late May this year | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 15 August 2012 Hayfever hell: Pollen counts high for weeks longer than usual this year Hay fever sufferers have been forced to endure the longest hay fever season in more than two decades, scientists said.