Getting stressed by small things could be as damaging as eating unhealthily or failing to exercise

Get stressed in traffic jams Be warned – it could be as bad for your health as eating junk food Getting stressed by everyday irritations can cause mental health problems a decade later Researchers warn that the cumulative effect of getting annoyed at small things every day is damaging By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:13 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 3 April 2013 Getting irritated about the small things in life is just as bad for your health as eating a poor diet or failing to exercise, a new study suggests.

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.

Forget mouth-to-mouth: Giving chest pumps alone saves MORE heart attack victims and reduces risk of brain damage

Forget mouth-to-mouth: Giving chest pumps alone saves MORE heart attack victims and reduces risk of brain damage A month after cardiac arrest, 46% of patients who had only chest compressions were still alive, compared to 40% who got traditional CPRJapanese researchers say not only is hands-only CPR is more effective, it's easier to learn and more comfortable to perform on a stranger | UPDATED: 21:41 GMT, 12 December 2012 Most of us have seen the arresting TV ad starring hard man Vinnie Jones illustrating (in his unique rough and ready manner) how best to resuscitate a cardiac arrest victim.

So THAT"S why slimming makes us depressed: Ditching fat and sugar is similar to drug withdrawal

So THAT'S why slimming makes us depressed: Ditching fat and sugar is similar to drug withdrawal Consuming a high-fat diet was linked with greater anxiety, say experts This could make dieters vulnerable to a cycle of bingeing and fasting By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:39 GMT, 12 December 2012 | UPDATED: 12:46 GMT, 12 December 2012 The sight of a solitary carrot on your plate while your friends tuck into bags of crisps and chocolate is enough to make anyone feel glum.

Calming angry patients and mopping up sick: Ad shows what nursing is REALLY like

Calming angry patients and mopping up sick: New advert shows what nursing is REALLY like. ‘We are showing reality of nursing’ says Union chiefAdvert highlights difficult circumstances nurses must often work in. Follows negative publicity about patient neglect

NHS accused of letting patients with learning disabilities die without consulting their families

NHS accused of putting ‘do not resuscitate’ notices on patients with learning disabilities without consulting with their families A leading charity has accused NHS staff of thinking patients with learning abilities are not worth treating, often giving them 'do not resuscitate' notices without telling their families.

New blood test could tell mother sex of unborn child as early as FIVE WEEKS

New blood test could tell mother sex of unborn child as early as FIVE WEEKS Researchers warn test has potential for encouraging sex-selection Pregnant women could find out whether they are carrying a boy or a girl as early as five weeks, after scientists developed a pioneering non-invasive test. A team at Cheil General Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, found that various ratios of two enzymes, which can be extracted from a pregnant mother's blood, indicate the baby's gender as early as five or six weeks.

Two-thirds of medical students "don"t know when to wash their hands"

Two-thirds of US medical students 'don't know when to wash their hands' Hand washing is the best way of preventing the spread of diseases. However, two-thirds of U.S medical students are confused as to when they should perform the action, researchers say. It suggests that while universities focus on complex training the basic hygiene lessons are being neglected.

Stress during second and third month of pregnancy raise risk of premature birth and losing baby boys

Stress during second and third month of pregnancy raises risk of premature birth and losing baby boysFirst time stress has been shown to affect the balance between the sexesFindings based on stress caused by the 2005 Tarapaca earthquake in Chile A new study shows exposure to stress can shorten the length of pregnancy Mothers-to-be who are highly stressed during the second and third month of pregnancy are more at risk of giving birth prematurely and losing boy babies, say researchers. A new study shows exposure to stress can shorten the length of pregnancy, making it more likely that babies will be born early and for boys to be miscarried. It is the first time stress has been shown to affect the balance between the sexes, known as the sex ratio, which normally favours an excess in the number of boys being born.