Doctors emphasize rarity of ALCL cases linked to breast augmentation

A recent report by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggests that women who receive breast implants may be at a higher risk of developing a form of lymphoma.

February 1, 2011
Categories: Breast Surgery News

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New "gummy-bear" breast implants scrutinized by many

A new type of breast implant that was initially expected to be approved by the FDA has recently come under scrutiny. The firmer type of implant, known as "gummy-bear" implants, have many medical professionals concerned, according to The Orange County Register.

January 31, 2011
Categories: Breast Surgery News

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The fickle hair follicle

Medical news correspondent, Dr. Jennifer Ashton, gave hope to the balding on the January 6, 2011 edition of CBS’s “The Early Show.” A study at the University of Pennsylvania asked the question, “Do stem cells have an effect on baldness?”

January 31, 2011
Categories: Skin Procedures News

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Skincare and healthy habits are key in reducing the effects of aging

Signs of aging may be most apparent at surface levels - sagging skin and wrinkles are often a source of frustration for older adults. However, there are some actions one can take before or after undergoing a cosmetic procedure to help keep one's skin smooth and healthy.

January 28, 2011
Categories: Anti-Aging News

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No choice between fanny and face when you can inject your fanny into your face

It was Catherine Deneuve who said, “After a certain age, you have to choose between your fanny and your face.” In a December 2010 Women’s Health survey, 60% of those polled chose a slim body over a younger-looking face. But when Kathy Gifford gave these survey results to dermatologist, Francesca Fusco; and nutritionist, Keri Glassman; guests on the December 7, 2010 “Today” show, these slender women professed to choose face over fanny.

January 27, 2011
Categories: Facial Aesthetic Surgery News

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