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What plastic surgery can't hide: How saliva can reveal your true age

What plastic surgery can't hide: How saliva can reveal your true age

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, say that a new test can analyze spit to determine someone's true age.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News
August 24, 2011
One study found that the hazards of getting a facelift in people over age 65 are no greater than in the younger population.

Plastic surgery in seniors creates a tempest

Marie Kolstad, an 83-year-old widowed property manager, created quite a buzz when she underwent a three-hour breast lift with implants to the tune of $8,000.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News
August 19, 2011
Darker skin shows less aging because it is less vulnerable to harmful sun rays.

Plastic surgeons assess Obama’s face at age 50

All President Obama wanted for his birthday was a good hamburger and a debt ceiling increase. But there’s so much on his plate that he may not realize that for the appearance-conscious American public, his birthday provoked speculation about what a 50-year-old face should look like.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News
August 17, 2011
Reuters finds questionable motives in anti-aging claims

Reuters finds questionable motives in anti-aging claims

Reuters Health recently investigated a November report in the British Journal of Dermatology about a hormone known as DHEA. The report argued that the chemical was an effective anti-aging treatment for wrinkles, but the news organization reveals that the doctor behind the study, Dr. Fernand Labrie, may have questionable ties to the market for DHEA treatments.

Categories: Anti-Aging News, Plastic Surgery News
July 12, 2011
 New supplement claims to turn back the clock.

TA-65: Eternal youth in a pill, or snake oil?

In the age of “Avatar” and “Inception,” dreams are reality. Facial transplants are possible and you can wage a war long distance. So, how about a pill that can rejuvenate our cells?

Categories: Anti-Aging News
May 19, 2011

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