Study: For weight loss, it's not just what you eat, but when you eat

If you're on a weight loss plan, you've probably considered your calorie count, fruit and vegetable intake, and serving sizes. But a new study suggests that dieters must also consider the time that they eat, as chowing down later in the day could slow one's progress, reports NPR.

February 6, 2013
Categories: Body Contouring News, Lifestyle, Fitness, Nutrition


Doctors: Botox injections in stomach don't aid weight loss

There are many uses for Botox, but the injectable medicine is most well-known for its age-defying properties. Regular injections of Botox can help individuals reduce the wrinkles that appear around the eyes, mouth and forehead. However, doctors say that injecting the Botulinum toxin into the stomach area does not help with weight loss, as some may have been led to believe, reports LiveScience.

February 4, 2013


UK plastic surgeons seek higher standards, more regulation

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), a British group of plastic surgeons, recently released a statement calling for some changes in the rhetoric of the plastic surgery industry in the UK. The announcement could serve as a reminder for both patients and cosmetic surgeons here in the U.S. that it's essential to focus on realistic results and safety.

February 1, 2013
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News, Patient Safety, Psychological Issues


Is that your grandchild? Older parents bridge age gap with plastic surgery

Age is a touchy subject for many, and sometimes, even well-intentioned assumptions can cause one pause.

January 31, 2013
Categories: Age/Gender Issues, Anti-Aging News, Facial Aesthetic Surgery News, Skin Procedures News


Botox gets green light for overactive bladder treatment

Most people probably know Botox for its ability to stave off wrinkles in the face, but the FDA recently approved the injectable cosmetic as a viable treatment for urinary incontinence, otherwise known as an overactive bladder, according to HealthDay.

January 29, 2013
Categories: Cosmetic Medicine News, Injectables, Plastic Surgery News



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