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For best results, breast reduction surgery should be performed after weight loss
Posted On: Aug. 29, 2011
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): For very obese women considering both bariatric procedures and breast reduction surgery, optimal results are achieved when weight loss is achieved first, according to a new study. Although initial breast reduction has some benefits, women may be disappointed with the appearance of their breasts after massive weight loss. "Thus, patients who are considering bariatric procedures should ...
For best results, breast reduction surgery should be performed after weight loss
Florida conference offers new treatments to stay younger
Posted On: Aug. 29, 2011
London, Aug 28 (ANI): The 19th Annual World Congress on Anti-Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine in Orlando, Florida, has introduced some remarkable treatments, which could herald a new era in anti-ageing technology. Here is a selection of the most remarkable age-reversal treatments on offer at the conference as reported by the Daily Mail. 1.Cell rejuvenation through telomerase activation A-65 activates an ...
Florida conference offers new treatments to stay younger
A low-carb diet may help clear up acne
Posted On: Aug. 16, 2011
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Curbing carbohydrate in your diet not only helps reduce your tummy, but may also improve acne, according to a report. WebMD News reported that low-carb eating could help clear up acne by controlling glucose levels, which can promote a healthier complexion. People with acne may have what is called hyperinsulinemia, which is characterized by excess levels ...
A low-carb diet may help clear up acne
Beauty isn't exactly in the eye of the beholder, but in the brain!
Posted On: Aug. 8, 2011
London, July 7 (ANI): Beauty may lie in the eye of the beholder, but more accurately it could well be an inch or so behind it, according to British scientists. University College London researchers say the medial orbito-frontal cortex - an area of the brain just behind the eyes - is the part of the brain that lights up when ...
Beauty isn't exactly in the eye of the beholder, but in the brain!
Beauty isn't exactly in the eye of the beholder, but in the brain!
Posted On: July 22, 2011
London, July 7 (ANI): Beauty may lie in the eye of the beholder, but more accurately it could well be an inch or so behind it, according to British scientists. University College London researchers say the medial orbito-frontal cortex - an area of the brain just behind the eyes - is the part of the brain that lights up when ...
Beauty isn't exactly in the eye of the beholder, but in the brain!
The 14 different shapes human noses come in revealed!
Posted On: July 16, 2011
London, July 12 (ANI): Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has one of the most attractive noses, if a new research is to be believed. Rooney's snub-shaped nose has been considered among the most appealing by an academic who has completed what he claims is the first survey of its type to classify and record the different shapes of the human ...
The 14 different shapes human noses come in revealed!
Beauty isn't exactly in the eye of the beholder, but in the brain!
Posted On: July 16, 2011
London, July 7 (ANI): Beauty may lie in the eye of the beholder, but more accurately it could well be an inch or so behind it, according to British scientists. University College London researchers say the medial orbito-frontal cortex - an area of the brain just behind the eyes - is the part of the brain that lights up when ...
Beauty isn't exactly in the eye of the beholder, but in the brain!
Say good-bye to spinal scars, thanks to newly found blood cells
Posted On: July 16, 2011
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a group of blood vessel cells that might be helpful to repair scars on the spinal cord. The team of scientists at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas in Spain are behind the discovery, which is expected to enhance our understanding on how scars are formed in nervous ...
Say good-bye to spinal scars, thanks to newly found blood cells
Drug to take the sting out of sunburn may soon be a reality
Posted On: July 16, 2011
London, July 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why we have throbbing shoulders and lobster-red legs after too much exposure to the sun. They have pinpointed the chemical that makes red skin smart and itch hours after the sun has gone in. And the finding could also lead to the development of drugs to treat long-term, painful and hard-to-treat conditions such ...
Drug to take the sting out of sunburn may soon be a reality
Soon, 'skin patch' to cure life-threatening allergies!
Posted On: June 1, 2011
London, May 29 (ANI): Ben, 4, and Lucy, 2, are severely allergic to both nuts and milk. Ben almost died when his father kissed him after eating a peanut butter sandwich. For them, and millions of people worldwide, a cure for anaphylactic shock would transform their lives. Now, a team of child health specialists has pioneered a revolutionary skin patch ...
Soon, 'skin patch' to cure life-threatening allergies!
Moisturizers and hair dye cause most severe adverse reactions
Posted On: June 1, 2011
Washington, June 1 (ANI): The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has compiled a register of adverse effects from cosmetic products and found that permanent hair dyes and face and body moisturizers caused the most severe reactions. The register defines cosmetic products as "all products that are applied to the external parts of the body, such as teeth and oral mucous ...
Moisturizers and hair dye cause most severe adverse reactions
Collagen grafts can promote skin growth in wounds
Posted On: May 20, 2011
Washington, May 19 (ANI): When skin is damaged due to severe injury or burns, there is a long wait that follows for the skin to grow back. But now, Cornell scientists have designed improved tissue grafts that promote vascular growth, could hasten healing, encourage healthy skin to invade the wounded area and reduce the need for surgeries. The biomaterials are ...
Collagen grafts can promote skin growth in wounds
Instant 'cure' for baldness offers new hope to millions
Posted On: May 10, 2011
London, May 10 (ANI): Here's good news for millions of men who suffer the misery of hair loss. Scientists, including an Indian-origin specialist, are to begin trial, of what they claim is an 'instant' cure for baldness, in the UK this week. The breakthrough procedure developed in the US claims to halt, and perhaps reverse, many types of male pattern ...
Instant 'cure' for baldness offers new hope to millions
Rich, young women 'more prone to melanoma'
Posted On: March 28, 2011
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new research has found that the incidence of melanoma appears higher in non-Hispanic white adolescent girls and young women living in higher socioeconomic neighborhoods than those living in lower socioeconomic areas. "Melanoma is the most lethal form of skin cancer and represents a substantial cause of productive years of life lost to cancer, especially when ...
Rich, young women 'more prone to melanoma'
Possible biomarker and therapeutic target for melanoma identified
Posted On: March 28, 2011
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified a potential new biomarker and therapeutic target for melanoma The novel cell screening method used in the study also clarifies the process behind tumor metastasis and may allow the identification of biomarkers for other aggressive cancers. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University investigated the process ...
Possible biomarker and therapeutic target for melanoma identified
Acne is more than a nuisance for some adolescents
Posted On: March 17, 2011
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): New research has revealed that depression and other psychological disorders may be more prevalent in adolescent acne patients. Steve Feldman, a professor of Dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist, conducted a systematic review of published literature which found that while most teenagers consider acne to be a cosmetic problem, many others report that acne has a significant ...
Acne is more than a nuisance for some adolescents
Happy people tend to live longer, experience better health
Posted On: March 4, 2011
Washington, March 02 (ANI): A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found that happy people tend to live longer and experience better health than their unhappy peers. The study is the most comprehensive review so far of the evidence linking happiness to health outcomes. Its lead author, University of Illinois professor emeritus of psychology ...
Happy people tend to live longer, experience better health
Heat therapy may help treat parasitic skin disease
Posted On: Feb. 14, 2011
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new treatment for parasitic skin disease - heat therapy. They are hoping that this therapy could eventually replace a complex drug regimen as the first-line treatment of a parasitic skin infection common in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Researchers successfully treated the skin infection with heat therapy in ...
Heat therapy may help treat parasitic skin disease
Botox may not be effective in treating migraines
Posted On: Feb. 10, 2011
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Botox, the popular anti-wrinkle jab, is unlikely to offer much benefit in the treatment of chronic migraine, say experts. The injection has been licensed in the UK and US as a preventative treatment for chronic cases. However, a review of evidence by the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin said it could not "see a place" for giving ...
Botox may not be effective in treating migraines
Knee protectors can cause skin problems
Posted On: Jan. 21, 2011
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that knee protectors can form allergenic substances on the skin. "Substances that appear at first glance to be harmless can cause allergic reactions since skin enzymes may help to form new, allergenic substances from them, giving rise to dermatitis and other skin problems," said Kristin Samuelsson of the University of Gothenburg. ...
Knee protectors can cause skin problems
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