Higher risk of womb cancer link to specific genetic variants
Two to three times higher risk for people affected Related items fromOnMedica Metastatic breast cancer goes undiagnosed for too long Women who were not offered breast screening have been contacted Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately Testosterone levels causally affect disease risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ink Rx? Welcome to the World of Paramedical Tattoos
Needles and pigments are helping medical patients heal emotionally. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cara Anthony Tags: Tattoos Art Surgery and Surgeons Plastic Surgery Kaiser Family Foundation your-feed-selfcare Source Type: news

How safe are breast implants?
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autologous vs Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Autologous vs Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction
A new study compared long-term costs and health care utilization associated with autologous and implant-based breast reconstruction. How did they measure up?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Epidemiology of complex hand injuries treated in the Plastic Surgery Department of a tertiary referral hospital in Warsaw - D ębski T, Noszczyk BH.
BACKGROUND: Trauma to the hand is common and potentially serious, impairing daily living and general quality of life. Patients are often unable to work for several months, with hand function improving only gradually. Here, we review the epidemiology of han... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

$18M health care development planned in East Louisville
An East End health facility is getting a major facelift that's projected to cost about $18.5 million. Cincinnati-based Episcopal Retirement Services, a nonprofit senior care and housing provider, announced Thursday that it will demolish a building that was constructed in the 1970s to make room for additional independent living patio homes, a new personal care building and a pond at the Episcopal C hurch Home campus. Episcopal Church Home, or ECH, is one of Louisville's largest providers of long-term… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Creating the ideal nasal tip contour
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The dramatic shift in how nasal tip surgery is being performed given changes in the intended goals and evolving techniques is highlighted in a Special Communication by and interview with Dean Toriumi, MD, published in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery& Aesthetic Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women With Defective French Breast Implants May Claim Damages Only in France - EU Court Adviser Women With Defective French Breast Implants May Claim Damages Only in France - EU Court Adviser
Victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) may only get compensation if they had the procedure in France, an adviser at Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a potential blow to thousands of women worldwide.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Delayed Venous Congestion After DIEP Flap Reconstruction Delayed Venous Congestion After DIEP Flap Reconstruction
A patient presented with delayed venous congestion after DIEP flap breast reconstruction. How was this case successfully salvaged?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Shakopee hospital to get $25 million facelift
St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee this week outlined its plans upgrade its emergency department and cancer center to the tune of $25 million, a move that — though scaled back from an earlier draft — will still add another 26 rooms to the hospital. The project will renovate 15,000 existing square feet, with another 15,000 square feet of new construction added to the hospital. Knutson Construction will serve as the contractor, while Hammel, Green and Abrahamson has been tapped… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Critical Analysis of Breast Implant-Related Mortality Critical Analysis of Breast Implant-Related Mortality
Reports of breast implant-associated deaths have raised safety concerns, but how many of the FDA-reported adverse events were truly associated with implants?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: U.S.$7,5 Million Facelift for Hospital
[The Herald] Zimbabwe and Japan have committed US$7,75 million towards the refurbishment and immediate needs of Sally Mugabe Central Hospital (formerly Harare Central Hospital) in the next three months, in line with the aspirations of the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP), which priorities infrastructure development. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New study examines the accuracy of plastic surgery videos on social media
(Wolters Kluwer Health) In the era of 'Dr. Google,' social media is a tremendous influence on patients interested in cosmetic surgery, and with more than two billion users -- representing almost one-third of the internet -- YouTube has emerged as an essential platform for reaching people interested in plastic surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heterotopic Endometriosis in the Inguinal Region Heterotopic Endometriosis in the Inguinal Region
This report describes a case of heterotopic endometriosis in the inguinal region. What diagnostic and therapeutic strategies are effective for this benign tumor?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Reconstruction With Local Flaps: Don't Forget Grandma Breast Reconstruction With Local Flaps: Don't Forget Grandma
Though infrequently used, random patterned local flaps offer a simple yet effective option in breast reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Woman has cartilage from her RIBS grafted into her nose to repair damage left by a nose job at 13
Megan, from Florida, was bullied so much at school that her mother agreed to pay for cosmetic surgery but two operations went wrong and she has lived with the damage for decades. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Body-Sculpting Method Zaps Fat With Injected Ice Slurry New Body-Sculpting Method Zaps Fat With Injected Ice Slurry
An experimental fat-selective mixture reduced thickness of adipose tissue by as much as 55% and fat volume by almost 3 cm3.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Dermatitis After 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Exposure Dermatitis After 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Exposure
Cyanoacrylate-based adhesives are commonly used in wound closure, but cases of contact dermatitis associated with the use of these products have been reported.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Rwanda: King Faisal Hospital to Get $20m Facelift
[New Times] - A new Doctor's Plaza with 45 outpatient consultation room (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women who had botched operations left with no payouts
Dishonest cosmetic surgeon had no medical insurance to cover patient compensation, says tribunal. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The healing process of a tongue piercing
A tongue piercing usually has a long healing process with a high chance of infection. In this article, learn more about what to expect from the tongue piercing healing process. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

'An emerging malignancy': Cancer linked to these breast implants no longer 'rare', data suggests
A cancer in women with textured breast implants is more widespread than previously believed, raising questions for patients and physicians about continuing to describe it as "rare." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Mother-of-two's breast implants 'fall out of her chest' after botched surgery in Turkey
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Angelica Isaksen, from Sweden, paid £5,940 for her second breast enhancement last June. She claims her right implant began falling out after two weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger over UK's failure to ban breast implants linked to 61 cancer cases
Exclusive: solicitors call for UK ban of textured variety associated with lymphomaAt least 61 women in the UK have been diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer linked to breast implants, but the type they received continues to be used, with no plans by the regulator to follow France and Australia in banning them.Lawyers for more than 40 of the women, who are bringing legal action against the manufacturers as well as the clinics and doctors who carried out the surgery, say thetextured implants linked toanaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) should be withdrawn from the market. Smooth implants are available instead, which h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Breast cancer Health Society Cancer research Medical research Science Pharmaceuticals industry Business UK news Source Type: news

Large Study Shows No Strong Link Between Baby Powder, Ovarian Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Cosmetic Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Prominent Surgeon Dies'Trapped by Flames' in Australia Fires Prominent Surgeon Dies'Trapped by Flames' in Australia Fires
Dr Clayton Lang, a hand surgery specialist, and his father were returning to their property on Kangaroo Island after fighting a nearby fire and were trapped when the island blaze swept over a highway.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Victoria ’ s Secret Models Are Skinnier Now, as Average Woman ’ s Waistline Widens
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 6, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Psychiatry, Cosmetic Surgery, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Star's second health scare after having breast implants removed
SHIRLEY BALLAS, best known for being head judge on Strictly Come Dancing, made the decision to have her breast implants removed last year after a doctor advised they could affect cancer detection. But just one month after having them removed, the star suffered a second cancer scare. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Comparison of Fat Graft Processing Techniques A Comparison of Fat Graft Processing Techniques
How do these two commonly used methods of fat graft processing compare in terms of outcomes and efficacy?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Russian TV presenter reveals her 15-year-old breast implants LEAKED
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Lera Kudryavtseva, 48, who is a star of popular Russian NTV show Zvezdy Soshlis, had her implants fitted 15 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Benefits of the Exsurco Medical Amalgatome SD The Benefits of the Exsurco Medical Amalgatome SD
What benefits might the Amalgatome SD device bring to the field of wound treatment?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about microneedling with PRP
Microneedling with PRP is a cosmetic procedure that uses tiny needles and plasma from a person ’s blood to encourage collagen production. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Cancer survivors face dilemma over banned breast implants linked to rare lymphoma
Canadian women with textured breast implants now banned by Health Canada over links to a rare form of lymphoma have to decide whether the cost of having them removed outweighs the risk of leaving them in. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast reduction surgery: Everything you need to know
Breast reduction surgery is a cosmetic procedure that can reduce the size of a person ’s breasts. Learn about who can benefit and how the procedure works here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

New journal title Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is pleased to announce that it has acquired JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery and has selected Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. as the new publisher of the Journal, which will be published under the new title of Facial Plastic Surgery& Aesthetic Medicine starting in January 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patient Decision-Making and Satisfaction in Plastic Surgery Patient Decision-Making and Satisfaction in Plastic Surgery
Might individual patient decision-making styles impact satisfaction after facial plastic surgery procedures?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

UK Supreme Court to rule on NHS bill for US surrogacy
NHS hospital to challenge £560,000 bill for ‘illegal’ US commercial surrogacy Related items fromOnMedica Decision to give boys HPV jab will save thousands of lives Only a third of women with regular bloating would see their GP MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Strictly Come Dancing judge’s second cancer scare
SHILREY BALLAS recently revealed she suffered a second cancer scare just one month after having her breast implants removed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 13 women have died after plastic surgery at clinics run by felons
A USA Today investigation uncovered the sordid histories of four felon-run plastic surgery clinics where at least 13 women have died after procedures and countless more have been injured. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand Burn Surgeons Taken to Limits of Expertise - Specialist New Zealand Burn Surgeons Taken to Limits of Expertise - Specialist
Surgical teams treating dozens of casualties suffering horrific burns after a deadly volcano eruption in New Zealand will be tested to the limits of their expertise, a London-based specialist said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 13, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising From an Epidermal Cyst Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising From an Epidermal Cyst
In this report, a patient presented with a rare malignant transformation of an epidermal cyst. How was this case successfully treated, and what was the outcome?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Emma Carey pens an open letter about why she removed her breast implants
Queensland woman Emma Carey who miraculously survived a freak skydiving accident has penned an open letter about why she decided to remove her breast implants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon filmed patients without consent, class-action lawsuit alleges
A Toronto plastic surgeon could face a class-action lawsuit over allegations that he breached the privacy rights of patients by recording them - sometimes in a state of undress - without their consent using surveillance cameras inside his clinic. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon vows to fight potential class-action lawsuit alleging he filmed patients without consent
A Toronto plastic surgeon says a class-action lawsuit alleging he breached the privacy rights of patients by recording them without their consent using surveillance cameras inside his clinic is without merit and he will fight it vigorously if it is certified. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

The Ethics of Facial Allotransplantation The Ethics of Facial Allotransplantation
Facial allotransplantation has become an exciting new option for severely disfigured patients, but ethical concerns associated with the procedure remain.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A Technique for Augmenting Venous Outflow in the SGAP Flap A Technique for Augmenting Venous Outflow in the SGAP Flap
In this article, the authors describe a surgical technique for augmenting venous flow in the SGAP flap for breast reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Doctor Sentenced to 7 Months in Federal Prison for Receipt and Delivery of Misbranded Devices
doctor, sentenced, Federal prison, misbranded devices, Temp Ray Patterson, Burley ID, breast implants, unapproved, not FDA-approved, China, fraud, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 21, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Outcomes of Breast Reduction Surgery Using the BREAST-Q Outcomes of Breast Reduction Surgery Using the BREAST-Q
What can we learn from the BREAST-Q questionnaire about patient satisfaction and quality of life after breast reduction surgery?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Why women in their 40s are seeking full-on facelifts instead of botox
Civil servant Mel Beard, 49, from West Sussex, pictured left before her facelift and right after the procedure said she considered going under the knife five years earlier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news