9 deaths linked to rare cancer from breast implants
FDA says cases involve both silicone and saline breast implants; certain types may be riskier (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for March 22, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Japan clears Novocure’s 2nd gen Optune device Novocure said today it won approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for its 2nd-gen Optune device. The Optune is a mobile device that delivers low-int...
Source: Mass Device - March 22, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Blog News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

9 Deaths From Breast Implant-Linked Cancer: FDA
The disease is most likely to occur with textured implants that have a pebbly surface rather than a smooth one, the FDA says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Agrees With WHO, Links Breast Implants To Rare Cancer. How Worried Should Women Be?
The FDA now agrees with the WHO that a rare type of lymphoma is linked to breast implants, especially those with a textured surface. However, the agency doesn't recommend that worried women have their implants removed to be on the safe side. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA warns on lymphoma risk associated with breast implants
The FDA this month warned of an association between breast implants and the development anapestic large cell lymphoma. The federal watchdog warned that the rare T-cell lymphoma can develop following implants, based on data the agency, and other health and regulatory bodies worldwide, have been collecting since 2011. The exact number of cases “remains difficult to determine,” the FDA said, though data indicates that the occurrence of BIA-ALCL is more common following the implantation of breast implants with textured surfaces over those with smooth surfaces. The FDA said it has received a total of 359 medical dev...
Source: Mass Device - March 22, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health Source Type: news

Rare form of cancer linked to breast implants
A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration report has linked a rare form of cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma to a certain type of breast implant. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare cancer linked to deaths with textured breast implants, FDA says
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has received reports of 9 deaths and more than 350 cases of a rare blood cancer linked to breast implants (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

FDA: Rare cancer linked to breast implants and 9 deaths
Nine deaths have been reported to the US Food and Drug Administration, stemming from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants
Nine deaths have been reported to the US Food and Drug Administration stemming from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, FDA says
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports on the new health alert from the FDA and the risks associated with breast implants. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Health Highlights: March 22, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: 9 Deaths From Breast Implant-Linked Cancer: FDA Nine deaths and hundreds of cases of a rare cancer have been linked with breast implants,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 22, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants
The problem is more likely to occur with textured implants than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said, and it is usually treatable and not often fatal. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DENISE GRADY Tags: Implants Breasts Plastic Surgery Food and Drug Administration Cancer lymphoma Source Type: news

US regulators confirm breast implants cause rare cancer
It comes after the  FDA received reports from 359 women claiming a link between their implants and their diagnosis of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), nine of whom have since died. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Updates Guidance on Breast Implant-Associated Lymphomas (FREE)
By Joe Elia Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphomas — a rare condition — occur more … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - March 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Update on Rare Breast Implant-Associated Type of Lymphoma FDA Update on Rare Breast Implant-Associated Type of Lymphoma
The FDA says breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a rare T cell lymphoma that can develop after breast implants and provides guidance for clinicians.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Affirms Lymphoma Link to Breast Implants
(MedPage Today) -- New evidence clinches association: rare but real (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 21, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Comet 67P is constantly undergoing a facelift
Changes that the Rosetta spacecraft discovered on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, including the collapse of entire cliffs, were likely driven by seasonal events, according to a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, (ADCS Clinics) Announces...
Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation's largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Michigan(PRWeb March 21, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14163618.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anatomical Regional Targeted (ART) BOTOX Injection Technique Anatomical Regional Targeted (ART) BOTOX Injection Technique
A novel approach for the administration of Botox shows promise in the treatment of migraines and chronic headaches.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) (Updated)
In 2011, the FDA identified a possible association between breast implants and the development of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 21, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Medical Device Reports of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (Updated)
Through February 1, 2017, the FDA received a total of 359 medical device reports (MDRs) of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), including nine deaths. There are 231 reports with data on surface information at the time of... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 21, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
Title: 'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 17, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps
Fancy yourself as the president’s daughter? You might at least be able to look ... a bit ... like Ivanka Trump if you fork out big bucks and go under the knife — in China. A Chinese plastic surgery operation is promising to make the transformation now that it has a trademark Ivanka business name. The Foshan Yiw.a Medical Management Company does it all: eye and nose surgery, liposuction and breast enlargement. But its specialty will be turning out more Ivankas. (“Yiw.a” is a transliteration of the Chinese characters for Ivanka’s name, pronounced ee-w.-a.) “No doubt young women h...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Optimal ’ Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in'after'photos (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Dermatology, Psychiatry, Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

' Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 -- The time, money and pain spent on a facelift may be worth it, a small, new study suggests. Hundreds of people who looked at photos of 13 women before and after " optimal " facelifts agreed that the women appeared younger,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 16, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

U.S. plastic surgery, cosmetic spending hits record $15 billion
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Young women wanting to stop the aging process and baby boomers aiming to reverse it are turning more to fillers, facelifts and other procedures that drove the plastic surgery industry revenue to a record $15 billion last year, an industry organization said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

R.A.M. Plastic Surgery in Chicago Now Offering $1000 Off All Tummy...
R.A.M. Plastic Surgery in Chicago IL is now offering $1000 off all tummy tuck procedures. The procedure creates a toned, sleek look to the abdomen and is performed as an outpatient procedure.(PRWeb March 15, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/chicago-plastic-surgeon/tummy-tuck-special/prweb14144950.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

An Innovative Solution to Complex Inguinal Defect An Innovative Solution to Complex Inguinal Defect
In this report, a novel technique for complicated inguinal defects is described.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

NY surgeon claims he can add 1.5 inches to men's penises
Dr Norman Rowe, a board-certified New York plastic surgeon has debuted a 10-minute Botox-style procedure - that involves injecting one's own blood into their genitals to create girth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headache-Related QoL Improves After Ptosis Repair Headache-Related QoL Improves After Ptosis Repair
Ptosis repair or blepharoplasty may reduce tension-type headaches and improve headache-related quality of life (QoL), new research hints.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 10, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Ski Instructor Who Impaled His Face On Tree Branch Grateful For Obamacare
A skiing instructor in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, who had a tree branch puncture his face last week is now praising the Affordable Care Act. Natty Hagood was skiing through some trees last Wednesday when he attempted to go through a gap that was smaller than expected. “I went through it, but it knocked me on my butt,” Hagood told The Huffington Post. “Something felt off on my face. I didn’t know if I broke my jaw but everything felt OK.” Hagood thought the accident knocked his chin strap to his upper lip, but when he touched it, he noticed something else. “I realized I had impaled my face wi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The BREASTrial Stage II: ADM Breast Reconstruction Outcomes The BREASTrial Stage II: ADM Breast Reconstruction Outcomes
What does data from the BREASTrial tell us about stage II outcomes of tissue expander breast reconstruction?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

8 Tips to Pick the Right Plastic Surgeon
Title: 8 Tips to Pick the Right Plastic SurgeonCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/2/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 7, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Theatre nurse helps Asian children with facial deformities
Annette Middleton is travelling to Pakistan this month to help children with terrible facial deformities, as part of volunteer efforts to provide plastic surgery to those in need. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 6, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

A descriptive study of hand injuries presenting to the adult emergency department of a tertiary care center in urban India - Ghiya MN, Murty S, Shetty N, D'Cunha R.
BACKGROUND: Despite having a dedicated Plastic Surgery Unit, emergency physicians (EPs) manage many of the acute, traumatic hand injuries. Further very minimal information exists about the extent to which tetanus recommendations as per Advisory Committee o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans Are Reshaping Their Bodies
Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The most popular plastic surgery procedure is...
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The most popular plastic surgery procedure is ...
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most popular cosmetic procedures in 2016
What's the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States? A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals the top five reasons why Americans went under the knife last year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery
Find out about the existing role of virtual technology in the operative planning of corrective jaw surgery.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New plastic surgery statistics reveal focus on face and fat
(MediaSource) New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans want to put their best face and body forward as their annual plastic surgery procedural statistics show a three percent growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. According to ASPS statistics there were 17.1 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2016. The data also shows new cosmetic trends in both facelifts and fat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Surge in women wanting 'designer vaginas' with labiaplasty
Scores of young women are electing themselves for cosmetic surgery down below - and it has virtually nothing to do with pornography, one London surgeon insists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red carpets and deadly toxins go hand in hand
Awards season demands complexion perfection: no wonder some stars turn to a toxin seven million times more poisonous than cobra venomAwards season is fast accelerating towards its glamorous peak,the Oscars. It will be a fabulous evening of gorgeous gowns and flawless complexions. Those on the red carpet will be scrutinised by millions. Thepressure to look perfect must be huge.Humans have been augmenting their appearance as long as there have been humans. In the past men and women have risked their lives with killer cosmetics such as white lead, and fatal fashions including arsenic-laced clothes, and much else besides. But ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Kathryn Harkup Tags: Cosmetic surgery Oscars Beauty Life and style Science Chemistry Microbiology Source Type: news

Public Perception of Cosmetic Surgeons vs Plastic Surgeons Public Perception of Cosmetic Surgeons vs Plastic Surgeons
What common misperceptions exist regarding patients'understanding of cosmetic surgeons vs plastic surgeons?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The haircuts as anti-ageing as a FACELIFT!
Maria, 51, was given a new breed of anti-ageing haircut. Her wrinkles appeared to have been gently smoothed away, her cheekbones were more pronounced and her face looked slimmer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Playboy model has her breast implants removed
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Karen McDougal, 45, from Phoenix, Arizona had her implants removed last month after they left her bed bound. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More on the cover story: CU Medical School is adding resources, emphasis to plastic-surgery program
After several struggles and rejuvenations over the past 30 years, the plastic surgery program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeing a boom in interest and support once again. School leaders revived the residency aspect of the program, which allows the school to bring in young and interested surgeons, in 2012. And in 2014, program officials opened the CU Plastic Surgery clinic specializing in cosmetic procedures on campus, allowing them to offer a training ground to res idents… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

More on the cover story: Doctors say the plastic surgery business is looking good (Video)
More Coloradans want lifts and tucks, drawing more doctors to the plastic-surgery field. DBJ reporter Ed Sealover writes about the plastic-surgery book in this week's print-edition cover story. In the video above, doctors talk about the growing interest in plastic surgery. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kathleen Lavine Source Type: news

More on the cover story: Doctors say the plastic surgery business is looking good (Video)
More Coloradans want lifts and tucks, drawing more doctors to the plastic-surgery field. DBJ reporter Ed Sealover writes about the plastic-surgery book in this week's print-edition cover story. In the video above, doctors talk about the growing interest in plastic surgery. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kathleen Lavine Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery is booming in Colorado
Patricia Wszolek, chief operating officer of Grossman Plastic Surgery and its noninvasive sister firm, Facial Aesthetics, can ’t pinpoint the moment she realized cosmetic surgery and related procedures had achieved significant public acceptance. Maybe it was when mothers started bringing in their teenage daughters for a nose job or to have their ears taped back. Or perhaps it was when an 89-year-old woman arrived for a face lift, declaring she wanted to look as good as she felt. Or maybe it was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news