Model says having big boobs saved her from bulimia
Leia Parker, 20, from Bracknell, developed bulimia at 13 and her weight fell to six-and-a-half stone. At the age of 18, she decided to get breast implants - which she says led to her gaining weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Sense of Implant'Profile' in Breast Augmentation Making Sense of Implant'Profile' in Breast Augmentation
A better understanding of the profile types of breast implants will help guide implant selection.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Surge in millennials having dimples put in their cheeks
Dr Wright Jones, owner of Muse Plastic Surgery in Atlanta, said requests for dimpleplasties among this age group have tripled in the last few years. It allows patients to have dimples like Cheryl Tweedy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips on Finding a Reputable Plastic Surgeon for Patient Referral Tips on Finding a Reputable Plastic Surgeon for Patient Referral
Drs Granick and Lee share their personal views on becoming plastic surgeons and offer resources on where to find reputable ones for patient referrals.Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Article Source Type: news

A gunshot destroyed her face. A rare surgery just gave her a new one.
A gunshot wound to the face left a teenager with so much damage that for years doctors knew plastic surgery could only help so much to give her back a regular life. In May, the now-21-year-old woman joined the small but growing ranks of face transplant recipients, doctors announced Tuesday. For the woman, now the youngest to receive […]Related:‘How did this happen to a 10-year-old?’: Child dies with heroin and fentanyl in his systemDiet drinks are associated with weight gain, new research suggestsWhy this adorable mouse is to blame for the spread of Lyme disease (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic surgery products maker to expand in Racine County
​Health care products manufacturer Merz North America Inc. plans a $3 million investment to consolidate and expand its Racine County operations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Sean Ryan Source Type: news

Plastic surgery products maker to expand in Racine County
​Health care products manufacturer Merz North America Inc. plans a $3 million investment to consolidate and expand its Racine County operations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sean Ryan Source Type: news

Fat Grafting After Invasive Breast Cancer Fat Grafting After Invasive Breast Cancer
Is fat grafting for breast reconstruction associated with a higher risk of subsequent cancer recurrence?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 17, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mother describes how her breast implants gave her cancer
Kimra Rogers, a mother-of-three from Caldwell, Idaho, claims her breast implants gave her cancer, and said her insurer would not pay to have them removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to know about the rare cancer linked to breast implants
The FDA published a report this year linking a rare cancer to breast implants. So far, 359 cases were reported globally, including nine deaths. The risk is low, and most are likely not aware of the rare cancer, including one woman who says she's battling the disease -- and her insurance company. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast implants linked to cancer: What women should know
One in 30,000 women with implants could develop the rare cancer, including one woman who says she's battling the disease--and her insurance company (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How FAKE BOOBS could save your life
Having breast implants fitted could prove the difference between life or death, researchers behind the bizarre findings at the University of Utah claim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

50-year-old flu virus model revamped, revealing pandemic prediction possibilities
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) The scientific textbook depiction of the flu virus is about to get a facelift, due to a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine team's discovery that a model of the influenza genome architecture untouched since the 1970s isn't so perfect after all. The finding could give scientists the opportunity to better predict pandemics and find new ways to disrupt the flu virus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Entrepreneurship: Fat Freezing Helps Doctors Enhance Physiques, and Their Revenue
Dermatology clinics and medical spas are increasingly offering a procedure called CoolSculpting to shrink love handles, flabby tummies and jiggly arms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANN CARRNS Tags: Allergan Inc Weight Liposuction Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Two deaths and 23 cases of rare cancer in the U.K. linked to controversial textured breast implants
(Natural News) Since the year began, two women in the U.K. have died from cancer after receiving breast implants, revealed the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The organization has reported another 23 cases of women who’ve developed the same type of cancer: anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). The disease is a rare type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

F.D.A. Deal Would Relax Rules on Reporting Medical Device Problems
The makers of cardiac defibrillators, insulin pumps, breast implants and other devices will be able to delay the reporting of malfunctions under an agreement headed to Congress. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Medical Devices United States Politics and Government Food and Drug Administration Defective Products Source Type: news

City infrastructure crumbling as NY subway trains now being held together with ZIP TIES
(Natural News) It seems New York State has been spending its annual budget on everything but infrastructure. Though infrastructure is one of the most elemental responsibilities, in lieu of patching up crumbling bridges or potholes littering the streets, Buffalo teachers and their families now get free plastic surgery included in their contracts, News Day reported.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aging and Sexual Differences of the Human Skull Aging and Sexual Differences of the Human Skull
What implications could our understanding of the impact of gender and aging on skull anatomy have in the field of plastic surgery?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Two die from cancer after controversial breast implants
Two women died from anaplastic large cell lymphoma after being fitted with textured surface implants, the medicines watchdog MHRA has revealed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A ballistics examination of firearm injuries involving breast implants - Pannucci CJ, Cyr AJ, Moores NG, Young JB, Szegedi M.
This ballistics study examines whether saline breast implants can decrease tissue penetration in firearm injuries. We hypothesize that the fluid column within a saline breast implant can alter bullet velocity and/or bullet pattern of mushrooming. The two e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Skincare, facelift and more: Top tips to help you glow this summer
THIS week we ’ve answered questions that have been sent in by readers or asked in our clinic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toxic chemicals in cosmetics are increasingly HARMING consumers
(Natural News) When we hear stories in the news of botched plastic surgery, the more natural-minded among us often wonder why someone would put their health in jeopardy in the name of looking good. Yet many of us continue to use cosmetics that are doing exactly that without giving it a second thought. Whether it’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Three things I wish I'd known: Looking back at residency life
What do young doctors wish they had known before starting residency, the notoriously tough specialty training? One plastic surgeon shares his experience. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

The Unexpected Hand Patient The Unexpected Hand Patient
What can these cases tell us about the diagnosis of malingering?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Vaginal surgery sought by girls as young as nine
Leading gynaecologist warns too many young girls seek surgery for cosmetic reasons Related items fromOnMedica Vaginal cosmetic surgery ads misleading, say researchers Royal College launches cosmetic surgery advice Demand for cosmetic surgery rises 13 per cent New legal duty on doctors to report FGM in under 18s Legalise genital ‘nicks’ argue two US doctors (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 3, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Free Surgery Operation At Soma Health Centre in September
[Foroyaa] This is to inform the general public that there will be free surgical operations by a group of Spanish Doctors, to be held at the Soma Health Centre, in September, 2017. The group has three teams of specialist doctors that comprise burn, eye and plastic surgeon specialists. The operations will be carried out free of charge and if one is also admitted, feeding will be taken care of by them. Free transport will be provided for those coming from the Kombo area and after the operation; patients will be refunde (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Ganta Hospital to Modernize or
[Observer] Ganta United Methodist Hospital Administrator Patrick Martor. Since last year the GUMH has been under renovation, giving the hospital a much needed facelift. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Transgender woman fears breast implants could kill her
Kayla Lozano, 43, from Webster in Texas fears she could die at any moment from a fatal blood clot after discovering the silicone injected into her breasts could contain cement. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Double chin: Causes and how to get rid of one
Excess fat under the chin can be caused by a number of factors, including age, weight, and genetics. Learn how to reduce the appearance of a double chin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

EuroMillions winner Jane Park posts video of hospital trip
Jane Park posted photos of herself in an ambulance and on a hospital ward in the early hours of this morning. She is believed to have  suspected sepsis after having the plastic surgery in Turkey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reports of Adverse Reactions With Cosmetics Increasing Reports of Adverse Reactions With Cosmetics Increasing
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 27, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Breast Implant Techniques Vary Widely Around the World Breast Implant Techniques Vary Widely Around the World
From country to country, breast implant surgeries tend to vary widely in technique, as well as in type and size of implant, according to an international survey of surgeons.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 26, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Breast implant techniques vary widely around the world
Reuters Health - From country to country, breast implant surgeries tend to vary widely in technique, as well as in type and size of implant, according to an international survey of surgeons. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Doctor invents non-surgical penis enlargement procedure
Perth plastic surgeon Dr Jayson Oates has performed a non-surgical penis enlargement procedure, named Calibre, on more than 100 Australian men aged between 22 and 68. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German court denies compensation claim for faulty breast implants
The federal supreme court in Germany rejected a woman’s claim for compensation from certification agency TÜV Rheinland, which approved faulty breast implants produced by Poly Implant Prothèse until it closed in 2010. PIP sold implants for almost 20 years until investigators found out it was posing a low-grade industrial silicone as a pricier medical product. The counterfeit substance was used in implants that were given to 300,000 women and thousands of them ruptured. The plaintiff, who was appealing to the supreme court after a lower court denied her complaint, had implants fitted in 2008 and subseq...
Source: Mass Device - June 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Legal News Wall Street Beat Women's Health Poly Implant Prothèse Source Type: news

Millennial men are causing a boom in male plastic surgery
Thirty-one percent of men revealed they are interested in getting plastic surgery, with millennials making up 92 percent. Cosmetic surgery for men has skyrocketed 325 percent since 1997. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German court rejects compensation claim over faulty breast implants
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's federal supreme court said on Thursday it had rejected a woman's claim for certification agency T ÜV Rheinland to pay compensation for approving faulty breast implants produced by manufacturer PIP until its 2010 closure. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Apps encourage youngsters to have cosmetic surgery
Apps like Princess Plastic Surgery, available globally from Google Play, have been called 'shocking' by experts from Nuffield Council who fear they cause psychological damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast implants may cause false ECG diagnosis of heart attack
A new study suggests that ECG recordings, which are used to diagnose heart attack and other disorders, can be abnormal in patients with breast implants. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Breast implants increase heart attack diagnoses
Researchers from Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco advise women with breast implants to inform their doctor before having an ECG. Doctors should be aware of ECG misinterpretation, they add. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast implants 'could put women at risk of false heart attack diagnoses'
BREAST implants may impede an important medical test for the heart, a new study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiologist: Breast implants skew heart attack test
Breast implants make it trickier to run tests that can help spot a possible heart attack, a cardiologist says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast implants may impede ECG and lead to false heart attack diagnosis
(European Society of Cardiology) Breast implants may impede an electrocardiogram (ECG) and could result in a false heart attack diagnosis, according to research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE -- CARDIOSTIM 2017. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top iOS Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Pulmonology, plastic surgery, and allergy apps top the list (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - June 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Sinclair Pharma acquires Refine ’ s breast-lifting tech for $11m
Sinclair Pharma today acquired the rights to cosmetic device developer Refine Medical’s Refine Support System breast lifting technology for $11.3 million. The Refine Support System is a soft and flexible suture-mesh-anchor system designed to lift and support tissue, according to London-based Sinclair Pharma. The company said that the system can be used for a variety of different cosmetic or reconstructive tissue procedures, including standalone procedures or to enhance other cosmetic or reconstructive procedures. “Over the last several years I have had the opportunity to treat over 150 patients with the Refine ...
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cosmetic/Aesthetic Mergers & Acquisitions refinemedical sinclairpharma Source Type: news

Shaped vs Round Implants in Breast Reconstruction Shaped vs Round Implants in Breast Reconstruction
How do these two types of implants compare in terms of postoperative complications and patient satisfaction?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Sunless tanning chemical
Scientists are looking at a new way for sunless tanning. A new chemical treatment could give your skin the sun-kissed color without having to go outside. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Candello joins CBSN to discuss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunless tanning chemicial
Scientists are looking at a new way for sunless tanning. A new chemical treatment could give your skin the sun-kissed color without having to go outside. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Candello joins CBSN to discuss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeons need more support to cope after clinical errors
Surgeons particularly vulnerable to ‘devastating’ effects of their clinical errors, says expert Related items fromOnMedica Why doctors should not lose heart if they make a mistake Shortage of critical beds and surgeons cause cancelled ops Royal College launches cosmetic surgery advice 'Explain all options to patients,' say surgeons Six-month-plus surgery waits triple in four years (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Why Do I Sweat So Much?
For SELF, by Amy Marturana.   I will never be a woman who can spend a full hour working out hard in the morning, and then after, spritz some dry shampoo on her hair and saunter off to the office looking presentable. The problem isn’t my hair — it’s straight and easy to manage, which I am grateful for. It’s the sweat. After any workout, it looks like I just dunked my head under a shower. Why do I sweat so much? I ask myself this question on a near-daily basis. Every time I’m working out with other people, I notice that they do not suffer from the same level of sweatiness as I do. It&rsquo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news