Allergan Successfully Completes ZELTIQ(R) Aesthetics Acquisition
Acquisition Adds Best-in-Class Body Contouring Business to Allergan's World-Class Facial Aesthetics, Plastic Surgery & Regenerative Medicine Businesses Acquisition of CoolSculpting,® Sales Leader in Fast-Growing, Cash Pay Body Contouring Segment, is... Devices, Mergers & Acquisitions Allergan, ZELTIQ Aesthetics, CoolSculpting, body contouring (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MENTOR(R) Launches MENTORPromise Protection Plan
Company offers the industry's most comprehensive product warranty program for breast implant surgery patients SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mentor Worldwide LLC, a global leader in breast aesthetics, today annou... Devices Mentor Worldwide, MENTORPromise Protection Plan, breast implants (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

School bullies are more likely to seek plastic surgery
Their emotionally-scarred victims, traumatised by their experiences as a child, are also just as likely to go under the knife, according to researchers from the University of Warwick. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon Snapchats boob jobs and tummy tucks LIVE
Sydney's plastic surgeon Eddy Dona is broadcasting his graphic operations of his patients on Snapchat to show viewers the raw reality of going under the knife. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bullying linked to increased desire for cosmetic surgery in teens
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Adolescents who are involved in bullying--victims and perpetrators alike -- are more likely to say they would want to undergo cosmetic surgery to be more attractive or fix perceived flaws, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Galatea Surgical wins FDA 510(k) for GalaForm 3D plastic surgery scaffold
Tepha Inc subsidiary Galatea Surgical said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its GalaForm 3D surgical scaffold device designed for use in plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Lexington, Mass.-based company claims that the GalaForm 3D scaffold is the only 3-dimensionally contoured surgical scaffold with a reinforcing rim designed to uplift the body’s shape for easier placement. The device is based on Tepha’s proprietary P4HB bioresorbable polymer tech, the company said. “Scaffolds play an important role in aesthetic surgery, where we deal with rejuvenating weakened tissue. We have studied soft-tissu...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Galatea Surgical Tepha Inc. Source Type: news

FDA approves J & J ’ s Mentor MemoryGel Xtra silicone breast implants
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Mentor Worldwide said today it won FDA approval for its MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel-filled breast implants. With the approval, Mentor said it also launched an Artoura breast tissue expander designed to work with the newly cleared MemoryGel Xtra implants. The Artoura breast tissue expander features a smooth shell to provide controlled expansion for reconstructive surgeries. “Since its launch in 2015, the Mentor Artoura expander platform has proven to be a welcome innovation in breast tissue expander technology. Having a new smooth shell configuration, in addit...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health Johnson & Johnson Source Type: news

Tepha Inc. Subsidiary, Galatea Surgical, Announces the Launch of GalaFORM(TM) 3D Surgical Scaffold
Galatea Designated as Premier Partner by American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery LEXINGTON, Mass., April 27, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Galatea Surgical, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tepha Inc., announced today the FDA 510... Devices, Surgery, FDA, Product Launch Tepha Inc, Galatea Surgical, GalaFORM, 3D Surgical Scaffold (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bullies and their victims more likely to want plastic surgery
School bullies and their victims are more likely to want plastic surgery than other teens, according to new research. 11.5% of bullying victims have extreme desire to have cosmetic surgery, as well as 3.4% of bullies and 8.8% of teenagers who both bully and are bullied, compared with less than 1% of those who are unaffected by bullying, the study concludes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Allergan Announces Advisory Role for Breast Implant Pioneer Hani Zeini
Sientra Founder & Former CEO to contribute to Allergan's World-Class Aesthetic Business DUBLIN, April 27, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Allergan plc, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, today announced Hani Zeini has joined ... Biopharmaceuticals, Devices, Personnel Allergan (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bullies and their victims more likely to want plastic surgery
(University of Warwick) 11.5% of bullying victims have extreme desire to have cosmetic surgery, as well as 3.4% of bullies and 8.8% of teenagers who both bully and are bullied -- compared with less than 1% of those who are unaffected by bullying. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Spirox touts 1-year 1st-in-human study results of Latera nasal implant
Spirox today released 1-year data from the 1st-in-human study of its Latera absorbable nasal implant designed to support nasal cartilage and prevent nasal valve collapse, which can contribute to nasal obstruction. Results from the study were published in the April issue of the journal Facial Plastic Surgery. Data from the study indicated that patients treated with Latera had significant and sustained reduction in nasal obstruction through 12 months, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company said. The 30 patient study explored the use of the device in patients with severe or extreme symptoms, and utilized a total of 56 latera im...
Source: Mass Device - April 25, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Spirox Source Type: news

Bluebella reveal breast size increases over 50 years
Researchers have analysed government statistics to identify the average breast size for each decade and put changes down to better diet and fitness, as well as cosmetic surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new life for Lynkin after encephalocele surgery
When you meet Lynkin Bell, the first things you notice are her big personality and chubby cheeks. You might also see how she adores her brother Lukis and hamming it up for the camera. But you’d never guess that this playful 14-month-old from Texas wasn’t expected to survive, never mind talk, stand or play peekaboo like a pro. And yet, thanks to her parents’ faith and persistence — and surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital — Lynkin can do all those things, and lots more, with the gusto befitting any toddler her age. “It’s a miracle,” says Kaylen Gaston, Lynkin’s mo...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 24, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Craniofacial Program Dr. John Meara Dr. Mark Proctor encephalocele Source Type: news

Alternatives to Acellular Dermal Matrix Alternatives to Acellular Dermal Matrix
The use of Gore DualMesh may be a safe, effective, and less costly alternative to acellular dermal matrix in breast reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast implants and cancer: Any connection?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - April 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Functional LD Transfer for Upper-Extremity Reconstruction Functional LD Transfer for Upper-Extremity Reconstruction
This case highlights the versatility of functional latissimus dorsi flap transfers for upper-extremity reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Patient makes dramatic recovery from amputation to transplanted hand
In October 2016, Jonathan Koch, a 51-year-old entertainment executive from Los Angeles, underwent a 17-hour procedure to replace the hand he lost to a mysterious, life-threatening illness. Six  months after surgery by the UCLA hand transplant team and countless hours of physical therapy, Koch continues to make remarkable strides in his recovery.Already, he has used his new hand to hold a jump rope, dribble a basketball, unscrew a bottle top  and swing a tennis racquet.His remarkable story about the illness that nearly took his life and the rare transplant procedure that helped him recover is chronicled by wr...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Report details the most popular surgical procedures in America
New report found that Americans spent $16 billion on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures in 2016 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kelly Rowland Gets Real About Her ‘Flapjack’ Boobs And ‘Frisbee’ Nipples After Breastfeeding
Kelly Rowland is not afraid to speak candidly about parenthood. On Tuesday, the singer and mom released her new book, Whoa, Baby!: A Guide for New Moms Who Feel Overwhelmed and Freaked Out (and Wonder What the #*$& Just Happened). Rowland, who gave birth to her son, Titan Jewell, with husband Tim Witherspoon in 2014, gets personal about her motherhood experience throughout the book. On the topic of breastfeeding, she opened up about her time nursing Titan.  “All that gnawing at your nipples will take its toll! In those early days, I was fascinated (my polite way of saying ‘horrified’) by the tran...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans spent $16 BILLION on plastic surgery in 2016
The most popular procedure by far was muscle-relaxing Botox injections, amassing approximately $2.6 billion from 7 million patients last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than $16B spent on cosmetic surgery, procedures in U.S. in 2016
A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found that Americans spent $16 billion on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures in 2016. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans Are Spending Billions on Plastic Surgery
New report details costs of most popular plastic surgery procedures (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than $16 billion spent on cosmetic plastic surgery in 2016
Americans spent more than ever before -- $16 billion -- on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures in 2016, concludes new research. The new report also breaks down the national average cost of surgical and minimally invasive procedures. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 12, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
New report details costs of most popular plastic surgery procedures Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China live streaming: Would-be internet stars boost billion-dollar market
BEIJING (Reuters) - Jing Qi, a part-time presenter on the live streaming platform Huajiao, underwent cosmetic surgery in March to improve her chances of becoming an internet celebrity. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A father ’s hope for his son’s life
Juan and Fredy in 2017. Juan was looking forward to having his son, Fredy, 14, finally come home to live with him. The teenager had been living under the care of his grandmother since he was a toddler. But on that long-awaited homecoming day, Juan was quickly jarred from feeling great joy to grave concern. “When I saw his face, one side looked very different from the other and his lip was swollen,” says Juan. “He admitted right away that his face had been hurting.” Juan remembered that the last time he’d seen his son — more than one year ago — Fredy’s face had looked slightly...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 12, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kat J. McAlpine Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Cameron Trenor Dr. Carolyn Rogers Dr. Darren Orbach Dr. Reza Rahbar Dr. Salim Afshar interventional radiology juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma tumor Source Type: news

More than $16 billion spent on cosmetic plastic surgery
(American Society of Plastic Surgeons) A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that Americans spent more than ever before -- $16 billion -- on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures in 2016. The new report also breaks down the national average cost of surgical and minimally invasive procedures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Guidance on screening women with breast implants
Public Health England has issued guidance on the technique that should be used in screening women with breast implants. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 12, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women developing wrinkles 10 years too early says expert
London cosmetic surgeon Dr Navid Javalli has pointed to an 'epidemic of deep wrinkle lines' in young women, and he says too much time spent staring at phones and computers is to blame. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Systemic Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Systemic Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Find out what plastic surgeons need to know regarding the use of systemic agents in patients undergoing breast reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 10, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

UK's first double hand transplant patient delights in writing letter to thank surgeon
Chris King describes getting his life back since surgery last year, as surgeon says he has progressed faster than anticipatedThe first person in the UK to undergo a double hand transplant has said writing a letter to thank his surgeon has been one the highlights of his first nine months since the operation – that, and being able to applaud his favourite rugby league team.Chris King, 57, described how he hadgot his life back since the surgery last July, when he became the second person to have a hand transplant at the UK ’s specialist centre for the operation at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) and the first to hav...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Tess de la Mare and agencies Tags: Plastic surgery Organ donation Health Leeds Medical research UK news Science Society Source Type: news

When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become'Too Much'?
At some point, augmented mouths simply begin to look unnatural, survey finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

European Parliament tightens medical device regulations
The European Parliament voted today to tighten its regulations on medical devices and diagnostics, enacting stronger post-market surveillance rules and adding a safety check for high-risk devices. The new rules, which also mandate a unique identification system and implant cards for patients, are slated to go into effect 3 years after they’re officially published in early May for medical devices and 5 years for in vitro diagnostics. “The metal-on-metal hip scandal highlighted weaknesses in the current system. So we’ve introduced much stricter requirements for the bodies that authorize medical devices, and...
Source: Mass Device - April 5, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Regulatory/Compliance European Parliament Source Type: news

AirXpanders wins FDA nod for next-gen AeroForm tissue expander components
AirXpanders (ASX:AXP) saw shares rise today after it won FDA 510(k) clearance for an enhanced film material used to contain carbon dioxide in its AeroForm Tissue Expander system The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company’s AeroForm tissue expander is designed for use in post-mastectomy breast reconstructions to expand and stretch the skin and underlying muscle prior to a permanent breast implant. The device administers small amounts of CO2 up to 3 times a day to gradually stretch tissue prior to a breast implant procedure. “We are very excited about the FDA’s decision which is consistent with the CE Mark an...
Source: Mass Device - April 4, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health AirXpanders Source Type: news

Surgical Site Infiltration for Abdominal Surgery Surgical Site Infiltration for Abdominal Surgery
The authors describe an optimal surgical site anesthetic infiltration technique to provide pain relief after abdominal surgical procedures.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mama June Shannon reveals pain of turkey neck surgery
A new clip from her upcoming docu-series From Not To Hot has revealed the moment she awoke from the painful cosmetic surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Would Women Want To Have Plastic Surgery On Their Genitals?
Concern about their appearance isn't the only reason women want to undergo labiaplasty, in which a surgeon reshapes their labia, the fleshy folds that enclose and protect the external genitalia. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)
Title: Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - March 29, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Reconstruction of a Necrotizing Fasciitis Defect Reconstruction of a Necrotizing Fasciitis Defect
The authors describe their experience using a polyurethane biodegradable dermal substitute for the reconstruction of necrotizing fasciitis and an anterior cervical defect.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

5,000 and counting: Penn Medicine celebrates reconstruction milestone
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Doctors in Penn Medicine's Division of Plastic Surgery recently performed their 5,000th free flap reconstructive surgery. Their milestone will be the focus of a presentation at the 96th Annual American Association of Plastic Surgeons Meeting in Austin, Texas, in which they will educate leaders from other institutions on the process of building a free flap program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Penn physicians honored by American Association of Plastic Surgeons
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The American Association of Plastic Surgeons have recognized two renowned members of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania as the Clinician and Mentor of the Year. The AAPS, the most prestigious medical organization in plastic surgery, honored the Penn physicians at its 96th Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal 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 Rhode Island(PRWeb March 27, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14184456.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Warns of Rare Cancer Linked to Breast Implants
The FDA has recently released a statement identifying a new rare T-cell lymphoma caused by breast implant surgery. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 24, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Tags: Leukemia & Lymphoma News Source Type: news

Plastic surgery results shown in before and after photos
Wijitpraphorn Punbu, 19, pictured, from Thailand, revealed how she faced years of relentless bullying because she was born with protruding teeth and a collapsed jaw. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maximizing Safety During Soft-Tissue Filler Injections Maximizing Safety During Soft-Tissue Filler Injections
A better understanding of facial anatomy will help maximize the safety of facial filler injections and minimize the risk of complications.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA issues update on cancer linked to breast implants
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 21 issued an update regarding...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use MRI to diagnose PIP breast implant ruptures, Dutch say MRI adds to cancer detection in women with breast implants Unusual breast implant sensations while flying: Mystery solved Radiotherapy complicates implant-based breast reconstruction FDA OKs new silicone gel-filled breast implant (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Surgeon invests $1 million in skin care
Local plastic surgeon Dr. Michele Koo has launched her own line of therapeutic skin care products and created a company to manufacture and distribute the line in St. Louis. Koo, who has more than two decades of experience as a board-certified plastic surgeon, developed the Dr. Koo Skin Care line herself, working with a formulator who also has worked with L’Oreal (and whom Koo declined to name). Koo launched the line in December. “These products contain true medi cal therapeutic actives that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

FDA Links Breast Implants To Deaths From Rare Type Of Cancer
Nine women have died of a rare type of lymphoma that Food and Drug Administration officials now say may be caused by breast implants.  This form of cancer, called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), has occurred more often in women with implants that are textured rather than smooth, the FDA said Tuesday.  As of Feb. 1, the FDA said it had received reports of 359 cases of the implant-related cancer, including the nine deaths. Of those reports, 231 contained information about the surface of the implants. Among this group, textured implants made up 203 of the cases and smooth implan...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Links Breast Implants To Cases Of Rare Blood Cancer
The agency announced that at least nine women have died from a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma associated with the surgery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news