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Botox makes unnerving journey into our nervous system

Research shows Botox travels to our central nervous system ...

Decoding what Other People “See” in Faces After Plastic Surgery

Michael Reilly, MD, freely admits he loves faces. In his first year of medical school at the University of North Carolina, Chapel ...

Should breast implants come with a health warning?

Newspaper reports suggest that France may be considering health warnings – or even an outright ban – on breast implants, following a cancer scare. Should women be concerned? Dr Suzanne Turner from the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, looks at the truth behind the headlines. ... Full story

Breast implants could become safer thanks to cell-friendly surface

Scientists at The University of Manchester have created an enhanced surface for silicone breast implants which could reduce complications and make them less likely to be rejected by the body. ... Full story

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Reports Americans Spent More Than 12 Billion in 2014; Procedures for Men Up 43% Over Five Year Period

NEW YORK, NY – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) released its complete 18th annual multi-specialty statistical data today showing an aesthetic plastic surgery spend consistent with the figures for 2013, with Americans spending more than 12 billion dollars on surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the second year in a row. ... Full story

Scientists identify bone cells that could help children who need corrective facial surgery

A little girl's face is obscured by a surgical mask. (stock image)ANN ARBOR—Our bones are smart. Bones know that by adolescence it's time to stop growing longer and stronger, and from that point on bones keep their shape by healing injuries. ... Full story

Safest Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

National study offers broad evidence of safety for minimally invasive procedures ... Full story

Plastic surgery has led to the objectification of breasts according to social scientist

University of Leicester academic blames plastic surgery for the commodification of breasts in free public lecture on Tuesday 4 November ... Full story

‘Shape-shifting’ material could help reconstruct faces

SAN FRANCISCO - Injuries, birth defects (such as cleft palates) or surgery to remove a tumor can create gaps in bone that are too large to heal naturally. And when they occur in the head, face or jaw, these bone defects can dramatically alter a person’s appearance. Researchers will report today that they have developed a “self-fitting” material that expands with warm salt water to precisely fill bone defects, and also acts as a scaffold for new bone growth. ... Full story

NHS Boob Job Girl Plans to have an Abortion

In a shocking turn of events, four months pregnant glamour model, Josie Cunningham, has decided that she'd like to undergo an abortion in order to further her career. ... Full story

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