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YouTube is source of misinformation on plastic surgery

In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, researchers found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted by non-qualified medical professionals....


A new reality for beauty standards: How selfies and filters affect body image

With the spread of photo-editing technology through applications like Snapchat and Facetune, the level of physical perfection previously seen only on celebrity or beauty magazines is now all over social media. As these images become the norm, peoples perceptions of beauty worldwide are changing, which can take a toll on a persons self-esteem and can trigger body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), argue researchers....


Implants made by computer-aided design provide good results in patients with rare chest muscle deformity

For patients with Poland syndrome -- a rare congenital condition affecting the chest muscle -- computer-aided design (CAD) techniques can be used to create custom-made silicone implants for reconstructive surgery of the chest....


Patients opt for 3D simulation for breast augmentation -- but it doesn't improve outcomes

Three-dimensional image simulation is popular among women planning breast augmentation surgery. But while this evolving technology may enhance communication, it doesnt improve patient satisfaction with the results of the procedure....


Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model

Researchers have reversed wrinkled skin and hair loss, hallmarks of aging, in a mouse model. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced, the mouse develops wrinkled skin and extensive, visible hair loss in a matter of weeks. When the mitochondrial function is restored by turning off the gene responsible for mitochondrial dysfunction, the mouse returns to smooth skin and thick fur, indistinguishable from a healthy mouse of the same age....


Complication of 'fat freezing' procedure may be more common than thought

Cryolipolysis is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that eliminates excess fat by freezing it. But a complication called paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) -- a hardened area of localized fat developing after cryolipolysis -- may be more common than previously thought, suggests an article....


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YouTube is source of misinformation on plastic surgery

In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, researchers found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted by non-qualified medical professionals....


A new reality for beauty standards: How selfies and filters affect body image

With the spread of photo-editing technology through applications like Snapchat and Facetune, the level of physical perfection previously seen only on celebrity or beauty magazines is now all over social media. As these images become the norm, peoples perceptions of beauty worldwide are changing, which can take a toll on a persons self-esteem and can trigger body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), argue researchers....


Implants made by computer-aided design provide good results in patients with rare chest muscle deformity

For patients with Poland syndrome -- a rare congenital condition affecting the chest muscle -- computer-aided design (CAD) techniques can be used to create custom-made silicone implants for reconstructive surgery of the chest....


Patients opt for 3D simulation for breast augmentation -- but it doesn't improve outcomes

Three-dimensional image simulation is popular among women planning breast augmentation surgery. But while this evolving technology may enhance communication, it doesnt improve patient satisfaction with the results of the procedure....


Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model

Researchers have reversed wrinkled skin and hair loss, hallmarks of aging, in a mouse model. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced, the mouse develops wrinkled skin and extensive, visible hair loss in a matter of weeks. When the mitochondrial function is restored by turning off the gene responsible for mitochondrial dysfunction, the mouse returns to smooth skin and thick fur, indistinguishable from a healthy mouse of the same age....


Complication of 'fat freezing' procedure may be more common than thought

Cryolipolysis is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that eliminates excess fat by freezing it. But a complication called paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) -- a hardened area of localized fat developing after cryolipolysis -- may be more common than previously thought, suggests an article....


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