Archives for September, 2011

Is a New Craze About to Hit the UK?

September 30th, 2011
Is a New Craze About to Hit the UK?

A new cosmetic surgery craze could be about to hit the UK, thanks to Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Katie Middleton. Called the Pippa butt lift, the craze began after Pippa’s curvy figure (particularly her behind) was noticed during the marriage of her older sister to Prince William. Since then, many young women in […]

Can Marriage Breakup Cause Hair Loss for Women?

September 28th, 2011
Can Marriage Breakup Cause Hair Loss for Women?

It seems so, according to researchers at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Scientists believe that while a woman’s genetic makeup is the prime cause for hair loss, marital split comes very high up on the list of reasons, charting at number 2. This may seem rather strange at first, but stress can often […]

Heated Debate Over Donated Eggs

September 26th, 2011
Heated Debate Over Donated Eggs

An unusual debate in Canada has become extremely heated, concerning whether women should donate their eggs to help couples with infertility problems. However, at a recent meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, the discussion became argumentative, as the pro and anti factions on the main panel slugged it out. All to the delight, […]

New Non-Invasive Techniques in Cosmetic Surgery

September 23rd, 2011
New Non-Invasive Techniques in Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is fast becoming technologically driven. The days when implements, such as saws and knives were the standard tools of the trade are coming to an end. While it has proved valuable in helping the surgeon with their work, old dental equipment is also gruesome and limited in what it can achieve. One new […]

New Books Gives Hope To Children

September 21st, 2011
New Books Gives Hope To Children

Being diagnosed with cancer is devastating enough, but losing your hair during chemotherapy treatment must only add to the stress. For children though the anxiety is probably enormous. However, help is at hand in the shape of a new book, published by the American Cancer Society (ACS), which aims to help children cope with hair […]

Row Potentially Brewing Over Health Insurance in the US

September 19th, 2011
Row Potentially Brewing Over Health Insurance in the US

In the run up to next year’s United States presidential elections another row could be brewing over health insurance provision. This row could go far beyond the current arguments of why the federal government should help fund insurance provision for those least able to afford it. It seems during a series of debates over health […]

Pauline Quirke Shows Off Her New Figure

September 16th, 2011
Pauline Quirke Shows Off Her New Figure

Well known actress Pauline Quirke showed off her new figure at the TV Choice Awards recently. Despite struggling with weight for many years she was determined to lose it and lose it she did – all of 7 stone. Pauline told reporters that she used to avoid getting her photograph taken at events and even […]

Another Case of ‘Do It Yourself Cosmetic Surgery’ goes Wrong

September 14th, 2011
Another Case of ‘Do It Yourself Cosmetic Surgery’ goes Wrong

The cost of cosmetic surgery is often too expensive for many people, especially during these times of economic hardship and so there now appears to be a growing trend for cheap DIY solutions. Unfortunately, the chances of these ‘solutions’ going wrong are very high. The latest case involves woman who decided to inject herself with […]

New Challenge for Obama

September 12th, 2011
New Challenge for Obama

The Obama health care reform faces a new challenge after a ruling by a Virginia court hearing. It seems there was confusion over whether the 4th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals said they upheld the Obama administration’s right to interfere in health insurance issue at a national and State level. At first people thought the […]

Can baldness be reversed?

September 7th, 2011
Can baldness be reversed?

If recent research involving stem is true cells the answer is a hopeful yes. Baldness affects both men and women, but men are generally the major sufferers with male pattern baldness being the main cause. The research used mice, studying fatty skin layers. The specific cells being investigated were adipose precursor cells, which researchers found […]

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