Archives for February, 2013

Surge In Demand For Cosmetic Surgery

February 28th, 2013
Surge In Demand For Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeons in the USA have reported a surge in demand for treatment. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), demand for a variety of operations has increased by around 5% this last year compared to the same period in 2011-2012. Breast augmentations appear to be the most popular type of treatment with […]

New Dental Scheme Launched

February 25th, 2013
New Dental Scheme Launched

A new scheme has been launched in the USA that aims to try and improve the oral health of children. Project Engage is a collaborative approach by Temple University in Pennsylvania, with two of the state’s leading health organisations – UnitedHealthcare and United Health Foundation. The project will work with children under 6 and their […]

Are Hair Extensions A Problem?

February 21st, 2013
Are Hair Extensions A Problem?

The use of hair extensions, particularly among women, as a beauty aid has grown tremendously over the last few years. This is noticeable among celebrities such as Lady Gaga who is known for her outrageous hairstyles. However, there is growing concern among both women and hair specialists that hair extensions may be doing more harm […]

New Changes For Dentists Working In Arizona Schools

February 18th, 2013
New Changes For Dentists Working In Arizona Schools

Unlike in the UK, all American dentists work for themselves. However, sometimes it must be difficult for medical professionals such as dentists to keep up with changes made within the 50 States of the union, especially since each one appears to have its own rules and regulations. For instance, Arizona State legislature is undergoing changes […]

Getting To Know Your Ears

February 14th, 2013
Getting To Know Your Ears

Of all the senses, hearing is one of the most difficult to do without. The difficulties in communication that occur due to poor hearing can have a serious adverse effect on your daily life, so making sure you know exactly how your own ears function is very important. In this guide to help you get […]

Do It Yourself Abortion

February 14th, 2013
Do It Yourself Abortion

Women in past generations who found themselves in the position of being pregnant but not wanting the baby ,took measures they hoped would help abort the foetus. By and large, these measures were unsuccessful, even dangerous. However, scientists have been working on an idea which may offer women the choice of either attending a clinic […]

Can You Go Just Too Far With Plastic Surgery?

February 11th, 2013
Can You Go Just Too Far With Plastic Surgery?

Going under the knife has become as much of a fashion statement as wearing clothes for some individuals. However, has this obsession with looking as beautiful as possible, just gone too far? For some it probably has. For instance, one man in North America has paid out a staggering £60,000 so far to improve his […]

Cosmetic Surgery Expected To Grow 10 Per Cent in 2013

February 6th, 2013
Cosmetic Surgery Expected To Grow 10 Per Cent in 2013

Experts believe the global expansion of cosmetic surgery will continue this year with growth expected to be around 10%. Last year the industry reached a record $6 billion (about £3.75 billion) with surgical procedures such as liposuction and non-invasive procedures topping the bill. This year the growth is thought to reach around $7 billion. Asia […]

Government Adamant About Stance On Migrants

February 4th, 2013
Government Adamant About Stance On Migrants

The UK government has announced that anyone coming from abroad to live in Britain will not be entitled to NHS treatment unless they can provide health insurance. The announcement was made in light of two east European states, Bulgaria and Romania, joining the European Union. People travelling from these countries have been told that if […]

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