Archives for March, 2014

Eat More Unprocessed Food Says Weight Loss Report

March 31st, 2014
Eat More Unprocessed Food Says Weight Loss Report

A report by scientists at Yale University suggests that irrespective of what diet is being followed eating unprocessed food is best. Researchers compared various popular diets such as Paleo, vegan, low-carb, and low-fat diets and concluded that in order to lose weight it is more important to eat fresh and unprocessed food. The report concludes […]

Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

March 27th, 2014
Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

Getting a getting tattoo has in recent years become ever more popular. However what perhaps many people are not aware of is that although tattoos can be removed they often leave a mess behind. But this is changing. It seems that laser technology is now advanced enough to help remove unwanted tattoos, safely and cleanly. […]

PIP Implants 2 Years On

March 27th, 2014
PIP Implants 2 Years On

In 2010 the world’s media reported how there had been high levels of rupture with breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP). Many of the silicone breast implants produced by PIP were found to contain an unapproved and non-clinical grade silicone gel. Soon the founder of Pip, Jean Claude Mas, was convicted of aggravated […]

Considering Dentures & the Different Types of Denture

March 27th, 2014
Considering Dentures & the Different Types of Denture

There are a number of circumstances under which we can lose our natural teeth. These include a number different oral health problems including tooth decay, gum disease or even injury. Whatever the reason, if you have experienced the loss of teeth, your dentist will have talked to you about the possibility of having dentures fitted. […]

An NHS Based Warning For Ex-Pats

March 25th, 2014
An NHS Based Warning For Ex-Pats

It is generally assumed that the NHS was set up for British citizens. However a recent event demonstrated that this is not the case – at least it isn’t now if it ever was. This came to light when a lady – a British citizen who lives in the USA – came over to Britain […]

Is LASIK The Way Forward?

March 20th, 2014
Is LASIK The Way Forward?

It is thought that half the population wears glasses or contact lenses to help correct their vision. Modern technology however is beginning to make an impact even in this area of life. For instance, one of the growing alternatives to wearing visual devices is laser treatment such as LASIK surgery. The thought of laser treatment […]

New Brazilian Law To Be Passed

March 17th, 2014
New Brazilian Law To Be Passed

Brazil, in particular Rio de Janeiro, is one of the many places that have really gone to town where plastic surgery is concerned. However, while the authorities are happy to see the industry, grow they have drawn the line as to who can get treatment. It seems pet owners in Rio de Janeiro have been […]

Tester Online Dentistry Course From Sheffield University

March 10th, 2014
Tester Online Dentistry Course From Sheffield University

In a bid to encourage teenagers to think about dentistry as a career, Sheffield University has launched the first course of its type online. The course, which lasts six weeks, aims to encourage high school children to learn more about dentistry and its allied professions. The university also believes that it will give students a […]

The Affordable Care Act Latest

March 6th, 2014
The Affordable Care Act Latest

This year saw the US Affordable Care Act implemented fully despite the arguing and wrangling between politicians. While many people believe that socialised medicine is wrong and have actively campaigned against the new law, others have actually embraced it, although it is far removed from the idea of the NHS in the UK. In one […]

Increasing Numbers Of Chinese Women Turning To Plastic Surgery

March 4th, 2014
Increasing Numbers Of Chinese Women Turning To Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery in China has grown recently. According to the Sichuan Cosmetic Surgeons Association, there has been growth of around 20% in the number of women opting for plastic surgery over the last few years. Nose-jobs appear to be the major operation. What is driving this growth rate? In one corner of the country, namely […]

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