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February 28, 2017

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February 28, 2017

By the Numbers: What Are the Most Attractive Female Lips?

Feb. 16, 2017 — What dimensions might create the most attractive lips in women? A new study used focus groups and morphed computed images to try to find out because established guidelines may help achieve optimal ... read more

Experts Develop Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline on Rhinoplasty

Feb. 1, 2017 — The American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation addresses the limited literature and availability of multi-disciplinary clinical practice guidelines accessible to ... read more

Skin Closure Options for Cesarean Delivery: Glue Vs. Subcuticular Sutures

Jan. 23, 2017 — Cesarean delivery rates have increased during the last few decades and it has become the most common surgery during a woman's reproductive years. There is currently no definite evidence ... read more

What's the Best Way to Match the Implant to the Breast?

Oct. 28, 2016 — How should plastic surgeons choose the best implant type and size for women undergoing breast augmentation surgery? Implant size selection systems based on breast tissue measurements may provide ... read more

Sep. 27, 2016 — Researchers can now explain how the properties of the skin change depending on the environment. The new findings explain, among other things, why people don’t dehydrate in dry air. The research ... read more

New Method to Predict Skin Stretchiness Could Help Burn Victims Grow New Skin

Sep. 22, 2016 — A method to measure the limit to which human skin can be stretched has been developed by researchers, which could help to grow new skin for burn ... read more

Concerns Over Glutathione Skin Bleaching in the UK

Aug. 31, 2016 — Skin bleaching with the use of glutathione is on the rise, despite the potential ethical issues and adverse side effects associated with the practice, warns a doctor from ... read more

Indoor Tanning: Women Say No to Total Ban, Yes to Stricter Policies

Aug. 15, 2016 — Most young adult women who regularly visit indoor tanning salons support the introduction of policies to make it safer, but are against a total ban, a new study concludes. The findings are good news ... read more

The Next Frontier in Facial Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery

Aug. 11, 2016 — Is regenerative medicine the next frontier in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery? Researchers explored that question in a new review ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — Sunbathing without sunscreen can be dangerous. But it's not just your skin you need to be worried about: some substances in drugs, cosmetics and medicinal herbs can be toxic to the skin when ... read more

Scar Treatments Can Improve Patients' Quality of Life

July 28, 2016 — Scarring can have a profound impact on patients. Fortunately, dermatologists have developed an improved understanding of the biology of scarring, allowing them to provide more effective treatment ... read more

Evidence Insufficient to Make Recommendation Regarding Visual Skin Examination by a Clinician

July 26, 2016 — The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of visual skin examination by a clinician to screen ... read more

Americans Worried About Using Gene Editing, Brain Chip Implants and Synthetic Blood

July 26, 2016 — Many in the general public think scientific and technological innovations bring helpful change to society, but they are more concerned than excited when it comes to the potential use of emerging ... read more

Indoor Tanning Rates Among New Jersey Teens Remain Stable Following State Enactment of Under Age 17 Ban

July 20, 2016 — Research shows no significant decline in indoor tanning rates among children under age 17 following a ban on such use in New Jersey enacted in 2013. The authors say it’s a finding that underscores ... read more

Wearable Technology Gets Good Ratings from Plastic Surgeons

June 29, 2016 — Plastic surgeons see some clear advantages of using Google Glass in the operating room, reports a new ... read more

Topical Skin Creams Effective to Treat Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma

June 2, 2016 — Basal cell carcinoma is one of the most common cancers and its incidence is increasing worldwide, putting a significant burden on health services. Topical treatments are available for superficial ... read more

First-of-Its-Kind Procedure Combines Scalp, Skull, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant

May 27, 2016 — Simultaneous transplantation of a "composite" skull and scalp flap plus a kidney and pancreas -- all from the same donor -- provided excellent outcomes for a patient with a non-healing ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Facelift patients who wish to avoid the dreaded 'turkey wattle' neckline years later should undergo a full-incision surgical technique instead of a short-scar method, according to novel new ... read more

Burn Injuries: Better Methods of Treatment Using Soluble Factors from Irradiated White Blood Cells

May 12, 2016 — Extensive burn injuries are usually treated by transplanting layers of skin from other parts of the body. Although this is a commonly used method, the wounds do not always heal completely. A research ... read more

Math, Not Skin, May Be a Better Way to Help Researchers Test Consumer Products, Study Shows

May 10, 2016 — Researchers are presenting collaborative research on the use of mathematical methods for understanding the transportation of chemical compounds in biological tissues, like the skin. This could lead ... read more

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