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Cesarean delivery may lead to increased risk of obesity among offspring

Individuals born by cesarean delivery were 15 percent more likely to become obese as children than individuals born by vaginal birth and the increased risk may persist through adulthood, according to a large new study. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Men: The new face of cosmetic plastic surgery

Breast reductions, tummy tucks, liposuctions, enlarging of the male chest, eye jobs, nose jobs, facelifts….they’re all becoming more and more popular among the male patient population, say experts in the plastic surgery field Source: North Jersey.com Read More

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Cancer patients not getting adequate pain relief

Many terminal cancer patients are not getting adequate pain relief early enough, according to an English study. The researchers found that, on average, terminal cancer patients were given their first dose of a strong opioid such as morphine just nine weeks before their death. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Fusion targeted prostate biopsy proves more accuratein diagnosis of prostate cancer

An innovative procedure combining MRI and ultrasound to create a 3D image of the prostate can more accurately locate suspicious areas and help diagnose whether it’s prostate cancer, new research confirms. Source: Science Daily Read More

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Men perceived as younger, more attractive after hair transplant for baldness

A survey by Lisa E. Ishii, M.D., M.H.S., of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and coauthors suggests men with androgenetic alopecia (pattern baldness) who underwent hair transplant were rated by observers as more youthful, attractive, successful and approachable. topic paper in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal […]

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Harsh parenting, food insecurity predicts obesity for young women

The adolescent years can be full of changes, whether physical, emotional, or familial. A new study by Iowa State University researchers suggests that when these years include prolonged periods of food insecurity coupled with harsh parenting practices, females are prone to obesity in early adulthood. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

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Modified butterfly graft still effective tool in rhinoplasty

For patients undergoing rhinoplasty with a modified butterfly graft, there is a decrease in the Nasal Obstruction Symptoms Evaluation score, according to a study published online July 7 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

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Study Confirms Protein Intake Recommendations

When it comes to eating after bariatric surgery, weight loss surgery patients are constantly reminded to “eat protein first” and that “protein is the priority.” Although this recommendation is always at the top of dietary guidelines, there is little research that has examined the association between protein intake and fat free mass loss. A new […]

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Four Key Things to Know Before Your Buttock Augmentation Consultation

Gluteal augmentation, more commonly referred to as a buttock augmentation, is a common procedure designed to improve the size/shape of the buttocks. Source: American Society of Plastic Surgeons Read More

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Ovarian cancer: New imaging technique helps surgeons remove more of tumor

The amount of tumor tissue that is left after surgery is an important factor in ovarian cancer patient survival. Currently, surgeons have to rely on their eyes and hands to find malignant tissue. Now, new research shows how an imaging technique using a new type of fluorescent compound helped surgeons detect and remove nearly 30 percent […]

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Common painkillers are more dangerous than we think

Many Danes are prescribed NSAIDs for the treatment of painful conditions, fever and inflammation. But the treatment also comes with side effects, including the risk of ulcers and increased blood pressure. A major new study now gathers all research in the area. This shows that arthritis medicine is particularly dangerous for heart patients, and also […]

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Innovative oral health app helps with diagnosis, treatment

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) has released an innovative app as part of its national oral health curriculum, Smiles for Life, according to a report published by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Source: Medical Xpress Read More

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Research shows weight loss and improved cholesterol levels with walnut-rich diet

A walnut-rich, higher fat diet showed comparable weight loss to a lower fat, higher carbohydrate diet among overweight and obese women. Source: Medical News Today Read More

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Efficacy of pain treatment may be seen on MRI

Treatment of pain with analgesics may be measured through the use of MRI, which could assist with drug development, according to recently published research. Source: Healio Read More

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Single-Stage Procedure Treats Cellulite, Lipodystrophy

A single-stage procedure can provide simultaneous treatment for cellulite and lipodystrophy, according to a clinical report published in the January issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine Source: HealthDay Read More

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