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2009-04-25 05:00:00

15% of botox patients are now over 60 - Plastic Surgery increased too, with breast implants and facelifts increasing by a third - Longer lives, bigger bank balances and stunning senior celebs are influencing factors. MANCHESTER, England, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A NEW trend in beauty has been seen by staff at Transform, the UK's leading plastic surgeons and non-surgical treatments: the rise of Botox Grannies. More and more women over 60 are having non-surgical treatments including Botox,...

2009-02-16 12:40:04

A model attempting to compete in Olympic boxing cannot take part in competitive bouts due to her breast implants, a boxing group says. The Amateur Boxing Association of England ruled 25-year-old Sarah Blewden's breast implants represent an increased health risk in regards to competitive boxing matches, The Daily Telegraph said Monday. International rules forbid anyone with breast implants continuing to box because of risk of damage to the breast tissue, ABAE Chairman Tony Attwood said. The...

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2008-11-05 08:30:00

Silicone breast implants may increase the risk of developing a rare form of lymphoma. However, the authors of the new study say because anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma (ALCL) of the breast is so rare, the total risk is still very low. Dr. Daphne de Jong, from The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, and researchers studied the link between silicone implants and this type of cancer after finding two patients who had ALCL in the fibrous capsule surrounding their silicone breast implants....

2008-10-06 15:00:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan-based plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Walden, is answering the beckoning call of mid-work-week blues, hosting the ultimate "Girl's Night Out" on Wed., Oct. 8th, 6:30-8:30pm at midtown's W Hotel (49th St./Lexington Ave.). The evening highlights an educational seminar given by Dr. Jennifer Walden, respected NYC plastic surgeon, award-winning medical studies author, and regular guest on Fox News Channel, on Natrelle's newest line of breast implants and...

2008-07-28 09:01:46

By Kate Foster DOZENS of Scots seeking cut-price cosmetic surgery are making the trip to Cyprus, lured by low prices at private clinics which also offer recuperation by the Mediterranean. The number of patients seen at one clinic has doubled in the past year with others also reporting a rise in Scots undergoing tummy tucks, breast implants and liposuction. Cosmetic surgery experts said yesterday that the island was one of the fastest-growing destinations for medical tourism because of...

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2006-11-18 15:10:00

WASHINGTON -- Plastic surgeons expect breast implants filled with silicone gel to supplant those containing salt water as the most popular choice of the nearly 300,000 U.S. women a year who have their breasts surgically enlarged. In this country, silicone-gel implants now account for only an estimated 10 percent to 15 percent of the breast augmentation market, with saline implants making up the rest. A 14-year virtual ban on silicone-gel breast implants - now ended - had restricted their use...

2006-11-17 21:00:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Diana Zuckerman, PhD, President, National Research Center for Women & Families: The FDA's decision to approve silicone gel breast implants is a triumph of corporate lobbying and hype over sound science and women's health. The FDA's standards for implants have reached a new low with this decision. It's important for women to know that the FDA has not determined that silicone gel breast implants are safe -- only that...

2006-08-17 10:45:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK -- A large Canadian study adds to evidence that women with breast implants do not face a higher risk of cancer or other major diseases, but they may have a higher-than-average rate of suicide. Among the more than 40,000 women in the study, those who'd received cosmetic breast implants had lower-than-average risks of dying from breast cancer, heart disease and a host of other major diseases. The findings, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, are in line...

2006-07-28 18:03:51

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate investigators found no reason the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should reverse its conditional approval of silicone breast implants, according to findings released on Friday. The summary of a report by the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee said investigators found no evidence the FDA's decision-making was flawed during its review of applications from Mentor Corp. and Inamed Corp., now a unit of...

2006-07-28 17:36:40

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate investigators found no reason the U.S. Food and Drug Administration should reverse its conditional approval of silicone breast implants, according to findings released on Friday. The summary of a report by the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee said investigators found no evidence the FDA's decision-making was flawed during its review of applications from Mentor Corp. and Inamed Corp., now a unit of...


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