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3-D-printed ear creates hope for organ transplants

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina used a 3-D printer to fabricate human baby-sized ear structures and successfully implanted them beneath the skin of mice. Within two months, blood vessels and cartilage began to grow in the ear structures,...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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It used to be a procedure reserved for Beverly Hills housewives, but now Botox, hailed for its minimal invasiveness and drastic results, is pretty commonplace. And these days, 20- and 30-somethings are depending on the injections to treat...

source: Women's Health

Social media, selfies and reality TV celebrities are among the influences driving millennials to the cosmetic surgeon's office for neurotoxin injections and more, according to 2015 stats released earlier this year by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive...

source: Cosmetic Surgery Times

We often hear complaints from women about under-eye puffiness and bags, but there's another concern that's cropping up more and more: under-eye hollows. More often than not, women who experience them say they feel like they look tired even when they aren't. Yes, topical...

source: NewBeauty

The Stamford woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting tissue from the transplant. Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, director of plastic surgery transplantation...

source: Hartford Courant

As if acne weren't bad enough, now there's evidence that people who are prone to getting acne may be more susceptible to developing certain cancers. Acne may be linked to increased risk of melanoma and breast cancer. Women in a study who reported a history of severe acne...

source: Allure

Every year, more than 15 million cosmetic procedures are done in the U.S. and people are always looking for the next best treatment. The latest is actually a new twist on an old controversial procedure that the FDA banned in 2009....

source: WNDU-TV


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