Botox: How Does Botox Work?

Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin.It is used medically […]

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Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens

High school football players wearing loose helmets suffer worse concussion effects than players whose helmets fit properly, new research suggests. […]

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Certain form of baldness at age 45 linked to higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer

A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men […]

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Understanding the mechanism of rare blinding disorder passed from parents to their children

Scientists have identified a key mechanism that damages the cornea in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy, a rare blinding disorder, which […]

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What is liposuction? What are the risks and benefits of having liposuction?

Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, liposculpture suction lipectomy, or lipo, is a type of cosmetic surgery which breaks up and “sucks” […]

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Health Tip: Protect Your Heart

Your lifestyle plays a key role in determining your heart health. And it’s never too early or too late to […]

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Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News

Cosmetic or esthetic surgery is used to alter a person’s appearance for a ‘more desirable look’ or for functional reasons […]

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Evidence insufficient to make recommendation regarding screening for impaired vision in older adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of […]

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FDA-approved drug restores hair in patients with alopecia areata

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with […]

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