Transplanted Fat Adapts to the Environment of the Recipient: An animal study using a murine model to investigate the suitability of recipient obesity mismatch in face transplantation
Face transplantation can offer patients with severe facial deformities a better quality of life, but questions of donor suitability remain unanswered. The aim of this study is...
22 days ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
LSU Health researchers to investigate link between breast cancer and obesity in real time
Frank Lau, MD, Associate Professor in the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has been awarded a grant by the...
28 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Is Interval Training the Best Prescription for Belly Fat?
Belly fat is more than an aesthetic nuisance that makes it harder to get into your favorite pair of jeans. It's a marker of future chronic disease risk. That's because belly...
1 month ago - Cathe Friedrich
Increasing body mass index increases complications but not failure rates in microvascular breast reconstruction: A retrospective cohort study
Obesity is often considered a relative contra-indication for microvascular autologous breast reconstruction. We hypothesize that although obesity is associated with increased...
2 monthes ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery - 2 articles
The Neurobiology of Noshing: Why is it so easy to overeat calorie-rich tasty foods?
UNC School of Medicine scientists led lab experiments suggesting a particular brain circuit motivates us to overeat, and it could be a new target for anti-obesity and...
2 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare - 2 articles
Studies explore mechanisms behind obesity-cancer link
New studies led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers explore biological mechanisms behind obesity and its link with cancer.
3 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare - 7 articles
No Increase in Complications with 'Tummy Tuck' in Obese Patients
"Tummy tuck" surgery can be safely performed in obese patients, with no increase in complications compared to non-obese patients, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic...
3 monthes ago - Plastic Surgery
A Bigger Belly Could Lead to a Smaller Brain
Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, is often viewed as an aesthetic problem, but if you're carrying extra weight around your middle your physical health, including that of...
5 monthes ago - Mercola
Hunting for Plastic
Plastic pollution has become an urgent, worldwide problem. The average person now ingests about 100 plastic particles each year from eating shellfish and up to 68,415 plastic...
7 monthes ago - Mercola
The Obesity Epidemic and Bariatric Trends
The United States has experienced a significant increase in obesity over the past several decades, including a substantial increase in obesity-related comorbidities, such as...
8 monthes ago - The Clinics
The headlines of Master Doctor
Women 'should be warned' about breast implant illness, surgeons say
A member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons made the comments. Emma O'Connell , from Jersey, had her implants taken out because they were making her ill.
Plasticizers are Harmful to the Heart: Here's Why
Plasticizers used in medical accessories such as plastic tubes and catheters can be harmful to the heart. They interact with cardiac cells and disrupt their electrical...
Laura Alicia Summers reveals she's spent £500K on 50 cosmetic procedures
Former Ex on The Beach star Laura Alicia Summers, 34, from Manchester, first underwent plastic surgery when she was just 18-years-old for a breasts enhancement.
Love Island is encouraging too many young people to have cosmetic surgery
Jackie Doyle-Price, the UK minister for mental health and suicide prevention, said anyone thinking of a breast enlargement or lip fillers must check that the practitioner is...
Researchers unveil experimental compound to block therapeutic target in...
Researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a hyperactive cell signal that contributes to tumor growth in an aggressive blood cancer.
Study examines role of plastic exposure in irregular heart rhythms, arrhythmias
Calling an ambulance during an emergency, emailing a breaking news or journal article before a 5 p.m. deadline and maintaining conditions during the fifth week of a 6-week lab...
Phthalate MEHP and cardiac arrhythmias
A new study examines the potential role plastic exposure, akin to exposure in a medical setting, has on heart rhythm disruptions.