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  • 'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

  • 'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

  • 'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

  • Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

  • With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

  • With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

  • Health Tip: Use Caution When Applying Hair Dye
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Skin may absorb chemicals

  • With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

  • With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds

  • Geneticists Get to the Roots of Hair Loss in Men
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Researchers spot close to 300 genetic regions linked to baldness, which could provide targets for treatment

  • The 'Selfie' Paradox
    (13-Feb-2017)
    People love their own, but aren't so crazy about others' on social media, study finds

  • Eating Disorders Rampant on the Runway
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Over half of models surveyed said they'd been asked to lose weight or change their body shape

  • Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders
    (18-Jan-2017)
    10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

  • Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders
    (18-Jan-2017)
    10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

  • Health Tip: Coping With Hair Loss
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Seek your doctor's help

  • Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick?
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit

  • FDA Suggests Limits on Lead in Cosmetics
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Agency notes most products already below recommended level

  • 'Uncombable' Hair? Maybe Genes Are to Blame
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Condition is rare, tends to ease with age and causes no harm, researchers say

  • 'Uncombable' Hair? Maybe Genes Are to Blame
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Condition is rare, tends to ease with age and causes no harm, researchers say

  • 'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study
    (09-Dec-2016)
    Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

  • Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

  • Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Docs recommend abstaining 4 weeks to aid in healing

  • Health Tip: Keep Hair Looking Healthy
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks'
    (02-Nov-2016)
    More than half would prefer fragrance-free hotels, workplaces

  • Breast Reconstruction Worthwhile for Older Women: Study
    (28-Oct-2016)
    They had no greater risk of complications, benefited as much as younger breast cancer patients

  • Surfing Through Selfies Tied to Low Self-Esteem?
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Online survey also found those who checked out posted photos of others a lot had lower life satisfaction

  • 6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween
    (10-Oct-2016)
    These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

  • Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    (04-Oct-2016)
    But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

  • Babies With Cleft Lip Likely to Have Normal Adulthood: Study
    (27-Sep-2016)
    However, cleft palate was associated with increased risk for developmental problems

  • 'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

  • 'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, study finds

  • Daily Baths Not a Must for Kids
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Most under the age of 11 are fine with two to three washings a week, dermatologist says

  • Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

  • Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

  • Survey Says: Hair Transplants Make Men Look Younger
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Study supports notion that balding men appear older, less attractive

  • Health Tip: Losing Hair After Pregnancy
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Here's what can help

  • New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Blame falling estrogen levels, and use these expert tips to conceal post-partum shedding

  • Body Acceptance Rises for Women
    (05-Aug-2016)
    But study finds men a bit concerned about their muscle size

  • FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury
    (04-Aug-2016)
    How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

  • CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

  • CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there

  • Genes Tied to Red Hair, Pale Skin Greatly Raise Melanoma Risk?
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Rise in odds for the disease equivalent to 21 more years of sun, new research suggests

  • Hair Removal for a Beach-Ready Body? Do It Safely
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Dermatologist explains healthiest way to remove excess hair with at-home waxing

  • Hair Removal for a Beach-Ready Body? Do It Safely
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Dermatologist explains healthiest way to remove excess hair with at-home waxing

  • Health Tip: Use Dandruff Shampoo Correctly
    (07-Jun-2016)
    To get the best results

  • Health Tip: Use Dandruff Shampoo Correctly
    (07-Jun-2016)
    To get the best results

  • Pointy Nose, Snub Nose? These Genes May Decide
    (20-May-2016)
    Scientists zero in on DNA behind key facial features

  • Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

  • Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair Loss
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

  • Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

  • Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

  • 'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look Older
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

  • New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations

  • New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations

  • How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

  • Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug

  • Americans Embraced Record Number of Lip Procedures in 2015
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Implants, injections soar in the 'age of the selfie,' plastic surgeons say

  • The 'Not Face' Needs No Translation
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Across cultures and languages, the negative look remains the same, researchers find

  • Scientists Debunk 'Dumb Blonde' Myth
    (22-Mar-2016)
    People with lighter locks have IQs equal to -- and sometimes higher than -- those with dark or red hair

  • Many Men Have Body Image Issues, Too
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

  • Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study Suggests
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Lower levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals seen in adolescents after trying products without potentially harmful ingredients

  • Black Women's Hair Styling Choices Can Cause Hair Loss
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Survey finds the problem is undiagnosed, and may also have a genetic root

  • Misconceptions About Acne Still Common
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Skin condition isn't caused by poor hygiene or diet, dermatologist says

  • Black Women's Hair Styling Choices Can Cause Hair Loss
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Survey finds the problem is undiagnosed, and may also have a genetic root

  • Guys, Want to Be a Leader? Muscle Up
    (02-Mar-2016)
    Study found people tend to link brawnier physiques with leadership

  • Scientists Report Finding 'Gray Hair' Gene
    (01-Mar-2016)
    They also identify a gene that influences curliness

  • More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
    (26-Feb-2016)
    New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions

  • Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence

  • Do More 'Selfies' Mean More Relationship Woes?
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Survey of Instagram users suggests sharing these photos online may make romantic partners jealous

  • Health Tip: Use Less Heat on Your Hair
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Suggestions to spare your locks

  • FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

  • Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

  • Health Tip: When New Moms Lose Their Hair
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Suggestions to cope with this postpartum reaction

  • Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

  • Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'd
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Complications From Tummy Tucks Exceed Other Cosmetic Surgeries
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Combining the surgery with another cosmetic procedure boosts the risk by 50 percent, study finds

  • Face-lifts Seem to Do Little to Boost Self-Esteem: Study
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Researchers note that sense of self-worth is more complicated than appearance alone

  • Drugs Used in Cancer, Arthritis May Help Fight Hair Loss
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Mouse study shows promise, but it's too early to know if medications could treat baldness in people

  • Rare Condition Can 'Masculinize' Women
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Case report details how ovarian hyperthecosis leads to balding, excess body hair

  • Botox Might Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass Surgery
    (20-Oct-2015)
    Injectable toxin helped thwart atrial fibrillation, researchers report

  • Health Tip: The Mane Event
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Some tips to get a healthy, shiny head of hair

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study
    (25-Sep-2015)
    People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

  • People Perceive Tall Men in 30s as Most Dominant
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Psychological trend may have bearing on politics, Hollywood, researchers said

  • Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Not responding to this normally 'contagious' cue might signal a lack of empathy, researchers suggest

  • FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

  • Health Tip: Home Remedies to Ease Dandruff
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Shampoo daily

  • Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

  • Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Tissue from Japanese cadavers may provide new clues, researchers say

  • 'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say

  • 'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say

  • 'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say

  • Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says
    (30-Jun-2015)
    But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

  • 'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage
    (23-Jun-2015)
    After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk

  • Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Procedure might benefit stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy patients, researcher says

  • Smiling Can Lead to New Relationships
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But, study authors say grin has to be genuine

  • Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Increases reported for both types of procedures

  • Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?
    (21-May-2015)
    Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

  • Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find
    (15-May-2015)
    Skin smoother brought relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got injections for urinary incontinence

  • Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery?
    (14-May-2015)
    Preliminary trial found the drug effective against potentially fatal atrial fibrillation

  • Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry
    (14-May-2015)
    Study might have you think about your 'fashion statement'

  • Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?
    (06-May-2015)
    Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

  • Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery
    (04-May-2015)
    Study findings suggest these patients might need more thorough care before and after procedure

  • FDA Approves Injected Drug for 'Double Chin'
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Kybella contains naturally produced, fat-absorbing compound, agency says

  • Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School
    (27-Apr-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics also gives advice on best medicines to treat infestation

  • FDA Warns of Bogus Botox
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

  • FDA Warns of Bogus Botox
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

  • Health Tip: Applying Artificial Nails
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions for at-home use

  • Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests
    (09-Apr-2015)
    But this doesn't mean they'll be happier, expert says

  • Be Careful With That Eyeliner
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Applying it to the inner lid raises risk of particles getting into eye, possible vision problems

  • High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Whether or not those residues are harmful is still not known, experts say

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Hair From a Water Workout
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Wear a cap while you swim

  • Health Tip: Common Triggers for Dandruff
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Including dry skin

  • Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

  • Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say

  • Health Tip: Health Conditions May Lead to Hair Loss
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Here are potential causes

  • Health Tip: Losing Your Hair?
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Cause may not be in your genes

  • Richard III Likely Had Blond Hair, Blue Eyes, Study Shows
    (02-Dec-2014)
    DNA from recently discovered remains is giving historians details on the long-dead king

  • Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say

  • Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say

  • Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look
    (05-Nov-2014)
    The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

  • Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Fillers, neurotoxin injections and lasers have low complication rates, researchers say

  • As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

  • Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

  • Health Tip: Want Healthier Hair?
    (02-Sep-2014)
    These washing and conditioning tips may help

  • Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Eyelid surgery may help treat severe headaches, but not everyone's convinced

  • Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

  • Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say

  • Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

  • Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

  • Most Cosmetic Procedures Based on Stem Cells Are Bogus, Experts Say
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Unproven, fraudulent claims may place patients' health at risk, researchers caution

  • It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

  • Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations
    (29-Jul-2014)
    But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds

  • Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

  • Did Violence Shape Evolution of the Human Face?
    (09-Jun-2014)
    New research suggests that hands became big enough to form fists at same time as facial structure changed

  • Scents May Sway Your Sense of Beauty
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Small study found women seemed prettier when pleasant odors were near

  • 5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
    (30-May-2014)
    Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

  • Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    A family history of condition also increases your risk

  • Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    A family history of condition also increases your risk

  • Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap
    (26-May-2014)
    Wash baby's scalp frequently

  • Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders
    (19-May-2014)
    Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

  • After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Attached by implanted magnets, prosthetic ear helps Chicago patient feel 'normal' again

  • Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

  • Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

  • Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds
    (14-Mar-2014)
    It's probably time to turn to newer treatments, study suggests

  • Could More Time on Facebook Help Spur Eating Disorders?
    (07-Mar-2014)
    College students who 'untagged' self-photos, cared a lot about 'likes' had more body-image issues in study

  • Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
    (26-Feb-2014)
    More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

  • Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
    (26-Feb-2014)
    More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

  • Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
    (26-Feb-2014)
    More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

  • Kids' Body Image Shaped by Parents, Expert Says
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Doctor offers tips for helping children develop healthy eating habits, self-image

  • Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons
    (26-Feb-2014)
    More than 15 million cosmetic surgeries and minimally invasive procedures performed in 2013

  • Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

  • Voice Changes May Follow 'Nose Job' in Some Patients
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Small study from Iran didn't find speech problems, however

  • Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Report from U.S. Surgeon General confirms maternal smoking's link to these birth defects

  • Healthy Blood Flow Seen a Year After Face Transplants
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Study of three patients found 'excellent' circulation in transplanted tissue

  • Men's Bigger Builds Need Bigger Noses
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Study found male noses were 10 percent larger, on average, to bring oxygen to greater muscle mass

  • Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

  • Surprise: Guys and Girls Both Check Out Breasts
    (30-Oct-2013)
    But study finds women do it more to compare than stare

  • Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Study finds that those who feel comfortable with their weight exercise often but rarely diet to stay thin

  • Researchers Report Progress With Growing Hair
    (21-Oct-2013)
    But experts note the findings are preliminary, don't amount to cure for baldness yet

  • Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Medical-grade lasers can cause burning and cell damage to skin, experts warn

  • Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Medical-grade lasers can cause burning and cell damage to skin, experts warn

  • Buttocks-Enhancing Procedures Please Patients, Small Study Finds
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Technique uses liposuction, fat injections to produce curvier backsides, but not without potential risks

  • Buttocks-Enhancing Procedures Please Patients, Small Study Finds
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Technique uses liposuction, fat injections to produce curvier backsides, but not without potential risks

  • Buttocks-Enhancing Procedures Please Patients, Small Study Finds
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Technique uses liposuction, fat injections to produce curvier backsides, but not without potential risks

  • Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

  • Breast-Feeding After Implants Won't Cause Sagging, Study Finds
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Any changes result from pregnancy, not nursing, doctors say

  • Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

  • Breast Cancer Patients Have Unrelated Plastic Surgery After Reconstruction
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Women who've had a mastectomy sometimes seek procedures such as facelifts, study says

  • New Method May Improve Face Transplant Matches
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Study found 5 key measurements involved in getting best facial appearance

  • Do Breast Implants Boost Women's Sex Lives?
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Small study suggests they might, but critic says other factors may be at work

  • Skin Cancer Patients Not Avoiding Sun, Study Suggests
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Danish researchers looked at exposure after melanoma diagnosis

  • Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery
    (26-Sep-2013)
    Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

  • Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery
    (26-Sep-2013)
    Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

  • Loved Ones Stay Attuned to Spouse's Emotions, Study Says
    (14-Sep-2013)
    But reading facial expressions may become more difficult with age

  • Botox Approved as Temporary Treatment for Crow's Feet
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Already approved for cosmetic 'frown lines'

  • Botox Approved as Temporary Treatment for Crow's Feet
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Already approved for cosmetic 'frown lines'

  • FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet
    (11-Sep-2013)
    However, cosmetic improvement is only temporary

  • FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet
    (11-Sep-2013)
    However, cosmetic improvement is only temporary

  • FDA Approves Botox for Crow's Feet
    (11-Sep-2013)
    However, cosmetic improvement is only temporary

  • Looking Sleepy Speaks Volumes, Study Says
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Others may misjudge you because of your droopy eyelids, hangdog expression

  • Will You Look More Attractive After Plastic Surgery?
    (01-Aug-2013)
    Patients appear younger, but not necessarily better looking, small study finds

  • Herbal Meds, Cosmetic Surgery a Bad Mix: Experts
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Despite risks, nearly half of patients take some kind of supplement before facial procedure, study found

  • Hair-Straightening Product May Endanger Stylists, Clients
    (25-Jul-2013)
    Study found too-high levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout solution

  • Hair-Straightening Product May Endanger Stylists, Clients
    (25-Jul-2013)
    Study found too-high levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout solution

  • Obese Applicants More Often Denied Entry to Graduate Schools: Study
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Applicants of any size fared equally in phone interviews, but bias crept in at face-to-face meetings

  • Don't Let Hair Care Lead to Hair Damage
    (20-Jul-2013)
    Dermatologist explains safe use of styling products, drying methods

  • Don't Let Hair Care Lead to Hair Damage
    (20-Jul-2013)
    Dermatologist explains safe use of styling products, drying methods

  • Chemicals in Carpets, Cosmetics Tied to Thyroid Problems
    (17-Jul-2013)
    PFCs linger in the body for long periods, study author says

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Use a special shampoo

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Use a special shampoo

  • Oregon Woman Tans Her Way to a Melanoma Diagnosis
    (21-Jun-2013)
    She now blogs about her experience and how she has learned to accept her natural skin color

  • Sex Change Hormonal Therapy Deemed Safe
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Study of transsexuals finds short-term use of the treatment is effective

  • Did Men's Yen for Younger Women Cause Menopause?
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Study found bias may have sidelined older women sexually, prompted changes that led to infertility

  • Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study
    (03-Jun-2013)
    After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users in sunny Australia

  • Men in Red: Higher Testosterone Levels, Study Finds
    (31-May-2013)
    Athletes choose the color to show dominance and aggression, research suggests

  • Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds
    (30-May-2013)
    Despite health risks associated with tanning, many young women still prefer the real thing

  • Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
    (16-May-2013)
    Infections and allergies from cosmetic procedure can damage eyes or cause swelling, loss of eyelashes

  • Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
    (16-May-2013)
    Infections and allergies from cosmetic procedure can damage eyes or cause swelling, loss of eyelashes

  • Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals: Report
    (02-May-2013)
    Children should not play with these products, researcher says

  • Brain Wiring May Explain Unhealthy Obsession With Looks
    (02-May-2013)
    Scans show abnormal circuitry in people who fixate on their flaws, real or imagined

  • Keep Beauty Regimen Safe During Pregnancy, Doctor Advises
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Helpful tips can reassure expectant mothers about their hair, nail and skin care treatments

  • Keep Beauty Regimen Safe During Pregnancy, Doctor Advises
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Helpful tips can reassure expectant mothers about their hair, nail and skin care treatments

  • Cosmetic Procedures for Arms on the Rise, Plastic Surgeons Say
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Vast majority of patients are women

  • Cosmetic Procedures for Arms on the Rise, Plastic Surgeons Say
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Vast majority of patients are women

  • Cosmetic Procedures for Arms on the Rise, Plastic Surgeons Say
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Vast majority of patients are women

  • Laser Liposuction May Zap Fat Without Skin Sag: Study
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Preliminary research suggests procedure could have advantages over traditional method of fat removal

  • Can Penis Size Sway Women's Choice of Mate?
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Shown images of naked mannequins, females tended to favor better-endowed candidates, study found

  • Temporary Tattoos May Leave Permanent Damage
    (26-Mar-2013)
    As spring break nears, FDA warns that seemingly harmless lark might blister, scar skin

  • Craze for Hairless Genitals Accompanies Rise in Infections
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Shaving, clipping and waxing may raise risk of skin virus, study finds

  • Study Examines Combo Chin, Nose Plastic Surgery
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Profile proportions important to overall appearance, doctors say

  • Sinuses Near Nose Not Just 'Evolutionary Leftover'
    (15-Mar-2013)
    New study finds they help give nose shape and get air to the lungs more quickly

  • Study Examines Combo Chin, Nose Plastic Surgery
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Profile proportions important to overall appearance, doctors say

  • Gel Manicures Durable, But Can Cause Lasting Problems
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Dermatologist says use this nail treatment in moderation and learn about associated risks

  • Gel Manicures Durable, But Can Cause Lasting Problems
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Dermatologist says use this nail treatment in moderation and learn about associated risks

  • Before Deciding on Breast Implants, Consider FDA Precautions
    (27-Feb-2013)
    First, realize that future surgeries are likely, agency says

  • Experimental Vitiligo Treatment Shows Promise in Mice
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Genetic research could hold key to reversing the skin pigment disorder, but more study needed

  • Hear This: 3-D Printing Creates Lifelike Artificial Ears
    (20-Feb-2013)
    The prosthetics look and feel like the real thing, and could help accident victims or those with cancer

  • As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

  • As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

  • As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

  • As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

  • As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

  • As Economy Rebounds, More Folks Try Turning Back Hands of Time
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Report on cosmetic procedures finds Botox, fillers, chemical peels and laser hair removal topped the list last year

  • Expert Tips to Get Rid of Head Lice
    (16-Feb-2013)
    Nits and lice usually found in the hair behind the ears and the nape of the neck, dermatologist says

  • Want to Get Rid of That Old Tattoo? You're Not Alone
    (08-Feb-2013)
    FDA says removal of inked body art is painstaking process, and results will vary

  • Simple Tips for Smoother Shaving
    (26-Jan-2013)
    How to avoid skin irritation, acne aggravation

  • Height Is Key When Coupling Up, Study Finds
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Tall woman, much shorter man happens less frequently than previously thought

  • Brown Eyes Beat Blue Ones for 'Trustworthiness': Study
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Features associated with having brown eyes, such as a round face, seem to signal reliability

  • Hair Concerns May Discourage Exercise for Some Black Women
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Survey found issues ranged from desire to maintain hairdos to scalp and breakage problems

  • Websites Touting 'Designer Vagina' Surgeries Often Inaccurate, Study Finds
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say supposed benefits are highlighted, potential risks downplayed

  • Old Money Gets Spent More Quickly, Study Finds
    (15-Nov-2012)
    When given new and worn bills to shop with, people tended to hold on to the crisp, clean ones longer

  • Sugar 'n' Spice Not Always Nice
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Allergies to cinnamon, vanilla and more can put a crimp on everyday life

  • Could an Aging Face Reflect an Unhealthy Heart?
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Eyelid fat deposits, thinning hair seemed to predict cardiovascular woes, study found

  • Botox Shows Promise Against Persistent Neck, Shoulder Pain
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Small study found it helped patients for whom typical treatments had failed

  • Botox Injections: Option for Urge Incontinence?
    (04-Oct-2012)
    The drug worked as well as standard pills in head-to-head study, but is not fully approved for that use

  • Most Forehead Lift Patients Recommend Procedure: Survey
    (18-Sep-2012)
    But others are unsatisfied, and recovery time can be long

  • Most Forehead Lift Patients Recommend Procedure: Survey
    (18-Sep-2012)
    But others are unsatisfied, and recovery time can be long

  • Most Forehead Lift Patients Recommend Procedure: Survey
    (18-Sep-2012)
    But others are unsatisfied, and recovery time can be long

  • Most Forehead Lift Patients Recommend Procedure: Survey
    (18-Sep-2012)
    But others are unsatisfied, and recovery time can be long

  • Skin Doctor Offers Tips to Reduce Acne
    (15-Sep-2012)
    Use gentle facial cleansers and don't scrub, expert advises

  • Health, Social Life Improve After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Patients sought better condition, self-esteem, activity levels

  • Male Diners Tip Better When Waitress Wears Red: Study
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Men gave up to 26% more to waitresses in red, but color didn't effect female customers, researchers say

  • Stressed-Out Men May Prefer Heavier Women
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Study suggests evolution could explain why males are programmed this way

  • Menstrual Cycles May Affect Women's Shopping Patterns
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Study found they were more likely to buy clothes, focus on their appearance on fertile days

  • 11 Countries Now Restrict Indoor Tanning Before Age 18
    (17-Jul-2012)
    The trend is due to growing evidence of a link with melanoma skin cancer, experts note

  • 11 Countries Now Restrict Indoor Tanning Before Age 18
    (17-Jul-2012)
    The trend is due to growing evidence of a link with melanoma skin cancer, experts note

  • Large Breasts Can Take Mental, Physical Toll on Teens
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Research shows some girls with the condition have physical pain, lower self-esteem

  • Large Breasts Can Take Mental, Physical Toll on Teens
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Research shows some girls with the condition have physical pain, lower self-esteem

  • Botox May Ease Tremors in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Anti-wrinkle drug led to 'significant' improvement in small study

  • Gene Boosts Tomato's Color, But May Make It Less Tasty
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Uniformly red, 'store-bought' tomatoes are not as sweet, study finds

  • Skin Cell Transplant May Offer New Hope to Vitiligo Patients
    (22-Jun-2012)
    In small study, some people had about 45 percent return of skin color

  • Eating Disorders Hitting Women Over 50, Study Finds
    (21-Jun-2012)
    Researcher says new treatment strategies needed to target this older population

  • Liposuction Might Have 'Boomerang' Effect
    (14-Jun-2012)
    But exercise kept post-surgical increase in fat around organs at bay, study found

  • Liposuction Might Have 'Boomerang' Effect
    (14-Jun-2012)
    But exercise kept post-surgical increase in fat around organs at bay, study found

  • Enter the 'Brotox' Era
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Men seeking subtle improvements are opting for injections in growing numbers, experts say

  • Enter the 'Brotox' Era
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Men seeking subtle improvements are opting for injections in growing numbers, experts say

  • Enter the 'Brotox' Era
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Men seeking subtle improvements are opting for injections in growing numbers, experts say

  • Some Prisoners Misuse Antibiotic Ointments: Study
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Using topical medicines for grooming could lead to drug-resistant bacteria, researchers say

  • Many Still Tanning, Despite Dangers, Survey Finds
    (27-May-2012)
    Under-30s most likely to use tanning beds or sunbathe, online poll suggests

  • Is Combining Hysterectomy and a Tummy Tuck Safe?
    (11-May-2012)
    Yes, small study concludes, but some other experts disagree

  • Aim Skin Cancer Warnings at the Young, Too, Experts Say
    (07-May-2012)
    To get message across, doctors should focus on sun's damage to looks, not health, panel advises

  • 'Blond Genes' May Vary Around the World
    (03-May-2012)
    Scientists say DNA for fair hair in South Pacific differs from that in Europe

  • Blood Clot Risk for Outpatients Needs More Attention: Study
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Researchers created tool to measure patient risk following surgery

  • Study Recommends Putting Your Left Face Forward
    (27-Apr-2012)
    This half of the face is more expressive, making it more attractive, researchers say

  • Botox Offers Little Relief for Migraine, Study Finds
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Evidence review sees only modest benefit for chronic headaches

  • Chin Implant Surgeries On the Rise in U.S.
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Some people may be motivated by unflattering views during video chats, surgeons' group says

  • Tattoos, Piercings Tied to Heavier Drinking in French Study
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But an expert warns against stereotyping people with body art

  • Chin Implant Surgeries On the Rise in U.S.
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Some people may be motivated by unflattering views during video chats, surgeons' group says

  • Chin Implant Surgeries On the Rise in U.S.
    (16-Apr-2012)
    Some people may be motivated by unflattering views during video chats, surgeons' group says

  • Tattoos, Piercings Tied to Heavier Drinking in French Study
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But an expert warns against stereotyping people with body art

  • Planning Pregnancy May Cut Birth Defects
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Timing allows changes or adjustments in risky medications, experts say

  • Hair Care Can Pose Health Risks for Black Women
    (22-Mar-2012)
    Popular products and styles can stress the scalp, leading to hair loss and skin conditions, expert says

  • Hair Care Can Pose Health Risks for Black Women
    (22-Mar-2012)
    Popular products and styles can stress the scalp, leading to hair loss and skin conditions, expert says

  • Varicose Veins Keep Some in Long Pants All Year
    (18-Mar-2012)
    An expert discusses risk factors and treatments

  • Genes May Hold the Key to Aging Skin
    (16-Mar-2012)
    DNA-based insights might lead to better skin care products, experts say

  • FDA OKs 3rd Silicone-Gel Breast Implant
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Manufacturer must conduct extensive studies to gauge health risks

  • FDA Advisers Back Weight-Loss Drug Qnexa
    (22-Feb-2012)
    Drug had been previously rejected because of concerns about possible heart problems, birth defects

  • Men's Legs May Be New Source for Hair Transplants
    (22-Feb-2012)
    Hairlines require finer strands and for some patients legs offer a good supply, report shows

  • Men's Legs May Be New Source for Hair Transplants
    (22-Feb-2012)
    Hairlines require finer strands and for some patients legs offer a good supply, report shows

  • FDA Weighs Fate of Qnexa for Weight Loss, Again
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Drug previously rejected because of possible heart problems, birth defects

  • Face Lifts Erase an Average of 7 Years Off Age, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Panel of medical students looked at before and after photos in guessing ages

  • Face Lifts Erase an Average of 7 Years Off Age, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Panel of medical students looked at before and after photos in guessing ages

  • Face Lifts Erase an Average of 7 Years Off Age, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Panel of medical students looked at before and after photos in guessing ages

  • More Patients Seek Plastic Surgery Advice From Facebook, Twitter
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Surveyed surgeons said Botox, nose and eyelid modifications among most common requests

  • More Patients Seek Plastic Surgery Advice From Facebook, Twitter
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Surveyed surgeons said Botox, nose and eyelid modifications among most common requests

  • More Patients Seek Plastic Surgery Advice From Facebook, Twitter
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Surveyed surgeons said Botox, nose and eyelid modifications among most common requests

  • More Patients Seek Plastic Surgery Advice From Facebook, Twitter
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Surveyed surgeons said Botox, nose and eyelid modifications among most common requests

  • Study Looks at Possible HIV Drugs-Birth Defect Link
    (30-Jan-2012)
    More research needed into unconfirmed association between antiretrovirals and cleft lip/palate

  • 'Nose Job' May Make You Look a Bit Younger, Too: Study
    (16-Jan-2012)
    But several plastic surgeons say psychology may be at work as well

  • Does Deodorant Ingredient Affect Breast Cancer Risk?
    (12-Jan-2012)
    Small study finds suspect chemical even in women who never used the product, further muddying the debate

  • Most Adults With Facial Disfigurement Adapt Psychologically
    (03-Jan-2012)
    Study found some depression, anxiety in those with congenital disfigurement

  • After Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction Is Safe for Older Women
    (12-Dec-2011)
    As population ages, more women over 60 will face the choice, study notes

  • Studies in Mice May Offer Clues to Cleft Lip
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Scientists corrected the birth defect in mouse embryos, study says

  • 'Flat Head' Syndrome in Babies Usually Temporary
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Rise in cases tied to 'back to sleep' campaign shouldn't worry parents, pediatricians say

  • Gene Shortage Might Lead to Shorter Height, Study Says
    (23-Nov-2011)
    In two separate groups, shortest people were missing copies of genes

  • Drugs to Make You Look Beautiful -- But at What Price?
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Pill to prevent gray hair might be next in 'lifestyle' drug pipeline

  • Drugs to Make You Look Beautiful -- But at What Price?
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Pill to prevent gray hair might be next in 'lifestyle' drug pipeline

  • Drugs to Make You Look Beautiful -- But at What Price?
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Pill to prevent gray hair might be next in 'lifestyle' drug pipeline

  • Obese Women Face Higher Complication Risk After Breast Surgery
    (02-Nov-2011)
    Post-op inflammation is 20 times more likely than in non-obese women, study finds

  • Gluten in Cosmetics Threaten Those With Celiac Disease
    (01-Nov-2011)
    Some facial products, body lotions carry the protein, researchers warn

  • Spooky Contacts Can Be a Nightmare for Your Eyes
    (31-Oct-2011)
    Infections, even blindness, may result from nonprescription contact lenses, FDA warns

  • Spooky Contacts Can Be a Nightmare for Your Eyes
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Infections, even blindness, may result from nonprescription contact lenses, FDA warns

  • Illegal Silicone Buttock Injections Can Be Deadly: Experts
    (24-Oct-2011)
    At least one woman died and others came close after illicit procedures from non-physicians

  • Illegal Silicone Buttock Injections Can Be Deadly: Experts
    (24-Oct-2011)
    At least one woman died and others came close after illicit procedures from non-physicians

  • New Guidelines Issued for Common Tremor Disorder
    (19-Oct-2011)
    American Academy of Neurology has updated recommendations for treating essential tremor

  • Skin Cancer Check May Come With New Hairdo
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Hairdressers, barbers often first to spot skin changes that signal melanoma, experts say

  • Mom's Healthy Diet Might Cut Birth Defect Risk
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Prevention involves overall eating, not just supplements, experts say

  • Check Plastic Surgeon's Credentials or Risk Tragic Results, Experts Warn
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Some doctors lack training and certification, botch operations, plastic surgeons say

  • Too Few Uninsured Women Get Info on Breast Reconstruction
    (22-Sep-2011)
    All women should be informed of post-mastectomy options, researchers say

  • Liposuction May Lower Certain Blood Fats, Researcher Says
    (22-Sep-2011)
    But because study lacked control group, expert warns conclusions may be flawed

  • Anti-Wrinkle Gel Might Work Like Botox Without Needles
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Preliminary study suggests it reduces 'crow's feet,' but more research is needed

  • Anti-Wrinkle Gel Might Work Like Botox Without Needles
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Preliminary study suggests it reduces 'crow's feet,' but more research is needed

  • Could Divorce Trigger Hair Loss in Women?
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Study shows it's the next strongest predictor of thinning locks after genetics

  • Is Breast Reduction After Weight Loss Surgery Best?
    (02-Sep-2011)
    Small study finds obese women tend to be unhappy with appearance if they get breast surgery first

  • Mouse Study Could Give New Clues to Fighting Baldness
    (01-Sep-2011)
    Stem cells within skin's fatty layer seem to help trigger hair growth

  • Is Shape of CEO's Face a Measure of Power?
    (29-Aug-2011)
    Width-height ratio has a bearing on company's performance, researchers claim

  • Overweight Women Believe Loved Ones Judge Them More Harshly Than They Do
    (18-Aug-2011)
    Obesity carries health risks, but the stigma associated with it also causes suffering, researchers say

  • More Evidence Tanning Beds May Be Addictive
    (15-Aug-2011)
    In the presence of UV radiation, reward centers in the brains of 'tanorexics' lit up, study found

  • New Bacteria Linked to Tattoo Infections
    (11-Aug-2011)
    CDC investigation shows tap water used for ink was the culprit

  • Daughters Seem to Influence Mothers' Fashion Sense
    (30-Jul-2011)
    When it comes to shopping and style, teens take the lead and moms follow, study finds

  • 1 in 3 Nose Job Patients Has a Mental Illness: Study
    (27-Jul-2011)
    Body dysmorphic disorder, where people inordinately dislike their appearance, is rife in this group, study says

  • 1 in 3 Nose Job Patients Has a Mental Illness: Study
    (27-Jul-2011)
    Body dysmorphic disorder, where people inordinately dislike their appearance, is rife in this group, study says

  • Health Tip: Cosmetics May Have Side Effects
    (20-Jul-2011)
    Suggestions for using them safely

  • Genes May Control How Long You Look at Happy Faces
    (29-Jun-2011)
    Findings could further understanding of autism, researchers say

  • Study Finds Botox Alternative Better at Smoothing 'Crow's Feet'
    (20-Jun-2011)
    Difference seen only when patients contracted facial muscles, researchers noted

  • Mouse Study Uncovers the Roots of Gray Hair
    (16-Jun-2011)
    A particular type of signaling between two types of stem cells may be to blame, study finds

  • Psychotherapists With Tidy Offices Seen as More Competent
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Decor seems to influence people's perception of quality of care, study finds

  • Plastic Surgery Risks May Depend on More Than Age
    (01-Jun-2011)
    After screening out other problems, older people had no increase in complications, study finds

  • How Brain Sees the 'Big Picture' May Affect Self-Image
    (01-Jun-2011)
    People with body dysmorphic disorder process visual information abnormally, study finds

  • How to Guard Against Dog Bites
    (24-May-2011)
    Many of the nearly 5 million bites a year in U.S. are preventable, experts say

  • Infants' Cries May Predict Later Language Development
    (20-May-2011)
    Babies whose cries lacked complexity at 2 months more likely to have language delays at age 2, study suggests

  • Politics May Trump Looks, Personality in Matters of the Heart
    (18-May-2011)
    Most people marry those with similar political views and social attitudes, study finds

  • Too Few Teens Know the Dangers of Tanning Beds: Poll
    (10-May-2011)
    39% of 14- to 17-year-olds incorrectly believe indoor tanning is safer than the sun, survey found

  • Doc Offers High-Heel Wearers Tips to Prevent 'Hammertoe'
    (07-May-2011)
    Choose shoes with roomy toes, good arch support, podiatrist says

  • Chemicals May Raise Health Risks for Nail Salon Workers
    (06-May-2011)
    One-third report problems such as headaches and irritation of the nose, throat, skin, study finds

  • Early Surgery Boosts Outcomes for Babies With Cleft Palate
    (29-Apr-2011)
    To help prevent the common birth defect, experts also advise folic acid for mom

  • What Makes a Face Appealing to the Opposite Sex?
    (24-Apr-2011)
    Those who think women prefer men to have a square jaw are in for a surprise

  • Breast Implants, Lymphoma Link Seen
    (19-Apr-2011)
    RAND researchers don't find cause and effect, however

  • Braids, Weaves May Lead to Balding in Black Women
    (11-Apr-2011)
    If you have this problem, consult a dermatologist, researcher says

  • Freezing Wrinkles a Possible Alternative to Botox
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Experimental technology uses cold, not neurotoxin, researchers say

  • Freezing Wrinkles a Possible Alternative to Botox
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Experimental technology uses cold, not neurotoxin, researchers say

  • Some Teens Born With Cleft Palate Adjust Better Than Others
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Those who are satisfied with their appearance have a better outlook, survey finds

  • Pressure to Look Young May Be Sending More Men to Plastic Surgeons
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Report finds increase in range of cosmetic procedures among American males

  • Pressure to Look Young May Be Sending More Men to Plastic Surgeons
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Report finds increase in range of cosmetic procedures among American males

  • Models' Photos May Spur Mixed Messages About Body Image
    (17-Mar-2011)
    Viewing 'ideal' bodies can be deflating but still inspire self-improvement, study says

  • Image, Appearance Rank High Among Social Network Users
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Study also finds more photo sharing, friending among women than men

  • Health Tip: Symptoms That May Signal Dandruff
    (23-Feb-2011)
    In infants, sometimes called cradle cap

  • Facial Surgery May Offer Long-Term Migraine Relief for Some
    (11-Feb-2011)
    But it should be used only as a 'last resort,' expert cautions

  • Not All Birthmarks Harmless, Expert Says
    (09-Feb-2011)
    Because of size and potential growth pattern, some may need dermatologist's assessment

  • As Economy Picks Up, So Do Number of Nips & Tucks
    (07-Feb-2011)
    Facelifts alone jumped by 9% in 2010, plastic surgeons' groups says

  • FDA Says Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
    (26-Jan-2011)
    Risk to any one patient is small, but women and their doctors should be made aware, agency says

  • Age Takes Toll on Facial Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Wrinkles, sagging skin not the only signs of aging

  • Age Takes Toll on Facial Bones, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2011)
    Wrinkles, sagging skin not the only signs of aging

  • Women's Tears Tell Men to Back Off
    (06-Jan-2011)
    Study finds they dampen sexual desire, lower testosterone levels

  • Stem Cell Defect Might Help Spur Common Baldness
    (04-Jan-2011)
    Finding might someday lead to hair-loss treatments, researchers say

  • First Impressions of Attractive People Often Correct: Study
    (29-Dec-2010)
    Volunteers accurately judged personalities of good-looking people they just met, researchers say

  • Computer Imaging Adds to 'Nose Job' Satisfaction: Study
    (19-Nov-2010)
    Rhinoplasty patients who previewed their new nose before surgery were happiest with results

  • Many Scented Consumer Products Emit Toxic Chemicals: Study
    (29-Oct-2010)
    Of 133 chemicals found in 25 tested products, only one was listed on label, researchers found

  • Botox Approved for Chronic Migraines
    (18-Oct-2010)
    For people who get migraines more than 14 days per month

  • Nasal Problems, Asymmetry Top Reasons for 2nd Nose Job
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Common requests are to make nose tip symmetrical, improve breathing, study finds

  • Cosmetic Surgery Not a Help for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    (17-Aug-2010)
    Psychiatric condition drives desire for procedures but patients often remain unsatisfied, study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Manage Unwanted Hair
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Botox May Temporarily Paralyze Emotions, Too
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Facial expressions provide sensory feedback to the brain that influences feelings, research shows

  • Older Patients More Apt to Be Happy With Plastic Surgery
    (18-May-2010)
    Those over 53, and those treated for depression typically most satisfied, survey finds

  • Older Patients More Apt to Be Happy With Plastic Surgery
    (18-May-2010)
    Those over 53, and those treated for depression typically most satisfied, survey finds

  • Botox Injections May Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain
    (26-Apr-2010)
    But some patients suffered side effects, including reduced strength after shots, study finds

  • Study Offers Insights Into Male Pattern Baldness
    (14-Apr-2010)
    Finding could lead to better treatment for hair loss conditions, experts say

  • FDA Issues Warning on 'Fat-Melting' Spa Injections
    (07-Apr-2010)
    There's no proof the procedures work and serious side effects can occur, agency says

  • Lip Implants Using Neck Tissue Have Lasting Effects
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Study found the procedure improved appearance for two years

  • Recession May Mean Fewer Nips & Tucks
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Breast augmentation, Botox still popular, but plastics surgeons' group cites 2% decline

  • Botox Approved for Spasticity in Stroke Victims
    (09-Mar-2010)
    A common aftereffect of stroke

  • Recession May Mean Fewer Nips & Tucks
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Breast augmentation, Botox still popular, but plastics surgeons' group cites 2% decline

  • Recession May Mean Fewer Nips & Tucks
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Breast augmentation, Botox still popular, but plastics surgeons' group cites 2% decline

  • Recession May Mean Fewer Nips & Tucks
    (09-Mar-2010)
    Breast augmentation, Botox still popular, but plastics surgeons' group cites 2% decline

  • Botox May Prevent Some Migraines
    (15-Feb-2010)
    Small study shows patients with ocular type benefit from treatment

  • Visual Processing Plays Role in Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Brain area related to behavior also affects how patients see themselves, research finds

  • New Guidelines Suggest Botox for Cerebral Palsy
    (25-Jan-2010)
    Drug injections can reduce muscle spasticity, experts say

  • Did Ancient Egyptian Makeup Have Protective Powers?
    (23-Jan-2010)
    Analysis of preserved cosmetics shows it may have prevented, treated eye infections

  • Did Ancient Egyptian Makeup Have Protective Powers?
    (23-Jan-2010)
    Analysis of preserved cosmetics shows it may have prevented, treated eye infections

  • Health Tip: Why People Lose Their Hair
    (05-Jan-2010)
    Possible reasons behind excessive hair loss

  • Facial Symmetry May Be Best Beauty Secret
    (21-Dec-2009)
    Average ratio of features seems to be the key to physical attractiveness, study finds

  • Looking Younger Than Your Age May Mean Longer Life
    (14-Dec-2009)
    Study links perceived age to physical, mental functioning

  • Liposuctioned Fat Can Be Used for Breast Augmentation
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Method may be safe alternative to implants, researchers say

  • Liposuctioned Fat Can Be Used for Breast Augmentation
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Method may be safe alternative to implants, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Use Cosmetics Safely
    (13-Oct-2009)
    Suggestions to protect yourself

  • Lead Levels in Many Lipsticks Higher Than Reported
    (02-Sep-2009)
    But new FDA analysis does not create 'safety concern,' agency says

  • Plastic Surgeons Stay Busy in Recession
    (01-Aug-2009)
    Tight job market fuels interest in cheaper, less-invasive procedures, survey shows

  • Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines
    (31-Jul-2009)
    It targets facial muscles, nerves linked to headache, researchers explain

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Dry Hair?
    (20-Jul-2009)
    Some possible causes

  • Supplement Might Help Compulsive Hair Pullers
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Amino acid may quell the urge, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Skin Products That Contain Alpha Hydroxy Acids
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Some users experience side effects

  • Health Tip: Skin Products That Contain Alpha Hydroxy Acids
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Some users experience side effects

  • Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say
    (03-Jun-2009)
    Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk

  • Looks, Money, Fame Don't Bring Happiness
    (22-May-2009)
    Study finds reaching more intrinsic goals is what leads to well-being

  • Health Tip: Strive for Beautiful, Healthy Skin
    (12-May-2009)
    Develop a good skin care routine

  • First U.S. Face Transplant Recipient Recounts Ordeal
    (06-May-2009)
    46-year-old woman lost most of mid-face area in gun blast

  • Dysport, a Botox Competitor, Approved
    (30-Apr-2009)
    Derived from botulinum toxin

  • Dysport, a Botox Competitor, Approved
    (30-Apr-2009)
    Derived from botulinum toxin

  • Gum Chewing May Cut Craving for Snacks
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Study suggests that sugarless brands can help control appetite and weight

  • Botox Alternative May Safely Smooth Forehead Lines
    (16-Mar-2009)
    Reloxin is already approved outside US, but not all experts are convinced by new study

  • Health Tip: Safe Use of Contact Lenses
    (09-Mar-2009)
    Apply cosmetics properly to avoid problems

  • Health Tip: Safe Use of Contact Lenses
    (09-Mar-2009)
    Apply cosmetics properly to avoid problems

  • Contact Lenses Boost Kids' Self-Image
    (05-Mar-2009)
    Study finds they think they're better able to play sports, be accepted by peers

  • When Gauging Age, the Eyes Have It
    (02-Feb-2009)
    Study says the eye region is also useful when trying to spot fatigue

  • What to Do If You Have Unsightly Veins
    (24-Jan-2009)
    Women can take steps to control pain and appearance of varicose veins, expert says

  • With Psoriasis, the Internet May Offer Hope
    (22-Jan-2009)
    Participants in online support groups cite improved quality of life

  • Health Tip: Feel Better by Looking Good
    (06-Jan-2009)
    If you're sick, don't ignore your appearance

  • Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Study found regions related to impulse control were less active

  • Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties
    (21-Dec-2008)
    Easy-to-follow tips can take the guilt, and the calories, out of the equation

  • For the Obese, Holiday Tables Serve Platefuls of Doubt
    (20-Dec-2008)
    But fear of social pressures can be overcome with honest approach to food, expert says

  • Radioactive 'Seed' Rx Helps Women With Implants Fight Breast Cancer
    (01-Dec-2008)
    In these cases, the implant makes it more difficult to treat the malignancy, experts explain

  • Dry Skin? Don't Let Winter Win
    (30-Nov-2008)
    Here are tips for keeping supple in the cold season

  • Health Tip: Hide or Get Rid of Excess Hair
    (25-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions to make it less obvious

  • Dental Implants Need More Work Than Root Canals
    (20-Nov-2008)
    Review suggests preserving natural teeth should be top priority for patients, clinicians

  • Wrinkle Fillers Need Better Label Warnings: FDA Panel
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Reports of allergic reactions, other problems have surfaced with these products, experts say

  • Wrinkle Fillers Need Better Label Warnings: FDA Panel
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Reports of allergic reactions, other problems have surfaced with these products, experts say

  • Health Tip: Prevent Nail Problems
    (11-Nov-2008)
    How to keep them looking strong and healthy

  • Dermatitis Can Have Many Causes
    (06-Nov-2008)
    Food, cosmetics or a workplace chemical are often to blame, experts say

  • Decorative Halloween Eye Lenses May Pose Serious Risks
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Without doctor's advice, cat's-eyes, color contacts boost odds of bacterial infection

  • Color Red Makes Men Amorous
    (28-Oct-2008)
    And study finds they're, well, clueless about its impact on them

  • Study Evaluates Laser Therapies for Hair Removal
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Findings suggest combo treatments less effective, more painful than singular procedures

  • Education Helps Women Make Safer Tanning Choices
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Instructional booklet altered attitudes about indoor salons

  • Study Evaluates Laser Therapies for Hair Removal
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Findings suggest combo treatments less effective, more painful than singular procedures

  • Light-Activated Therapy Seems to Rejuvenate Aging Skin
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Photosensitive med plus pulsed laser boosted collagen, study says

  • Smoking Makes You Old Before Your Time
    (15-Oct-2008)
    It even affects quality of life in those who quit, Finnish study reports.

  • New Genetic Links to Baldness Discovered
    (13-Oct-2008)
    The hope is the finding could one day lead to a screening test

  • Is Human Growth Hormone a Key to Longevity?
    (10-Oct-2008)
    Current evidence suggests its anti-aging benefits are marginal

  • Mental Barriers Block Obese Women From Exercise
    (09-Oct-2008)
    But tailored programs could ease fears, overcome self consciousness, study suggests

  • Bye, Bye Back Fat?
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Technique removes loose skin, but downside is scar hidden under the bra line, expert says

  • Bullying Top Concern of Parents With Overweight Child
    (11-Sep-2008)
    They view intimidation as even greater problem than obesity itself, study says

  • Face Transplants Show Promising Results
    (21-Aug-2008)
    2 cases demonstrate efficacy of surgery, but tissue rejection must be monitored, reports say

  • Face Transplants Show Promising Results
    (21-Aug-2008)
    2 cases demonstrate efficacy of surgery, but tissue rejection must be monitored, reports say

  • Science May Banish Bad Hair Days
    (18-Aug-2008)
    Super close-up views of how strands interact could be key, researchers say

  • Study Lets Teens Sound Off on Acne Therapies
    (18-Aug-2008)
    Most would pay hundreds of dollars to get rid of the problem

  • 2 Checklists Aid Those Over 50 With Medical Decisions
    (09-Aug-2008)
    Brochures help patients, doctors discuss tests to maintain healthy lifestyle

  • Mouse Study Finds Molecule That Tells Hair to Grow
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Could one day lead to treatments for baldness, researchers say

  • Laser Resurfacing Produces Long-Term Results
    (22-Jul-2008)
    But study finds that skin discoloration can be common side effect

  • Women More Likely to Have Second Thoughts on Tattoos
    (21-Jul-2008)
    They're much more inclined to have one removed than men, study shows

  • Varicose, Spider Veins May Be Inevitable for Some
    (20-Jul-2008)
    It may seem just cosmetic, but condition can lead to more serious problems, doctor warns

  • Health Tip: After Liposuction
    (03-Jul-2008)
    Results may not always meet expectations

  • Collagen Wrinkle Filler Approved
    (03-Jul-2008)
    Evolence uses tendons harvested from pigs

  • TV Commercials Color Gender Choices for Careers
    (28-May-2008)
    Study finds stereotypes remain, men more influenced by scenes about jobs

  • Don't Leave Diet Out to Lunch on Vacation
    (26-May-2008)
    Eating out is common while traveling, but it's important to make healthy choices

  • Kids Think Glasses Make Others Look Smart, Honest
    (23-May-2008)
    Small study says findings may help parents comfort those getting that first pair

  • Cosmetic Skin Fillers May Cause Delayed Side Effects
    (19-May-2008)
    Increasing use of polyalkylimide implant injections leaves skin open to infection, study says

  • Cosmetic Skin Fillers May Cause Delayed Side Effects
    (19-May-2008)
    Increasing use of polyalkylimide implant injections leaves skin open to infection, study says

  • Cosmetic Skin Fillers May Cause Delayed Side Effects
    (19-May-2008)
    Increasing use of polyalkylimide implant injections leaves skin open to infection, study says

  • Cosmetic Skin Fillers May Cause Delayed Side Effects
    (19-May-2008)
    Increasing use of polyalkylimide implant injections leaves skin open to infection, study says

  • Health Tip: Using Hair Dyes
    (12-May-2008)
    Follow safety steps to reduce risks

  • 3 Women Suffer Kidney Failure After Derriere Injections
    (01-May-2008)
    The procedures were done at an unlicensed clinic in North Carolina, CDC says

  • High Self-Esteem May Mask Defensiveness
    (30-Apr-2008)
    If personal feelings are 'fragile,' it's no better than having a poor view of one's self

  • Health Tip: Before Getting Plastic Surgery
    (09-Apr-2008)
    Do plenty of research

  • Health Tip: Before Getting Plastic Surgery
    (09-Apr-2008)
    Do plenty of research

  • Faces May Provide Clues to Sexual Attitudes
    (09-Apr-2008)
    But men shouldn't presume relationship is wanted based on appearance alone, researchers add

  • Most Cancer Survivors Say Chemo Fears Unfounded
    (04-Apr-2008)
    Potentially lifesaving treatments are easier now, survey suggests

  • Rap Music Glorifying Drug Use
    (01-Apr-2008)
    Study finds sixfold increase in positive portrayal of substance abuse over last 20 years

  • Scientists Isolate Organism That Causes Disfiguring Tropical Disease
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Aquatic niches host Buruli ulcer bacterium that plagues African populations

  • Some Facelift Patients Infected With MRSA 'Superbug'
    (21-Mar-2008)
    Though numbers are small, the trend is worrisome, study says

  • Hair Tells Tale of Where You've Been
    (25-Feb-2008)
    Water molecules in shafts offer up personal history, researchers say

  • FDA Warns of Children's Deaths Linked to Botox
    (08-Feb-2008)
    Anti-wrinkle drug and competitor Myobloc under agency safety review

  • Depression, Obesity Coexist in Many Middle-Aged Women
    (14-Jan-2008)
    Those 40 to 65 twice as likely to find either symptom fuels the other, study suggests

  • School Social Standing Linked to Teen Girls' Weight Gain
    (08-Jan-2008)
    Those who self-reported low esteem most likely to add pounds over 2-year span, study finds

  • Health Tip: Cosmetics Safety
    (01-Jan-2008)
    Prevent infection or irritation from makeup

  • Breast Cancer Surgeons Don't Discuss Reconstruction Options
    (21-Dec-2007)
    But these discussions greatly impact women's surgery choices, experts say

  • Dentists Take Dimmer View of Patients' Smiles
    (17-Dec-2007)
    People are more pleased with their teeth than professionals might think, survey finds

  • Study Finds Cholesterol Fine-Tunes Hearing
    (14-Dec-2007)
    Research in rodents shows amount in outer hair cell membranes affects sound

  • Workplace Flexibility Can Boost Healthy Behaviors
    (14-Dec-2007)
    Giving workers some leeway promotes positive lifestyle changes, study finds

  • Partial Face Transplant Patient Doing Well
    (12-Dec-2007)
    French doctors report woman is eating, drinking and smiling 18 months later

  • Gene Tweak Reverses Aging in Mouse Skin Cells
    (29-Nov-2007)
    It's a long way from this to a human 'fountain of youth,' however

  • Health Tip: Brightening Your Pearly Whites
    (18-Sep-2007)
    Talk to your dentist about what's best for you

  • Transsexuals Can Benefit From Nose Reshaping
    (17-Sep-2007)
    These surgeries enhance male-to-female transitions, study finds

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff
    (10-Sep-2007)
    Over-the-counter shampoos can help

  • Weight-Loss Surgeries Extend Lives
    (22-Aug-2007)
    Studies support expanded use of gastric bypass, banding, experts say

  • Health Tip: Keep Oily Hair Under Control
    (25-Jul-2007)
    Here are suggestions

  • Health Tip: Keep Oily Hair Under Control
    (25-Jul-2007)
    Here are suggestions

  • Tattoos Can Be Troublesome to Remove
    (22-Jul-2007)
    Experts offer tips on picking more easily erased types, locations

  • New Surgery Brings Back a Smile
    (16-Jul-2007)
    Paralyzed patients regain facial function through muscle transplant

  • Simple Steps Improve Appearance After Thyroid Surgery
    (13-Jul-2007)
    Many patients worry about scarring, experts say

  • Patient's Own Body Fat Used in Breast Remodeling
    (09-Jul-2007)
    Procedure is first being tried on breast cancer survivors, developers say

  • Medical Tourism Takes Flight
    (06-Jul-2007)
    Lower costs are luring Americans abroad but risks exist, experts warn

  • Permanent Makeup Isn't Always Pretty
    (27-Jun-2007)
    Adverse reactions can be unsightly and long-lasting, study finds

  • Permanent Makeup Isn't Always Pretty
    (27-Jun-2007)
    Adverse reactions can be unsightly and long-lasting, study finds

  • Girls Who Like Dad Favor Partners Who Look Like Him
    (17-Jun-2007)
    Study adds to evidence that mate selection is active process rooted in childhood

  • Hair Relaxers Won't Boost Black Women's Breast Cancer Risk
    (30-May-2007)
    Study of 59,000 women shows no link, despite long-time use

  • Botox Could Treat Enlarged Prostate
    (23-May-2007)
    It relieves symptoms and shrinks oversized gland, study shows

  • Severely Obese Women More Likely to Skip Cancer Scans
    (17-May-2007)
    Many may feel embarrassed at getting weighed or examined, expert says

  • Hair Follicles May Regrow After Head Wounds
    (16-May-2007)
    Finding in mice could lead to dermabrasion baldness treatments, scientists say

  • Some People Find Angry Expressions Rewarding
    (30-Mar-2007)
    Study finds those with high testosterone levels get enjoyment from provocative teasing

  • Port-Wine Stains Can Return After Laser Treatment
    (21-Mar-2007)
    Decade-long study suggests retreatment may be necessary

  • Cosmetic Procedures on the Rise -- Again
    (20-Mar-2007)
    Botox, liposuction among the most popular procedures in 2006, survey finds

  • Better Measurements, Better Results After Facial Reconstruction
    (20-Mar-2007)
    New technique helps normalize outcomes, researchers say

  • Spas: An Option for All
    (04-Mar-2007)
    No longer a destination solely for the wealthy, spa vacations can fit many budgets

  • Image Concerns Tied to Depression in Arthritis, Lupus Patients
    (28-Feb-2007)
    Study suggests counseling can minimize fear of deformities, physical limitations

  • Spearmint Tea May Help Women With Hirsutism
    (21-Feb-2007)
    It lowers androgen levels in women who grow excess hair on face, stomach, study claims

  • 'Plasma' Technique a New Wrinkle-Fighter
    (20-Feb-2007)
    Device improves appearance with faster healing time, study suggests

  • Health Tip: What Causes Brittle Nails?
    (05-Feb-2007)
    Things that can make them break easily

  • Folic Acid Supplements Cut Babies' Risk of Cleft Lip
    (26-Jan-2007)
    Study finds daily dose of 400 micrograms or more drops rate by 40%

  • Cosmetic Wrinkle Filler Approved
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Radiesse treats frown lines and other facial folds

  • Cosmetic Wrinkle Filler Approved
    (28-Dec-2006)
    Radiesse treats frown lines and other facial folds

  • Adult Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles
    (15-Dec-2006)
    Researchers say finding means patients could be their own donors

  • CT Scans Aid Facial Reconstruction
    (22-Nov-2006)
    They help surgeons create more natural implants, study finds

  • Lab-Strength Toxin, Not Botox, Caused Paralyses
    (21-Nov-2006)
    Four who thought they were getting Botox were stricken in 2004 mix-up, study finds

  • College Women Favor Nutrition Over Exercise
    (17-Oct-2006)
    When shedding pounds, 79.1% of men said they'd never tried a diet, study finds

  • Coming Clean on Personal Care Products
    (22-Sep-2006)
    Experts debate the risks of chemicals found in the bathroom cabinet

  • Plastic Surgery Clears Nasal Airways
    (18-Sep-2006)
    'Functional rhinoplasty' relieves septal deviation, other woes

  • Staring Down Father Time
    (08-Sep-2006)
    Boomers try head-to-toe rejuvenation techniques to maintain their bodies, self-image

  • Botox Reduces Facial Scarring
    (24-Aug-2006)
    It's the first such drug to do so, researchers say

  • Botox Reduces Facial Scarring
    (24-Aug-2006)
    It's the first such drug to do so, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Piercing Your Child's Ears
    (21-Aug-2006)
    Take these precautions to avoid complications

  • A Permanent Wrinkle-Eraser?
    (17-Aug-2006)
    Doctors are divided about yet-to-be-approved ArteFill

  • Health Tip: Considering Liposuction?
    (16-Aug-2006)
    Remember to be realistic

  • Health Tip: Considering Liposuction?
    (16-Aug-2006)
    Remember to be realistic

  • Battle of the Sexes: Body Health Is What They See
    (11-Aug-2006)
    Companion studies show how men and women differ in diet, exercise behaviors to alter looks

  • 'Thread Lift' a Low-Risk Alternative to Face Lift
    (27-Jul-2006)
    In the outpatient technique, a thread under the skin pulls up sagging tissue

  • Health Tip: What Causes Dandruff?
    (30-Jun-2006)
    And how to prevent it

  • Health Tip: My Teeth Are Discolored
    (13-Jun-2006)
    Foods and medications are likely culprits

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your New Piercing
    (13-Jun-2006)
    Keep it clean to prevent infection

  • Botox Might Help Treat Enlarged Prostate
    (23-May-2006)
    In small study, three-quarters of patients gained better bladder function

  • Health Tip: Considering Botox?
    (28-Apr-2006)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Silicone Implants Don't Raise Risk for Breast Cancer
    (18-Apr-2006)
    Despite controversy, decades-long study finds no link

  • Lasers Zap Varicose Veins
    (12-Apr-2006)
    Minimally invasive technique has minimal recovery time, too

  • 'Facial Stimulators' Give No Lift
    (26-Jan-2006)
    'Electrostimulating' devices failed to rejuvenate faces, experts say

  • More Men Are Discovering Cosmetic Surgery
    (02-Jan-2006)
    Liposuction, eyelid lifts and nose jobs are popular procedures, experts say

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Oily Hair
    (28-Dec-2005)
    Don't brush too frequently

  • Botox Helps Stroke Patients
    (28-Oct-2005)
    Injections improved muscle control and eased limb pain, study found

  • Health Tip: Vitiligo Causes White Skin Patches
    (27-Oct-2005)
    Makeup, repigmentation therapy can help

  • Health Tip: Vitiligo Causes White Skin Patches
    (27-Oct-2005)
    Makeup, repigmentation therapy can help

  • Botulinum Toxin Eases Intense Facial Pain
    (24-Oct-2005)
    Researchers found patients symptom-free after 30 days

  • Health Tip: Hair Loss in Women With Cancer
    (14-Oct-2005)
    A wig can help you look and feel better

  • Health Tip: Hiding Ugly Scars
    (11-Oct-2005)
    Here are some options

  • Health Tip: Makeup May Aggravate Allergies
    (06-Oct-2005)
    Here's how to reduce your risk

  • Bones to Blame for Aging Face
    (25-Sep-2005)
    They shrink as years go by, and this process is faster in women, study finds

  • Health Tip: Caring for Your Skin
    (21-Sep-2005)
    How to maintain that youthful glow

  • Health Tip: Caring for Your Skin
    (21-Sep-2005)
    How to maintain that youthful glow

  • Plastic Surgery Not Just for Wealthy Anymore
    (30-Aug-2005)
    Patients now reflect the mainstream, survey finds

  • Pigment Makes Redheads More Prone to Skin Cancer
    (29-Aug-2005)
    New research pinpoints the difference between hair colors and cancer risk

  • Better Treatment for Deviated Septum
    (21-Jul-2005)
    New procedure corrects the nasal malformation up to 96 percent of the time

  • Health Tip: Considering Plastic Surgery?
    (21-JUN-2005)
    How to know if you're a good candidate

  • Study Frowns on Over-The-Counter Lip Enhancers
    (07-JUN-2005)
    These cremes may promise more than they deliver

  • Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dandruff
    (23-MAY-2005)
    The good news: it can be controlled

  • Health Tip: Getting a Child's Ears Pierced
    (16-MAY-2005)
    Tips to prevent infection

  • Study: 'Arm Lift' Plastic Surgery Generally Safe
    (09-MAY-2005)
    But nerve damage did occur in 5% of cases, researchers say

  • Mesotherapy Not Proven as Weight-Loss Method
    (27-APR-2005)
    Experts caution against injections of medications, plant extracts into fatty tissue

  • In Reversal, FDA Panel Backs Return of Silicone Breast Implants
    (13-APR-2005)
    Second company persuasive in saying newer implants are safer

  • Health Tip: Suspicious Moles
    (13-APR-2005)
    A mark of beauty or cancer?

  • FDA Reconsidering Silicone Breast Implants
    (11-APR-2005)
    Three days of hearings on rupture rates begin

  • Lasers Can Repair Most Causes of Varicose Veins
    (08-APR-2005)
    Study finds the therapy zaps tough-to-reach trouble spots

  • Health Tip: Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon
    (25-MAR-2005)
    Here are some questions to ask

  • Cosmetic Surgery Not High on Collegians' List
    (28-FEB-2005)
    Only 5% of those surveyed had had it done

  • Health Tip: 'Alcohol-Free' Products May Not Be
    (25-JAN-2005)
    FDA clears up labeling confusion

  • Health Tip: Considering Botox?
    (24-JAN-2005)
    Here's a safety checklist

  • Health Tip: Considering Botox?
    (24-JAN-2005)
    Here's a safety checklist

  • Health Tip: Considering Botox?
    (24-JAN-2005)
    Here's a safety checklist

  • Health Tip: Feel Better About Yourself
    (21-JAN-2005)
    Media images can promote poor self-view

  • Health Tip: A Safe Shave
    (18-JAN-2005)
    Wet skin, sharp blade are key

  • Health Tip: Sensitive Skin?
    (13-JAN-2005)
    Suggestions to avoid makeup reactions

  • Health Tip: Be Smart When Applying Makeup
    (04-JAN-2005)
    Or risk eye injury

  • Gray Hair Shares Genetic Root With Melanoma
    (23-DEC-2004)
    Study finds genes that lead to both

  • Health Tip: No More Weight Control After Liposuction?
    (14-DEC-2004)
    Fat chance, experts say

  • Health Tip: Hair Apparent
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Modern anti-baldness therapies involve hair relocation

  • Health Tip: Discard Old Cosmetics
    (25-NOV-2004)
    They could harbor nasty germs

  • More Options Than Ever to Looking Younger
    (19-NOV-2004)
    New techniques and improvements help turn clock back

  • More Options Than Ever to Looking Younger
    (19-NOV-2004)
    New techniques and improvements help turn clock back

  • More Options Than Ever to Looking Younger
    (19-NOV-2004)
    New techniques and improvements help turn clock back

  • Botox Eases Pain of Breast Reconstruction
    (11-OCT-2004)
    Injecting wrinkle treatment into pectoral muscles reduces discomfort, study finds

  • Health Tip: The Skinny on Liposuction
    (11-OCT-2004)
    Not just for cosmetic purposes

  • Health Tip: The Skinny on Liposuction
    (11-OCT-2004)
    Not just for cosmetic purposes

  • Health Tip: The Skinny on Liposuction
    (11-OCT-2004)
    Not just for cosmetic purposes

  • Health Tip: Dentures Can Restore Your Smile
    (04-OCT-2004)
    But mouth care is still important

  • Liposuction Can Be Safe
    (15-SEP-2004)
    No adverse effects seen when qualified surgeons perform it in accredited centers

  • Scientists Close In on Cleft Palate Genes
    (18-AUG-2004)
    First-ever mutation clearly linked to increased risk for the common birth defect

  • Health Tip: Is That a Gray Hair?
    (16-AUG-2004)
    They're a normal part of aging

  • Health Tip: Smooth Your Skin
    (10-AUG-2004)
    Options after an accident or surgery

  • Health Tip: Smooth Your Skin
    (10-AUG-2004)
    Options after an accident or surgery

  • Botox OK'd for Excessive Sweating
    (21-JUL-2004)
    Fourth approval for anti-wrinkle drug