Walnuts Improve the Stress Response

 "This is the first study to show that walnuts and walnut oil reduce blood pressure during stress.  This is important because we can't avoid all of the stressors in our daily lives. This study shows that a dietary change could help our bodies better respond to stress." Clck here for the story. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

Turning back the clock: How cosmetic procedures in women over 50 have soared by nearly 70 per cent in a year

The number of women opting for post-menopause cosmetic treatments is on the rise, a leading clinic has claimed. The Harley Medical Group said the women over 50 are now its fastest growing clientele, as those going through ‘the change’ try to turn back the clock. New figures suggest growing numbers are having non-surgical facelifts in a bid to tackle the effects and give themselves a confidence boost. Click here for the story. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

Stretch Marks Can be Removed With New Tummy Tuck Alternative

But now, two non-invasive procedures have been introduced that can help to tighten the skin around the tummy, as well as remove stretch marks. Known as Thermage and Fraxel, one can have once again flawless skin. Thermage is used for tightening the skin and minimizing the belt area, where as Fraxel is a definite stretch mark treatment. Click here for the story. ___________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

Plastic Surgery and Seniors

Plastic surgery is becoming increasingly popular with seniors. So says the St. Petersburg Times, in an article published in early September, 2010. The article profiles a very active, happy senior named Barbara, now 75, who works out, takes piano lessons and volunteers. A few years ago she had an eyelid lift, then more recently a procedure to tighten her chin. Barbara’s plastic surgeon is quoted, saying that many people he sees are living longer, healthier lives and don’t really perceive themselves Read More >

Men now turning to liposuction

Former Denver Broncos tight-end Reggie Johnson was playing with his 5-year-old son, Reggie ll, in May, when he suddenly found himself gasping for breath. "I could barely get up the steps," says Johnson, 42, who weighed 307 at the time. "I was huffing and puffing. I knew I had to do something." And he did. Johnson went from eating 3,000 calories a day to about 1,800. "I stopped playing football, but I still ate like a football player," he says. Johnson began a medical weight loss program, began Read More >

All About Cool Lipo!

The procedure is very similar to the traditional form of liposuction. The main difference is that this is a lot less invasive. This can even target the small regions in your body. If you have problems with your abdomen, buttocks, arms, breasts (for men), and thighs, the cool lipo can very well take care of these. This is also particularly helpful when you see that your skin has begun to sag. Click here for the story. Read More >

Celebrate National Start Eating Healthy Day Nov. 3

The American Heart Association will celebrate National Start Eating Healthy Day on Nov. 3. Everyone is invited to participate in this massive national public awareness day by making healthy choices on Nov. 3 and all year long. An estimated 66 percent of American adults are classified as overweight or obese, and nearly one in three American kids and teens are considered overweight or obese. Click here for the story. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Read More >

Plastic Surgery ‘Lifts’ Can Fight Gravity

  The saying about old age being no place for sissies--most often attributed to Bette Davis--is so right. Along with more serious issues some women develop as the years pass, comes sagging of muscles, skin and fat as body tissues inevitably lose the battle with gravity.  Many women are content to take good care of themselves and let nature take its course. Others intervene using non-invasive weapons like a prescription-strength skin care regimen and perhaps a little Botox. If neither of these Read More >

TV show could lead to an increase in breast augmentation

Cosmetic surgeon Laurence Kirwan MD FRCS FACS believes that the influence of buxom celebrities, and TV personalities such as Mad Men's Christina Hendricks, will lead to an increase in breast augmentation here in the UK. "Seeing Christina Hendricks' womanly curves on our TV screens is not only a morale booster for well-endowed women but also emphasises the fact that a voluptuous bosom is an asset," says Liverpool-born Kirwan. He also points out that several couturiers used models that are far from Read More >
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