Nip "n" tuck scare tactic: Patients "should see photos of scarring to warn them of side effects"

Nip 'n' tuck scare tactic: Patients 'should see photos of scarring to warn them of side effects' | UPDATED: 09:41 GMT, 31 December 2012 Patients thinking of having cosmetic surgery should be shown photos of bruising and scarring to warn them of the side-effects, a report says.

Miscarriage conveyor belt: Women in depths of despair are treated heartlessly by NHS staff, says watchdog

Miscarriage conveyor belt: Women in depths of despair are treated heartlessly by NHS staff, says watchdog A report by Nice says that patients who have lost their baby are often dealt with by 'insensitive' doctors, nurses and receptionistsMany are left to wait on wards where they can hear others giving birth, according to the report | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 11 December 2012 Distress: Women who suffer miscarriages are often dealt with by 'insensitive' doctors, nurses and receptionists, according to a new report Women who suffer miscarriages are being treated in a heartless ‘conveyor belt’ system, according to the NHS watchdog.

Ban "failing" hip resurfacing implants for women, say surgeons

Ban 'failing' hip resurfacing implants for women, say surgeonsWomen who had worn-out hips resurfaced five times more likely to need a second operation More than one in ten suffer problemsFailure figures for men are much lower | UPDATED: 01:07 GMT, 2 October 2012 Women should no longer be offered hip resurfacing because of ‘unacceptably high’ failure rates, surgeons have warned.

Cataract surgery: Trifocal lens ends need for glasses post-operation

Revolutionary new trifocal lens ends need for glasses after cataract surgery | UPDATED: 21:52 GMT, 29 September 2012 A new trifocal lens implant that offers near, intermediate and distance vision, is revolutionising the treatment of cataracts.

Fears hundreds of contraceptive implants have gone missing in women"s bodies, putting their fertility at risk

Fertility fears for hundreds of women after contraceptive implants go 'missing' inside their bodies Implanon device contains a progesterone-like hormone that is released slowly into the bloodstreamMHRA said there have been reports of problems with inserting and removing the implantOlder women could now be left with no chance of having children | UPDATED: 12:49 GMT, 5 September 2012 Hundreds of women have had their fertility put in jeopardy after a popular contraceptive implant was apparently 'lost' in their bodies.

Vanity Wonder who spent $15,000 on illegal bottom and hip injections reveals she’s lucky to be alive

Woman who spent $15,000 on illegal bottom and hip injections admits she”s lucky to be alive after her obsession could have killed her Vanity Wonder admitted on This Morning she didn”t know what she was injected with the first time she had the procedure

PIP breast implants "are up to six times as likely to rupture"; But they don"t cause cancer, finds inquiry

PIP breast implants 'are up to six times as likely to rupture'; But they don't cause cancer, finds inquiry Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 00:56 GMT, 19 June 2012 The faulty breast implants at the centre of a health scare are up to six times as likely to rupture as other brands but do not cause cancer, an inquiry has found.

Pip breast implants DON"T cause cancer – but they are up to SIX TIMES as likely to rupture

Pip breast implants DON'T cause cancer – but they are up to SIX TIMES as likely to rupture Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 18 June 2012 The faulty breast implants at the centre of a health scare are up to six times as likely to rupture as other brands – but do not cause cancer.

Pip breast implants DON"T cause cancer – but they are TWICE as likely to rupture

Pip breast implants DON'T cause cancer – but they are TWICE as likely to rupture Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 18 June 2012 Ruptured PIP breast implants should not cause any long-term health problems, according to UK experts.