Moob ops down by a fifth as cash-strapped men opt for the gym instead 642 men had 4k op last year compared to 790 in 2011Plastic surgeons say recession could mean men have less spare cash to splashFigures also revealed women more likely to have fat ‘transfers’ to slim some areas while plumping the face , surgeons speculate that more people are simply trying to burn off the fat.
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.
Squeezing breasts 'could stop growth of cancer cells' Experts found physical force can play a role in the growth – and reversion – of cancer cellsSquashing malignant cells made them grow in a more normal and organised wayResearch could help experts track down molecules that could be targeted for therapies | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 17 December 2012 A little squeeze may be all that it takes to prevent malignant breast cells triggering cancer, research has shown.
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Transplant patient sent home from hospital with A4-sized surgical mat still inside him Michael O'Sullivan, 49, had a CT scan three weeks after his liver transplant after he complained of painA second operation revealed that a silicone mat had been left inside him during the earlier operationIt was a 'never event' – a hospital incident that should never happenLawyer who won him 7,000 compensation said it had been 'basic carelessness' | UPDATED: 20:36 GMT, 4 December 2012 A liver transplant patient was sewn up with an A4-sized piece of surgical equipment left inside him, after a series of medical blunders.
The balloon that you swallow to lose weight | UPDATED: 20:12 GMT, 17 September 2012 A balloon that’s inserted into a tiny capsule that you then swallow could be a radical new treatment for obesity.
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
Meet 'Desperate Debra' – the caesarean simulator that will help doctors to save the lives of pregnant women | UPDATED: 13:58 GMT, 5 July 2012 She may have no arms or legs, but 'Desperate Debra' is poised to play a crucial role in training up NHS doctors.
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 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.